U.S.A: Queensland raises the stakes on ethical procurement

22 Aug 19: Queensland Government entities and suppliers have new obligations under the Queensland Procurement Policy with the introduction of the Ethical Supplier Threshold and Ethical Supplier Mandate.  The Queensland Procurement Policy (QPP) was recently amended to introduce the Ethical Supplier Threshold and the Ethical Supplier Mandate. The Threshold and the Mandate are targeted towards ensuring that Queensland Government suppliers comply with laws relating to the payment of employee entitlements and the use of independent contractors, unpaid interns and labour hire arrangements.