How are casual employment contracts different?

How are casual employment contracts different?

A casual employment contract is fundamentally different to either a permanent or fixed term arrangement. Very few employers, or employees, have taken the time to fully understand the consequences of casual employment. What does it mean to be a casual employee? Casual...
Do you really want to keep things ‘casual’?

Do you really want to keep things ‘casual’?

As social restrictions move down a notch or two, many employers planning for the reopening of their businesses are asking the question: “How can we reduce costs?” Many businesses that have not been actively trading for the last few months have bills piling up, so...
How to reduce working hours for employees

How to reduce working hours for employees

Employers can reduce their permanent employees’ hours of work in accordance with the relevant Modern Award, and with the employee’s consent. For information on Modern Awards, see the Fair Work Ombudsman Site here. If your employee does not agree to a reduction in...