Australia's Largest Wage Theft Case: Senate Demands Investigation Into Coal Mining Underpayments

In this video, Senator Malcolm from One Nation addresses the recent Senate's second reading amendment to the Fair Work Act bill. The amendment requires the government to investigate massive wage theft in the coal mining industry. Senator Malcolm reads the relevant motion, highlighting the requirement for the government to investigate claims that casual miners working under enterprise agreements have been underpaid. This case could potentially involve over $1 billion in wage theft, affecting more than 5,000 coal miners, with underpayments amounting to $40,000 per year per miner.