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Archive for October, 2018


Your first meeting with a family lawyer

Come prepared Come prepared to learn. We will provide you with a lot of information. Bring a notepad or a support person if you think they will help you remember. Try to be ready to tell us your story, what…

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Employment law changes for casual employees

From 1 October 2018, casual employees can now request that their employment be converted from casual to full-time or part-time. A casual employee who works a regular pattern of hours for at least 12 months may put in a request…

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Recent decision shake up businesses who rely on casual employees

A recent decision by the Full Federal Court in Workpac Pty Ltd v Skene[2018] FCAFC 131 has transformed the way employees are classified as “casual”. This case confirmed that a casual employee is defined by the nature of their work, including…

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