Factsheets: Casual Work

In Australia, there are more than two million workers employed casually. Under the Fair Work Act, you are classified as a casual employee if you accept an offer of employment where there is no firm advance commitment to ongoing work with an agreed pattern of work. Casual workers are entitled to some but not all of the benefits given to permanent workers. In this section you will find information on:

Casual Employment Rights | Casual Workers Rights | Australian Unions

Casual Employment Rights Casual workers are not entitled to most forms of paid leave or notice of termination pay. However, they are entitled to a safe workplace, freedom from discrimination and unpaid parental leave. In some circumstances, casual workers are also entitled to long service leave, protection from unfair dismissal and the right to request conversion to permanent…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/factsheet/casual-employment-rights/

Casual workers

In Australia, there are more than two million workers employed casually. Under the Fair Work Act, you are classified as a casual employee if you accept an offer of employment where there is no firm advance commitment to ongoing work with an agreed pattern of work. Casual workers are entitled to some but not all…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/factsheet/casual-workers/