Audits show abuse of migrant workers widespread

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 21 December 2015

The task force charged with identifying breaches of labour standards says 6 months of increased audits and monitoring have revealed widespread workplace abuse, including cases of employees being paid less than half of the minimum wage.From July 1st, the Labour Inspectorate received an addition 32 million dollars, which included an extra 10 staff, to crack down on employment breaches. Its general manager Geoge Mason says there is a significant set of employers who are engaged in these kinds of practices and taking advantage of young migrant workers in particular