Unfair dismissal; labour hire and licensing

There are many occasions when an employee loses his or her job as a result of a decision made by…

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Unfair dismissal; labour hire employers

Labour hire companies are just as liable to be sued for unfair dismissal as a conventional employer, as this extract…

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Regulation of labour hire in WA, SA and Vic

The Victorian, South Australian and Western Australian governments have each progressed plans to introduce legislation to regulate labour hire agencies….

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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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Unfair dismissal; labour hire issues

The Fair Work Commission will not permit a labour hire  employer to outsource its Fair Work obligations by simply dismissing…

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Termination of employment; labour hire implications

The Fair Work Commission has been quick to stamp on endeavours by the labour hire industry to avoid unfair dismissal…

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Unfair dismissal and labour hire

The most significant structural justification for companies to obtain their labour requirements from labour hire companies is to avoid the…

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Labour hire arrangements and unfair dismissal

The perils of labour hire arrangements between employers and host employers were very much on show in a recent case…

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Adverse action in the labour law context Part 2

On 22 July 2017 I posted a blog about the complex world of the general protections, particularly in the labour…

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Another warning to labour hire companies

There is an unhealthy propensity for labour hire employers to turn a blind eye to the implications of  a client…

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