Unfair dismissal and labour hire arrangements

A decision by a host employer to remove a labour hire employee’s right to be on its site or in…

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Labour hire arrangements and fair work law

The Fair Work Commission has rejected the proposition that in a standard labour hire employment structure the legal relationship is…

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Unfair dismissal and labour hire arrangements

Here is a passage from a recent unfair dismissal case which expresses the legal principles often in play when the…

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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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