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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 you want and don’t want, and how you’d like to move forward. However, also know that it is ok to not be sure. It is often a difficult time and that is where we can help you find some clarity.

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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 to their employer that they be converted to full-time or part-time employment. The employee’s request must be made in writing to the employer.

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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 the days and hours worked, rather than the way they are classified in their employment contract.

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