The re-election of the Morrison Coalition Government has preserved the features of the current industrial relations system, but left unanswered questions over its workplace agenda for the next three years.
The Full Federal Court erred in the landmark Skene decision on casual employees by taking account of "post-contractual conduct" such as rosters, according to the labour hire company involved in the case.
Uber has warned a Victorian on-demand workforce inquiry against "isolated state-based intervention into workplace laws", while calling for a "holistic" national approach that would allow it to better support drivers without them being deemed employees.
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The ETU is anticipating multiple backpay claims on behalf of thousands of labour hire and FIFO workers at resource, electrical supply and construction companies across Australia as part of a new campaign seeking to challenge their classification as casuals.