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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Unfair dismissal; reduction in hours or pay for casuals

A decision by an employer to reduce the hours of a casual employee or remuneration can constitute a termination of…

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How to determine whether casual employment is “regular and systematic”

Here is an extract from an important Fair Work Commission appeal which sets out how the law determines whether a…

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Casual employees; has there been a dismissal?

It is reasonably common for an employer of casual employees to claim in an unfair dismissal case in the Fair…

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