Unfair dismissal and casual employees

A casual employee qualifies for protection from unfair dismiss if he or she has completed a period of employment of…

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Unfair dismissal rights of casual employees

Most* casual employees in Australia are protected from unfair dismissal if their employment exceeds the minimum employment period (12 months…

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Double dipping by casuals wound back (potentially)

In WorkPac v Skene (2018) FCAFC 131, a Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia held that an employee who…

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Unfair dismissal; what casuals are covered?

Most Australian employees are protected from unfair dismissal under the Fair Work Act provided that they have been employed for…

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Casual employees conversion to permanent; URGENT

During 2018, the Fair Work Commission, as part of it on-going award modernization obligations, amended most modern awards to include…

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Casual employees and labour hire issues

What follows is a summary of a decision by the Fair Work Commission in an unfair dismissal case which looked…

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Casual employees right to convert to permanent

As a part of the four yearly Modern Award review in 2017, the Fair Work Commission determined that all Modern…

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When is a casual employee not a casual?

Under the common law, an employee in Australia will be regarded as a casual employee if his or her work…

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Casual employees and the NES

Since 2010, when the Fair Work Act came into operation, there has been a legal controversy about what is meant…

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Unfair dismissal; casual employees

When irregular work will be regarded as regular and systematic? Casual employees are protected from unfair dismissal if they meet…

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