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Industrial Relations

Wage Theft Isn’t Fair. Here’s How We’ll Stop It

Every worker has the right to a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work.

However, reports are increasing of Victorians being underpaid or exploited at work, workers are feeling more insecure and employers are getting away with a slap on the wrist.

This isn’t right and it isn’t fair.

That’s why a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will introduce tough new laws cracking down on unscrupulous employers who deliberately underpay or don’t pay their workers, and set up a new Victorian Wage Inspectorate to take action against dodgy employers and protect workers.