Posts Tagged ‘Employment Law’

Councils Beware of General Protections Claims – “Slow the Process Down”

General Protections claims have become a convenient tool for employees working in local councils to avoid or even unnecessarily prolong legitimate performance management issues, action regarding illness and injury and misconduct concerns.  Executives and managers in Councils need to be aware of how to protect their organisation against such claims and reduce the risk and…

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Foodora Driver was an “Employee” says the Fair Work Commission

The constant issue of not having a clear definition of what is an “independent contractor” in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Act) has reared its ugly face again as a landmark decision against Foodora was handed down.  Commissioner Cambridge found that a Foodora driver should be considered an employee whilst applying the multifactorial test. The…

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