Bassina Farbenblum

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law

Kensington

High St

Sydney , NSW 2052

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Wage Theft in Australia: Findings of the National Temporary Migrant Work Survey

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Mar 2018
Laurie Berg and Bassina Farbenblum
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Downloads 1,048 (30,145)
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Migrant worker; wage theft; underpayment; exploitation; international students; Working Holiday Makers; backpackers; Australia

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Wage Theft in Silence: Why Migrant Workers Do Not Recover Their Unpaid Wages in Australia

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 19-1
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2019
Bassina Farbenblum and Laurie Berg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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migrant worker, temporary migrant, migrant, immigrant, wage and hour, wage theft, underpayment, exploitation, access to justice, unions, Fair Work Ombudsman, international education, international students, Working Holiday Makers, backpackers, Australia

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As if We Weren't Humans: The Abandonment of Temporary Migrants in Australia during COVID-19

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Oct 2020
Laurie Berg and Bassina Farbenblum
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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migrant workers, international students, COVID-19, human rights, Australia

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International Students and Wage Theft in Australia

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 May 2021
Bassina Farbenblum and Laurie Berg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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migrant workers, labour exploitation, underpayment, international education

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The Human Rights of Non-Citizens: A New Unified Domain? Book Review of David Weissbrodt's 'The Human Rights of Non-Citizens'

American Journal of International Law, October 2010, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-26
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
Caroline Bettinger-Lopez and Bassina Farbenblum
University of Miami - School of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Migrant Workers' Access to Justice at Home: Indonesia

Migrant Workers' Access to Justice Series (Open Society Foundations), Forthcoming, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-75, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-26
Number of pages: 193 Posted: 02 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
Bassina Farbenblum, Eleanor Taylor-Nicholson and Sarah Paoletti
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
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migrant, migrant worker, labor migrant, labor migration, temporary worker, guest worker, domestic worker, sending country, country of origin, home country, access to justice, compensation, recruitment, insurance, human rights, labour rights, worker rights, Indonesia, Middle East, Gulf, Saudi Arabia

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Transformative Technology for Migrant Workers: Opportunities, Challenges and Risks

Farbenblum B;Laurie B;Angela K, 2018, Transformative Technology for Migrant Workers: Opportunities, Challenges and Risks, Open Society Foundations, New York, ISBN: 978-1-940983-85-1
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Jan 2019
Bassina Farbenblum, Laurie Berg and Angela Kintominas
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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migrant worker, labour migration, technology, digital, supply chain, data, privacy, exploitation, forced labor, trafficking, worker, labor

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Remedies for Migrant Worker Exploitation in Australia: Lessons from the 7-Eleven Wage Repayment Program

Melbourne Univeristy Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2018
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Mar 2018
Laurie Berg and Bassina Farbenblum
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Downloads 141 (283,840)
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migrant workers, temporary migrants, international students, exploitation, 7-eleven, access to remedy, employment remedies, business and human rights, corporate social responsibility, wage theft, Fair Work Ombudsman, Australia, grievance mechanism, enforcement, access to justice, unpaid wages

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Living Precariously: Understanding International Students' Housing Experiences in Australia

MWJI, 2019
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Apr 2020
Laurie Berg and Bassina Farbenblum
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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international students, international education, right to adequate housing, exploitation, rental market, tenancy, affordable housing, accommodation, access to justice, sharing economy, Australia

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No Place Like Home: Addressing Exploitation of International Students in Sydney's Housing Market

UNSW Human Rights Clinic I July 2019
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Apr 2020
University of New South Wales (UNSW), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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international students, international education, right to adequate housing, human rights, access to justice, affordable housing, exploitation, rental market

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Addressing Exploitation in Supply Chains: Is Technology a Game Changer for Worker Voice?

Anti-Trafficking Review, Issue 14, 2020, pp. 47-66, DOI/10.14197/atr.201220144
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 May 2020
Laurie Berg, Bassina Farbenblum and Angela Kintominas
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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supply chain, labour exploitation, modern slavery, technology, worker voice, migrant worker

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Executive Deference in U.S. Refugee Law: Internationalist Paths Through and Beyond Chevron

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 60, No. 5, 2011
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Feb 2011
Bassina Farbenblum
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Asylum, Refugee, Immigration, Chevron, Deference, International Law, Human Rights, Treaty, Refugees Convention, Administrative Law, Treaty Interpretation, Board of Immigration Appeals, BIA, Foreign Relations, Separation of Powers

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The Business of Migrant Worker Recruitment: Who Has the Responsibility and Leverage to Protect Rights?

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2017, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 18-26
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Bassina Farbenblum and Justine Nolan
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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migrant worker, recruitment, human rights, business, access to remedy, middle east, countries of origin, multinationals, business, human rights, access to justice, governance, transnational

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Book Review of David Weissbrodt’s ‘The Human Rights of Non-Citizens’

American Journal of International Law, October 2010, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2010-46, Miami Law Research Paper Series No. 2010-26
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Nov 2010
Caroline Bettinger-Lopez and Bassina Farbenblum
University of Miami - School of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Downloads 55 (503,496)

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Human Rights Law, Non-citizens

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Migrant Workers’ Access to Justice for Wage Theft: A Global Study of Promising Initiatives

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Jan 2022
Bassina Farbenblum and Laurie Berg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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migrant workers, wage theft, access to justice, portability, burden of proof, labour law

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'We Might not Be Citizens but We Are Still People': Australia’s Disregard for the Human Rights of International Students during COVID-19

26(3) Australian Journal of Human Rights (published online April 2021)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Bassina Farbenblum and Laurie Berg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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COVID-19, international students, migrant workers, wage subsidies, racism

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Migrant Workers’ Access to Remedy for Exploitation in Australia: The Role of the National Fair Work Ombudsman

Australian Human Rights Journal, November 2017, DOI/10.1080/1323238X.2017.1392478, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 18-27
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Bassina Farbenblum and Laurie Berg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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Migrant Worker; Fair Work Ombudsman; Access to Justice; Access to Remedy; Exploitation; International Students

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International Students and the Fair Work Ombudsman

Research Report for the Fair Work Ombudsman, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2018-78
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 18 Jun 2018
University of Adelaide - School of Law, Adelaide Law SchoolUniversity of Adelaide - School of Law, University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Independent
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International students, migration, work rights

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Governance of Migrant Worker Recruitment: A Rights-Based Framework for Countries of Origin

Asian Journal of International Law, 2016, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-44
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Bassina Farbenblum
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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migrant worker, labour migration, migrants rights, recruitment, governance, human rights, Asia, country of origin, rights-based approach, regulation, sustainable development