Fair work law; employee or contractor

The take away food delivery industry is providing interesting Fair Work Commission decisions about the distinction between an employer/employee relationship…

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Unfair dismissal; contractor or employee?

  Self evidently, the question whether a person is an employee or is to be categorized as a matter of…

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How to test whether a person is an employee or a contractor

The following is an excellent summary of the egal principles which are used by the Fair Work Commission to determine…

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Unfair dismissal; contractor or employee?

The following is a passage from a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission in an unfair dismissal case about…

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General protections; contractor or employee?

Today I have come across this decision of the Federal Circuit Court dealing with a general protections case which involved…

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Unfair dismissal; jurisdiction issues for employers

In this extract from a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission, the Commissioner sets out the principles which the…

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How to determine whether a person is an employee or contractor

What follows is an extract from a decision of the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia in an…

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Unfair dismissal; employee, contractor, volunteer or friend?

The following extract from a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission is an excellent summary of the legal principle…

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Unfair dismissal; person may be employee and contractor

In certain circumstances, in this case the fitness industry, a person may legitimately be an employee of an employer and…

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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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