Australia: Casual employment and double dipping continues to take centre stage

In our previous Legal Briefing we discussed the flurry of recent activity with plaintiff-focussed litigation funders and law firms instituting and threatening to commence class action claims in the mining, direct sales and marketing, and labour hire sectors over the alleged underpayment of employees who have been misclassified as “casual” employees.

Our latest instalment involves class action firms challenging the classification of casual employees.  Click here to discover more.

For more information or advice on this topic, please contact:

Miles Bastick
Miles Bastick
Partner, Sydney
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+61 2 9225 5722
Anna Creegan
Anna Creegan
Partner, Perth
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+61 8 9211 7273
Kirsty Faichen
Kirsty Faichen
Partner, Brisbane
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+61 7 3258 6492
Anthony Wood
Anthony Wood
Partner, Melbourne
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+61 3 9288 1544

 

 

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