Don’t be caught Out – Have your Employment Contracts Reviewed

There has been a lot of media attention regarding George Calombaris underpaying his employees which was due to annual salaries being incorrectly calculated leading to underpayment of superannuation.  Unfortunately for George, paying your employees the incorrect amount of superannuation is one sure way to get Fair Work’s attention. 
I should confess that as a big […]

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Employment Law – Factsheet

 

 

 

FACT SHEET – EMPLOYMENT LAW
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AND AN EMPLOYEE?
When preparing contracts in relation to the engagement of a worker it is important to determine whether the worker is an employee or an independent contractor. There are important differences in your obligations to the worker depending on the worker’s status.

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By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: Employment Law|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Checklist – Is your worker a genuine contractor?

If you answer yes to most of these questions, it is likely that the worker is an independent contractor:
 Does the worker decide how and where the work is performed?
 Does the worker decide when the work is performed?
 Does the worker bear the cost of delay if deadlines are not met?
 Can the […]

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