Laurie Berg

University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law

Sydney

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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)
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Migrant worker; wage theft; underpayment; exploitation; 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)
Downloads 644 (61,428)
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migrant workers, international students, COVID-19, human rights, 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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Constructing the Personal Narratives of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Asylum Claimants

Journal of Refugee Studies, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Feb 2009
Jenni Millbank and Laurie Berg
University of Technology, Sydney, Faculty of Law and University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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refugee narratives, sexual orientation, lesbian, gay, bisexual refugees, sexual identity, particular social group

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Developing a Jurisprudence of Transgender Particular Social Group

'Developing a Jurisprudence of Transgender Particular Social Group' in Thomas Spijkerboer (ed) Fleeing Homophobia, Routledge 2013, pp121-153, UTS: Law Research Paper No. 2013/1
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
Laurie Berg and Jenni Millbank
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and University of Technology, Sydney, Faculty of Law
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refugee law, gender identity, gender related persecution, transgender, transsexual

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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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'Mate Speak English, You're in Australia Now': English Language Requirements in Skilled Migration

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2, p. 110, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Laurie Berg
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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skilled migration, English language, White Australia policy

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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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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
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law & Justice
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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 150 (283,315)
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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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At the Border and Between the Cracks: The Precarious Position of Irregular Migrant Workers Under International Human Rights Law

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Feb 2009
Laurie Berg
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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irregular migrants, migrant workers, human rights

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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
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law & Justice
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supply chain, labour exploitation, modern slavery, technology, worker voice, migrant worker

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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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Hiding in Plain Sight – Au Pairs in Australia

'Hiding in Plain Sight - Au Pairs in Australia' in Rosie Cox (ed), Au Pairs’ Lives in Global Context: Sisters or Servants? (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)., UTS: Law Research Paper No. 2015/4
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Laurie Berg
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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Space for Economic Migrants? Poverty, Migrants and Australian Civil Society

GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY YEARBOOK 2009: GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION, Helmut Anheier, Marlies Glasius, Mary Kaldor, eds., SAGE Publications Ltd., 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Nov 2009
Laurie Berg and Anna Samson
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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irregular migrants, trafficking, asylum, refugee, Australia

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Cultural Exchange or Cheap Housekeeper? Findings of a National Survey of Au Pairs in Australia

Migrant Worker Justice Initiative, November 2018, DOI:/10.13140/RG.2.2.17089.81769
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
Laurie Berg and Gabrielle Meagher
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and Macquarie University - Department of Sociology
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au pairs, labour migration, childcare, migrant labour, underpayment, exploitation, domestic workers, migrant domestic workers, working holiday makers, Australia, housework

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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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'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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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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Migrant Rights at Work: Law's Precariousness at the Intersection of Immigration and Labour

Laurie Berg, Migrant Rights at Work: Law's precariousness at the intersection of immigration and labour (Routledge, 2016)
Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Laurie Berg
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law

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immigration law, labour law, Australia, temporary migrant worker, unauthorised worker