Labor pledges to overturn 'casuals' laws after High Court Rossato verdict in favour of labour hire firm WorkPac

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated August 4 2021 - 7:22am, first published 7:00am
Rossato High Court 'casuals' case pits employers and Labor in reaction

EMPLOYER groups and unions were in a war of words yesterday after the High Court of Australia overturned two Federal Court decisions to find that Robert Rossato - a mine worker with labour hire firm WorkPac who worked "episodically" across six contracts in four years at Glencore's Collinsville mine - was a casual.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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