Are you an Employee or a Contractor?

Are you an Employee or a Contractor?.  That was a question that was determined in the Supreme Court of Tasmania when the Court found that an employee was a contractor although the employer claimed he was a contractor.  The ramifications are significant for both the worker and the employer. The employer disputed liability to pay… Continue reading Are you an Employee or a Contractor?

Unfair Dismissal Claim nets almost $70,000

A former worker at Toyota Australia has been awarded nearly $70,000.00 in unfair dismissal compensation after the Fair Work Commission found he was unfairly dismissed over allegations of inappropriate personal relationships with other workers. The employee was a general foreman and had been employed for more than 20 years.  He was a union member and… Continue reading Unfair Dismissal Claim nets almost $70,000