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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When a casual employee becomes permanent

The issue whether to classify an employee as a casual employee or a permanent employee is often contested between employers…

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Casual service and redundancy

Does service as a casual count for redundancy? Astonishingly, the answer is yes; at least where the service was regular…

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Casual employees and redundancy pay

As a general rule true casual employees are not entitled to redundancy pay or notice of dismissal. This is because…

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Casual employees’ right to work

Does an employer of causal employees have an obligation to offer recurrent work? The issue of a casual employee’s right…

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Casual employees; the right to work (or not)

A true casual employee is a person who is not guaranteed work and makes no guarantee to be available to work….

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Unfair dismissal and casual employees

The actions of an employer in facilitating the removal of a regularly and systematically rostered casual employee from the casual…

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Casual employment in the fair work system

There are many cases of the Fair Work Commission which assist to clarify the law about what constitutes a casual…

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