When casual staff are deemed to be employees

There is no single factor that determines whether or not a person is an employee

18th December, 2016

This is a time of the year when many organisations take on short-term workers or engage the services of individuals to assist with seasonal events. Doing so is common in a number of industries, including hospitality, retail and health.

Courts are suspicious that these non-traditional arrangements are being used as a means to avoid the administrative and financial costs that come with having employees and have forensically examined the true nature of these relationships.


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