WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeKiefel CJ,Keane,Gordon,Edelman,Steward,Gleeson JJ,Gageler J
Judgment Date04 Aug 2021
Neutral Citation[2021] HCA 23
Docket NumberB73/2020
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Casual employment clarified as High Court hands down highly anticipated Rossato judgment
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 9 Agosto 2021
    ...for permanent employees. Introduction In its highly anticipated decision, the High Court has confirmed in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato [2021] HCA 23, that a casual employee is an employee who does not have a firm advance commitment to continuing and indefinite work, which is assessed based on ......
  • High Court fixes casual employment uncertainty
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 9 Agosto 2021
    ...of significant concern and uncertainty amongst employers of casual employees. In the decision in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato & Ors [2021] HCA 23, the High Court emphasised the central importance of the written terms of a contract of employment in determining whether an employment relation......

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