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457 sponsors: pay your own way

As discussed by Kate and Jo in previous posts, significant reforms to the sub

Employer of 457 worker fails the obligations and faces $35 000 in consequences

Employers of overseas workers must ensure their temporary sponsored workers have the same terms and conditions for the same job in the same workplace as Australian workers.  There must be no exploitation and no excuses for underpaying overseas workers. 

Protecting overseas workers from exploitation – update on sponsor monitoring activities

Australian workplace laws apply universally to all. In addition to these workplace protections, temporary overseas workers have an additional protective framework embodied in the Migration Legislation Amendment (Worker Protection) Act 2008 (the Worker Protection Act) sponsorship obligations.

Proposed changes to Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) benefits for Subclass 457 visa holders

In November 2011, the government announced reforms to the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) treatment of Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) benefits t

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