Employment Case Alert | FWO v Quest South Perth - An important lesson for those who engage contractors
At a glance:
- The Federal Court of Australia has fined a provider of serviced apartments $54,450 after its involvement in sham arrangements with staff.
- A General Manager has also been fined $4,290 for his "intimate" involvement in attempting to purportedly convert the workers from employees to contractors.
- Employers who engage individuals as contractors are strongly advised to undertake an urgent audit of their contracting arrangements.
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