Union fears shipping giant CSL will bring in dozens of cheaper foreign workers under 457 visas

Union fears shipping giant CSL will bring in dozens of cheaper foreign workers under 457 visas


One of the largest shipping companies operating in Australia has been accused of failing to comply with legal obligations to prioritise local workers amid suspicions it wants to fill up to three dozen positions with foreign workers under the 457 visa program.Canadian-owned CSL has recently taken applications for various positions - including marine engineers, fitters and mechanics - on its Australian-flagged fleet of vessels operating along the coastline. A win for Aussie workers The Turnbull government has changed 457 visa conditions, aiming to improve the job prospects of unemployed Australians.



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