SHAM CONTRACTING IS NEVER ACCEPTABLE
The peak body representing contract cleaning in Australia the Building Service Contractors Association of Australia, issued a statement today in response to recent publicity regarding the underpayment of wages.
The BSCAA condemns the unlawful practice of contracting arrangements, the intention of which is to pay cleaners below the legislated wage rates and conditions contained in the Cleaning Services Award 2010.
Such practices are illegal.
BSCAA opposes sham contracting and for many years and has waged a vigorous campaign to educate the industry on the need for compliance in the payment of wages and statutory obligations for their employees.
BSCAA fully supports the investigation and prosecution of illegal subcontracting practices by the Fair Work Ombudsman and other government agencies.
For enquiries about this media release please contact: BSCAA National Office 1800 132 902