Worker pro­tec­tion

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

UN­SCRUPU­LOUS labour hire op­er­a­tors seek­ing to rip off vul­ner­a­ble work­ers will have no place to hide in Queens­land, thanks to a li­cens­ing scheme en­acted in State Par­lia­ment. In­dus­trial Re­la­tions Min­is­ter Grace Grace said un­der the new li­cens­ing scheme all labour hire providers would need to pass a fit and proper per­son test, com­ply with com­pen­sa­tion, wages ans su­per­an­nu­a­tion laws. As well as pay li­cense fees and re­port reg­u­larly on op­er­a­tors.

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