Migrant Worker Justice Initiative
Dr Laurie Berg is a Senior Lecturer in the Law Faculty at the University of Technology, Sydney in Australia and founding director of the Migrant Worker Justice Initiative. With Bassina Farbenblum she has led a recent national study into wage theft of international students and backpackers and barriers to their access to justice. She is the author of the first monograph on temporary labour migration in Australia: Migrant Rights at Work: Law’s Precariousness at the Intersection of Immigration and Labour published by Routledge in 2016. Laurie has been awarded the Lisa Gilad prize by the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration, and the University of Technology Sydney’s Early Career Research Excellence Award.