Contract, casual & contingent work (153 items)



Casual conversion requests clarified; Being out at work improves performance; and more

The Fair Work Commission has rejected employer requests to amend the casual conversion clause set to come into effect in most modern awards on 1 October, but it has provided some important clarification on how it operates. Also in this article, most LGBTIQ+ employees remain closeted at work, lowering job satisfaction and wellbeing; tattoo discrimination is a thing of the past; internal promotions lack rigour; and more. » more »





Inquiry to reveal extent of workplace harassment; and more

A new national inquiry into workplace sexual harassment is "long overdue" and will shine a spotlight on HR's prevention efforts. Also in this article, what's known so far about the PageUp data breach risks; research on job insecurity; another state gets labour hire licensing; and more. » more »




Drinking dismissal upheld; Minimum entitlements proposed for gig workers; and more

In the latest instalment in a long-running dispute, the Fair Work Commission has upheld the sacking of a worker who breached his employer's zero-tolerance alcohol policy. Also in this article, Fair Work amendments proposed for gig workers; fixes for Australia's "insecure work crisis"; workplace favouritism findings; and more. » more »