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Casual or 'insecure' work a federal election issue despite High Court of Australia decision and retrospective Fair Work Act changes

By Editorial
May 8 2022 - 9:00pm
END OF THE ROAD: A High Court decision in August last year, following a March 2021 retrospective change to the Fair Work Act, has led to discontinuation notices being filed and accepted in the Federal Court. But other actions appear to still be on foot. Either way, casual or 'insecure' employment is still an election issue.

THE rise of "casual" employment - and not only in the coal industry - poses some of the most vexing questions facing workplace standards in this country.

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