Contract, casual & contingent work (153 items)




Casuals claiming $12m in class action; Discrimination now top reason for pay gap

A union has launched a class action on behalf of long-term casuals, seeking annual leave entitlements estimated at $12 million. Also in this article: discrimination accounts for a growing proportion of reasons behind the gender pay gap. » more »




Double maternity leave at half pay not counted towards service; Gig workers happier; and more

An employee who spread 16 weeks of maternity leave pay over 32 weeks has failed to convince a court that the extra 16 weeks should also count towards her service. Also in this article: recent dismissal rulings; Australia and New Zealand's best employers; and why gig workers have better mental health than the rest of the working population. » more »