Browsing: Casual, contract & contingent work (239 items)


Poor communication made valid dismissal unfair

Dismissal
Dismissal

An employer had no choice but to remove an employee from a client's site, but its communication failures made the dismissal unfair, the Fair Work Commission has found.



Employees driving shift away from permanent employment

Talent management, pipelines & planning
Talent management, pipelines & planning

Employers are shifting their workforce mix away from permanent employment, primarily driven by how employees now want to work, new KellyOCG research suggests.


What the WorkPac ruling means for employers

Casual, contract & contingent work
Casual, contract & contingent work

The High Court's WorkPac ruling ends employers' uncertainty over class actions and reinforces the importance of setting clear expectations when employing casuals, a workplace lawyer says.


High Court puts end to casual turbulence and double-dipping claims

Casual, contract & contingent work
Casual, contract & contingent work

The High Court has put an end to the "turbulent" case law involving casual employment for the past few years, in overturning a ruling that a casual should have received permanent employee entitlements.


WorkPac wins High Court 'double dipping' appeal

Casual, contract & contingent work
Casual, contract & contingent work

The High Court has unanimously upheld WorkPac's appeal against a ruling that a casual employee should have received permanent entitlements.




"Questionable" leave policy broke continuous service

Dismissal
Dismissal

A casual employee's continuous service was broken when she complied with her employer's direction to resign before going on holidays, and then sign a new contract on her return, the FWC has ruled.



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