Australian’s losing almost $1billion to wage theft

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A new study shows that Australian workers are being underpaid around $850 million each year, causing the country to lose economic activity.

The research, based on Fair Work Ombudsman audits spanning a considerable timeframe, revealed notable breaches of regulations in a significant portion of audited businesses.

These findings point to challenges faced by a considerable portion of the workforce and have far-reaching economic implications.

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