The Fair Work Commission’s Decision on Casual and Part-Time Work

Jill Murray La Trobe Law

By Jill Murray Last week on 5 July 2017 the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down a significant decision in relation to casual work. (FWC [2017] FWCFB 3541) This blog looks at the ramifications of one aspect of the decision,… Continue Reading

Campbell Smith: “It’s inspiring to be surrounded by people who come to work passionate about making the working lives of young Victorians better.”

By Campbell Smith I began a placement at the Young Workers Centre as part of the Public Interest Law Practice elective at the beginning of 2016. Based at Trades Hall in Carlton, the Young Workers Centre’s mission is to provide… Continue Reading

All the King’s Men and Women: C v Commonwealth of Australia

Craig Over La Trobe Law School

By Craig Over In C v Commonwealth of Australia [2015] FCAFC 113 the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia ruled that Australian defence service men and women were not employees of the Commonwealth and thus, do not fall… Continue Reading