Unfair dismissal; calculating length of service of casuals

Here is an extract from a Fair Work Commission case which sets out how to calculate length of service for…

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Unfair dismissal; length of service by casuals

Continuity of service can be terribly important to the legal issue of whether or not a casual employee is protected…

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Unfair dismissal issues with casual employees

There is a fundamental distinction or dichotomy between the dismissal of a casual employee and the right of an employer…

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When is a casual employee dismissed?

Although a failure by an employer to offer a true casual employee shifts of work in economic stress may have…

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Casual employees; what is regular and systematic?

Here is an excellent summary of the legal principles which apply when determining whether employment is regular and systematic for…

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Casual employees; what is regular and systematic

Here is an excellent little passage from a recent Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal case which states the case law…

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The proper way to test whether an employee is casual

It is implicit in the recent WorkPac case, in which a very senior Full Court of the Federal Court of…

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Casual employees defined; paid leave for many next?

In a decision which has been widely and predictably criticized by those who advocate for employees’ rights in employment law…

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Unfair dismissal; casual employees and reduced hours

The concept of the rights of casual employees when hours are reduced is complex, as is evident in this extract…

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True casuals not counted for unfair dismissal

A small business employer under the Fair Work Act is an employer which at the material time has fewer than…

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