Employment law

What are the legal risks of employing casuals?

What are the legal risks of employing casuals?

If somebody is employed for casual work then the arrangement must be made clear in the employment agreement

Can you fire an employee for ignoring COVID-19 rules?

Can you fire an employee for ignoring COVID-19 rules?

A few high-profile safety breaches have put the rights of employers in the spotlight

Can casual employees make a claim for unfair dismissal?

Can casual employees make a claim for unfair dismissal?

HRD talks to Buddle Findlay’s Hamish Kynaston about the rights of casual workers to argue their termination was unfair

COVID-19: Your employee tested positive – what should you do?

COVID-19: Your employee tested positive – what should you do?

HRD spoke to Sherridan Cook, Partner at Buddle Findlay, about how to deal with a COVID-19 transmission in the workplace

When is an independent contractor really an employee?

When is an independent contractor really an employee?

HRD spoke to Sherridan Cook, Partner at Buddle Findlay, about the tests to determine the true nature of employment

COVID-19 cases in the Authority: What you need to know

COVID-19 cases in the Authority: What you need to know

Complicated issues that employers faced during the lockdown are beginning to be litigated