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27/05/2020
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Delay to registration for Disability Worker Registration Scheme

Disability service providers should be aware that registration for the Disability Worker Regulation Scheme has been delayed until July 2021.
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27/05/2020
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Enactment of Victorian Gender Equality Act 2020

The Gender Equality Act 2020 was enacted on 25 February 2020 with a commencement date of 31 March 2021.

Federal Court confirms principles identified in 2018 casual worker decision

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22/05/2020

The recent Federal Court Workpac v Rossato decision has confirmed the principles of the Workpac v Skene decision in 2018. Both decisions confirmed that casual employees engaged in a predictable pattern of work over a lengthy or indefinite period had been misclassified. Consequently, the employees were considered eligible for paid leave under the terms of the National Employment Standards (NES).    

In its decision in Workpac v Rossato the Federal Court noted that:

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