Employment Law

COVID 19 vaccination mandate workplace

COVID-19 Vaccination in the Workplace

The recent NSW Government public health orders which require vaccination of certain key workers have saved many employers from hard decisions about vaccinations and their workers. Nevertheless, many workplaces are not covered by the orders where employers would like to ensure that their employees are vaccinated for COVID-19. Of course, there is no dilemma if …

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Contractor or employee

Contractor vs employee – Are your staff employees or contractors?

In the age of ‘just in time’ and the ‘flexible labour force’ a lot of employers have been tempted to get rid of employee overheads altogether and supply the labour needed through ‘contracts for services’ or labour-hire arrangements. So, when is someone an employee and when are they a contractor? Labour-hire workers are often still …

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