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7-Eleven’s Worker Exploitation Scandal Offers Important Lesson in Compliance Management

Australia’s largest convenience store chain, 7-Eleven is facing public outrage in response to new allegations of worker exploitation. An investigation by Fairfax Media has uncovered fresh evidence showing franchisees are charging staff members upwards of $70,000, in order to secure Australian visas. 7-Eleven has been in disaster recovery mode since the story broke this week…

Department of Immigration Warns of AUSFIV Permanent Visa Scam

An official spokesperson for the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has issued an official warning to travellers about a visa scam operating in the South Asia Region. A group calling itself AUSFIV has been drawing in potential migrants with promises of a Permanent Residency (PR) Visa, and ongoing employment once they reach Australia…