A week on from the High Court’s ruling on Jamsek and Personnel Contracting, Partner’s Christa Lenard and Michael Mead deep dive into the Personnel Contracting case and discuss the differences in the two decisions, the effects and implications of the rulings, and provide tips for employers managing these issues moving forward, including how future litigation might now unfold.
Part II: Actions don’t speak louder than the written words
In light of the High Court’s significant independent contracting decisions delivered in Jamsek and Personnel Contracting, Partners Christa Lenard and Michael Mead discuss the impact of the decision in characterising workplace relationships moving forward.
Actions don’t speak louder than the written words – The High Court rules in Jamsek and Personnel Contracting
As we come to the end of a busy year for everyone, Partners Alice DeBoos and Michael Mead take time to talk about the ER, IR and HR issues that will exercise their minds over their summer break and factor into the Australian Workplace Relations landscape for 2022. Grab yourself an Aperol Spritz and hear from them about the things that are likely to be significant for 2022.
Sunshine, Spritz and setting up for 2022 – Issues and items to muse while you take a well-earned break
Alice DeBoos and Christa Lenard discuss the recent Hight Court decision in WorkPac and Rossato regarding casual employment in Australia. There is now certainty as to the definition of a ‘casual employee’.