Rort leaves a bad taste

Backpackers Rebecca Booth and James Freeman from England have become victims of dodgy labour hire practices in Sunraysia. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Backpackers Rebecca Booth and James Freeman from England have become victims of dodgy labour hire practices in Sunraysia. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

ONE employer doing the wrong thing is enough to ruin Sunraysia’s reputation, according to British backpackers Rebecca Booth and James Freeman.

The couple last week left Mildura following a fourmonth battle with their local employer to receive full payment of months of labour.

The matter was fully resolved last Tuesday, but the pair said they felt trapped in a persisting situation that slipped out of their control for too long.

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