A Casual Look at Casual Employment

Did you know that there are over 30 subtly different definitions of “casual” employment in Australia’s modern awards; and that casual employment is either not recognised as an employment type, or not permitted, in eight awards?

The traditional “engagement by the hour” remains a requirement in order to satisfy the definition in ten of them.

No wonder we are often left scratching our heads!
Teacher 3

Andrew C. Wood

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