Contract, casual & contingent work (157 items)

Union targeting labour hire clients; Stop-bullying claim to proceed; Skills shortages increasing; and more

Host employers that set rosters far in advance could be breaching the Fair Work Act if they allow "permanent casual" labour hire workers to fill their shifts, a union claims. Meanwhile, the Fair Work Commission rejected an employer's argument that it wasn't covered by stop-bullying laws; we recap recent rulings on performance management, unfair dismissal, adverse action and redundancy; research shows recruiting top talent is becoming more difficult; and more. » more »







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 »