Is a Consultant an Employee or a Contractor?
Consultants offer flexibility, an outside perspective, and specialised knowledge as well as unique skills to help grow businesses. A consultant is an individual hired to provide expert advice in aRead More
When does an employment relationship commence?
The Fair Work Act 2009 regulates employment law in Australia. There are many types of employment relationships. These relations include paid work as well as unpaid work such as vocationalRead More
What Is An Enterprise Bargaining Agreement?
An enterprise bargaining agreement is a contract which alters employment terms and conditions between the employer and employee/s. Unlike a modern award, an enterprise bargaining agreement is a registered agreementRead More
Casual Employees: Entitled to Long Service Leave?
Casual employees may be entitled to long service leave, depending on the state or territory they were employed in. The nature of casual work means that casual employees generally workRead More
Can Employees Be Forced To Take Annual Leave?
An employer must ensure that staff do not accrue too much annual leave for several reasons. The first is the financial burden of unused annual leave. If an employee leavesRead More
What Is The Purpose Of An Employment Separation Ticket?
An ESC is a Services Australia Form outlining the general details regarding a former employee’s employment. The details included in the form are the employees average weekly wage and howRead More
How to Calculate Redundancy Pay in Australia
Redundancy pay is the payment an employee receives after they have been made redundant from their employment. Redundancy pay is sometimes referred to as severance pay, however there are technicalRead More
What are Equal Employment Opportunities?
Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) are a set of legislative regulations designed to promote equal opportunities, eliminate discrimination, and provide an avenue for those whose rights may have been breached. AustraliaRead More