Nov 26, 2020

Casual mineworker case takes another turn

A landmark case on entitlements for casual mineworkers is set for another round in court after a decision which employers have welcomed and unionists described as a blow. The High Court of Australia today granted special leave for WorkPac to appeal the Federal Court’s Rossato decision. WorkPac v Rossato, like the earlier WorkPac v Skene decision, resulted in findings that the working conditions of the coal workers concerned meant they could not genuinely be considered as casuals, despite being employed as such, and that they were therefore o...

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