While Australian government agencies & political parties are working hard to tackle the national issue of systemic wage underpayments, it’s always helpful to look to other nations for inspiration.
In March 2017, the Turnbull Government introduced an amendment to the Fair Work Act 2009, in a bid to combat the ongoing and escalating issue of worker exploitation and wage fraud in Australian workplaces.
If you’re reading this, we’ll assume that you've done the math and figured out that you’ve been potentially been underpaid by your employer. So now what? We’ve outlined the next steps that most employees who think they’ve been underpaid should take.