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Why are small claims getting bigger in NSW?

On 28 February 2019 new law came into effect to increase the jurisdictional limit of the Small Claims Division of the Local Court of NSW from $10K to $20K. The Small Claims Division of the Local Court of NSW is designed…

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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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