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“The Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Conduct) Bill 2018 should not be rushed through the Parliament. It has not been subject to sufficient consideration and consultation; it unnecessarily goes well beyond the recommendations for market reforms in the ACCC’s recent report into improving energy affordability; and it would undermine investment in Australia by adding […]

“The WorkPac v Rossato Case, which was the subject of a hearing in the Federal Court, is important, but it does not reduce the need for urgent legislative intervention by Parliament to prevent double-dipping claims by employees who have been paid a casual loading,” Australian Industry Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox, said.

“The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) welcomes the Australian Government’s decision to intervene in an important Federal Court test case about casual employment, which is listed for an initial case management hearing before the Federal Court. The WorkPac v Rossato case is separate to the Federal Court’s highly problematic WorkPac v Skene decision that has […]

“An analysis of Australia’s casual employee workforce highlights the potentially devastating impact of the Federal Court’s decision in the WorkPac v Skene case on small and medium businesses,” Australian Industry Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox, said.