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Casual employment and the ‘Regular and Systematic’ test

An Applicant’s appeal against a decision by the Fair Work Commission’s Deputy President Binet has been upheld by the Commission’s Full Bench. Originally Deputy President Binet dismissed the Applicant`s request for an unfair dismissal. President Binet had determined that the…

Self-employed leans more to entrenched gender roles for parents

The Judith Lumley Centre at Latrobe University has recently published research which indicates that self-employed workers often fall back to gender expectations while working at home in self-employed work. Australian culture is at least partly responsible for this behaviour, where…