The Modern Contract of Employment

Litigation Manual

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Case Notes

An Uber Eats driver is not an employee

An Uber Eats driver is not an employee, because: No control — Uber Eats exercised no control over whether, when, or how long the driver performed the work. No exclusivity — the driver, while…

‘Ode to a Scab’

“It is sometimes thought, in the traditional union movement at least, that to label someone a scab is the worst insult that can be given.  At a minimum, it is a call to shame and ostracise that person.…

A significant judgment about employers’ obligations of consultation

In a significant judgment given last week, in Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v BHP Coal Pty Ltd [2016] FCA 1009, the Federal Court dismissed a union’s criticisms of a process of consultation,…