Australia: [Event-Brisbane] Employee or contractor? How you can protect yourself
Last Updated: 28 October 2015

Event details

When Location Contact
November 05, 2015
12:15pm for 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Cooper Grace Ward -
Level 21, 400 George
Street, Brisbane
T - +61 7 3231 2400

Many employers misunderstand the distinction between an employee and a contractor and assume that a worker must be one or the other for all purposes. If only it were that simple...

Often, there can be different answers to the employee vs contractor question:

  • Are you asking this question for the purposes of superannuation, workers' compensation or leave benefits?
  • What are the other risks of engaging this type of worker?
  • What about safety? Who's responsible for that?
  • Can I stop a contractor from poaching my customers or staff?
  • What protections can I put in place?

I will answer all of these questions and more at our next seminar.

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