Fair work law; length of service vs employment

The distinction between a period of service and a period of employment is important in various areas of employment law,…

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Fair work issues; regular and systematic casual employment?

Here is a section from a recent case in the Fair Work Commission which sets out the principles used to…

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New laws for setting off casual entitlements

Over the next few days I will post several summaries about recent changes to the Fair Work Act which are…

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Unfair dismissal and regular and systematic work

There are various implications under the Fair Work Act depending upon whether the work of an employee is “regular and…

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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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