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Monday, 19 September 2016
In the news - SBS
Insight: Fair Work, Fair Pay. Who's getting ripped off at work? When does exploitation become a criminal matter? Forced labour offences were only introduced in Australia in 2013, however have not yet been tested in the courts. This Insight episode featuring Giri Sivaraman gathers a range of foreign workers, some now Australian citizens, who have experienced exploitation in many different industries.
Friday, 9 September 2016
In the news - The United States Department of Justice
Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty for His Role in Conspiracy to Cheat U.S. Emissions Tests James Robert Liang, a Volkswagen engineer, pleaded guilty today for his role in a nearly 10-year conspiracy to defraud U.S. regulators and U.S. Volkswagen customers by implementing software specifically designed to cheat U.S. emissions tests in hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen “clean diesel” vehicles, the Justice Department announced today. Liang’s plea agreement provides that he will cooperate with the government in its ongoing investigation.
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
In the news - Bloomberg
Thursday, 1 September 2016
In the news - ACCC
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
In the news - Dow Jones Business News Comment
Monday, 8 August 2016
In the news - The Guardian
Asbestos is far from a legacy issue. This is no time to rest easy The news that asbestos is slipping through our borders in cheap building materials from China and India means it remains an issue fraught with tragedy.
Monday, 8 August 2016
In the news - Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato
The Italian Competition Authority fines the Volkswagen Group for tampering with their vehicles’ emissions control systems The Italian Competition Authority fines the Volkswagen group for tampering with their vehicles' emissions control systems.
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
In the news - SBS
Stronger protections needed to stop cycle of abuse among underpaid workers We can no longer ignore worker exploitation in Australia, and increased protections are needed for more people to speak out about unfair, unjust and unlawful treatment in the workplace, writes lawyer Giri Sivaraman.