Coles and Woolworths urged to boycott suppliers linked to the exploitation of migrant workers 

May 22, 2019 EcoVadis Mkt


The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) has raised concerns with both supermarkets about the accreditation of labour-hire providers in their domestic supply chains. ACCR director of workers' rights, Katie Hepworth, said there were concerns the supermarkets were continuing trade with labour hire providers found to have violated Fair Work laws. Under Woolworths' policies, a labour-hire provider must be accredited through one of three systems: the state licensing system for labour hire; be considered an approved employer on the Australian Government's Seasonal Worker Programme; or be accredited by the certification scheme, StaffSure.



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