MELS Launch

The Migrant Employment Legal Service (MELS) officially launched on Wednesday 6 November 2019 at the St George Migrant Information Day. MELS has been operational since August 2019 and we were delighted to have an official launch with the NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman. Representatives from the vibrant St George community, Legal Aid, Community Legal Centres NSW,Continue reading “MELS Launch”

What is wage theft?

In Australia, there is a national minimum wage and 10 minimum employment entitlements.[1] Your employment contract cannot be less than the minimum wage and the 10 minimum employment entitlements. These conditions have to be given to all employees, regardless of migration status. Despite the existence of a national minimum wage, there are a substantial number of migrant workersContinue reading “What is wage theft?”