Contract, casual & contingent work (120 items)


Procedural deficiency didn't undermine misconduct dismissal; Conversion rights extended; and more

An employee's dismissal for misleading clients was fair despite his employer's lack of prior warnings, the Fair Work Commission has found. Also in this article: rulings on complaints management and s-xual harassment; casual conversion rights extended; the most important skill for the future of work; and more. » more »



Webcast: HR hot spots 2019

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Employment law is currently a hotbed of activity, challenges and conflict in the wake of recent rulings and in the lead-up to the federal election. Watch this webcast to learn the HR implications of casual employment, employment-related class actions, the push for industry-wide bargaining, whistleblower reforms, and much more. » more »



"Double dipping" regulation proposed; Penalty for "unknowing" worker misclassification; and more

The Federal Government has proposed a new Fair Work regulation to prevent casual employees from "double dipping" on entitlements. Also in this article, more compensation and a penalty have been ordered in the case that sparked the casuals confusion, permanent conversion rights are to be extended, and more. » more »





Host ordered to reinstate on-hire worker; General protections claims increasing; and more

The Federal Court has ordered a host employer to reinstate a labour hire worker until her adverse action claim against it is determined. Also in this article, general protections claims continue to rise; the FWO won record penalties in the past financial year; and more. » more »