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 dismissals of labour hire employees

In Donald Pettifer v MODEC Management Services Pty Ltd [2016] FWCFB 5243 a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission…

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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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In the eye of the beholder; a perspective upon labour hire arrangements

The concept of labour hire arrangements was analysed in Arcadia v Accenture Australia 2008) 170 IR 288 in the following…

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