When it comes to worker’s rights and labor movements throughout the world, it is evident that there is an increasing shift towards more humane and above-standard treatment for laborers. In Australia, recent legislation has allowed for businesses that are implementing shady hiring practices to be better regulated and analyzed, thus leading to an exposure of these companies if they continue these practices. In a world where worker’s rights are becoming ever more crucial, this is a necessary step to protect those who may not be able to protect themselves.
- More workers are finding job placement through labor hire firms.
- A presumed standard of hiring practices will be established nationwide.
- Twice a year, Queensland companies will be required to complete new registration/ licensing tasks.
“More than 1450 Queensland-based labour hire companies and 100,000 workers will be directly impacted by the new labour hire licensing law, which was passed by the state government in early September.”