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5 Fast Facts: New Labour Hire Laws – Protection for Workers and Contractors

  1. This week saw the introduction of the Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017 to the Queensland Parliament;
  2. The new laws are designed to reduce and prevent the exploitation and mistreatment of vulnerable workers;
  3. The new laws introduce a comprehensive labour hire regulation scheme;
  4. All labour hire providers will be required to be licensed and all labour hire arrangements must be with licensed providers;
  5. A compliance unit will also be established to investigate complaints, with maximum penalties of $126,044.60 or three years imprisonment for an individual or $365,700 for serious corporate breaches.

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