Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has IT contracts with some of the nation’s largest companies, including Qantas, Woolworths, Telstra and AGL.
Current and former employees of TCS say the company relies on foreign workers, even in areas where there are no skills shortages.
Indian IT giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) accused of misusing 457 visas.
TCS employs 300,000 worldwide and makes billions, with clients including Qantas, Woolworths, Telstra and AGL.
Company accused of flying in workers without advertising for Australian workers.
Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor wants regulation to force companies to advertise locally.
Union says companies get around regulation by advertising low wages that local workers won’t take.
One worker, who wants to remain anonymous, says TCS overuses 457 visas.
“I believe it did – I was never asked to advertise for any Australians when developers were required,” she said.