Labour hire arrangements and unfair dismissal

The perils of labour hire arrangements between employers and host employers were very much on show in a recent case…

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Adverse action in the labour law context Part 2

On 22 July 2017 I posted a blog about the complex world of the general protections, particularly in the labour…

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Another warning to labour hire companies

There is an unhealthy propensity for labour hire employers to turn a blind eye to the implications of  a client…

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Adverse action in the labour hire context Part 2

Yesterday I posted a blog about the complex world of the general protections, particularly in the labour hire context. I…

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Adverse action in the labour hire context Part 1

In the complicated world of the Fair Work Act general protections, the taking of adverse action against an employee for…

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Dismissal by host employer; unfair dismissal in labour hire?

It is common in the mining industry for labour hire arrangements to provide for the host employer to give a…

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Is the pen mightier than the sword? Legal letters of demand

Oops “Unfortunately, rather than pursuing further discussion at the invitation of Mr Satori, the applicant engaged lawyers who sent the…

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Unfair dismissals in labour hire arrangements

The Fair Work Act provides (sub-sec 386(2)) inter alia that an employee is not to be regarded as having been…

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Unfair dismissal and the contract employee Part 2

Unfair dismissal and the contract or labour hire employee Part 2 • A fundamental change to the terms and conditions…

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Unfair dismissal and the contract employee

The following is an extract from an unfair dismissal case and is a reasonably good explanation (as a starting point)…

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