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Casual work in the spotlight


Casual work in the spotlight

The decision in the Federal Court regarding a casual worker’s entitlement to paid leave coupled with the recent Fair Work Commission decision allowing casual employees with 12 months of service to request full-time or part-time status illustrates the complexity of classifying employees correctly. Now, more than ever, employers must be rigorous in understanding their employment obligations.

Senior Employment Relations Adviser from Employsure, Amelia Gagliardi, said “These decisions will have implications for the preferred business model of many businesses – particularly those in hospitality, food, and labour hire companies, which rely on casual work due to “irregular working hours, projects, and seasonal work”. Read the full article here.

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