Disabled Workers In Aus Are Being Paid As Little As $2 An Hour & What’s Worse Is It’s Legal

Unless you’ve been following the disability royal commission closely, chances are you’ve heard nothing about it at all. With all the election shenanigans going on right now, it’s become lost in a sea of Morrison and Albanese pics.

The inquiry is specifically looking into Australian disability enterprises (ADEs), where people with disabilities can find employment separate from mainstream workforces. The problem? ADEs are getting away with modern slavery, paying workers with disabilities as low as $2 an hour.

The worst part is it’s completely legal.

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Topics:
Employment

Author:
By Michael Di Iorio

Source:
Pedestrian TV

Date published:
Thu 14th Apr, 2022