Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Labor flags ID cards for foreign workers

Foreign worker and war criminal, John Howard works for the USA

The Labor Party says the introduction of a photo-ID card for foreign worker in Australia will help remove illegal and exploited workers from work sites.

[First they came for the foreign workers?]

Labor's immigration spokesman Stephen Smith says a recent report from the Australian National Audit Office indicates basic measures have not been developed to combat an estimated 30,000 illegal foreign workers in Australia.

Smith says under a Labor Government, all foreign workers will be issued with the card and employers who repeatedly use illegal workers will face significant fines.

"One of our key immigration proposals is to introduce a foreign workers ID card to ensure that people who are non-Australian citizens who are in Australia only work if they are authorised to work," he said.

"We'll employ tough sanctions on employers who are in breach of that and we'll also ensure that the department is adequately resourced."

[First they came for the foreign workers! Next!]

By Labor 21 July 04


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