Are you being exploited at work?

Many students are being exploited with illegal working conditions. Here are some of the most common offences. Calling employees contractors Businesses sometimes pressure employees to get an ABN in the belief this will make the worker a contractor. They do this to try...

Don’t surrender your passport!

Starting a job or tenancy? Don’t surrender your passport! A reminder to all students, and especially international students, that no one should ask to hold on to your original passport when you start a job or tenancy. In Australia, holding a person’s passport while...

Check your pay slips for increases

Increases in award and minimum wages and an increase in superannuation rates started on 1 July 2022. Other changes to superannuation mean that employers are now required to pay superannuation even if you earn under $450 per month. Check your payslip to make sure...