Contract, casual & contingent work (168 items)







Don't rely on clauses for protection from independent contractor claims

Engaging independent contractors used to be "relatively easy", but the contract clauses that previously protected organisations from contractor claims are not as defensible as they once were, according to Ashurst senior associate, Taboka Finn. » more »


Webcast: Contingent workers - manage your risks

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Casuals, contractors, labour hire and fixed-term employees can be a valuable asset to an organisation - or its biggest risk. Watch this webcast to understand which factors to consider when deciding to engage the various types of contingent workers; and more. » more »



FWC case provides welcome labour hire clarity

Businesses that use labour hire workers can reduce legal risks if they heed the lessons of a recent Fair Work Commission decision, which clarifies when a host will - and will not - be considered an employer, according to workplace lawyer Fiona Austin. » more »