01 February 2024
This month the Australian Parliament will consider the remainder of the Closing Loopholes Bill, which will seek to close the casual work loophole introduced into the Fair Work Act by the former Morrison Government nearly three years ago, among other things.
Those changes have effectively allowed an employer to label any employee a casual in their contract of employment and made the pathway for those employees that want to challenge or change their work status even more difficult.
This research note draws on a new survey by the ABS to highlight the damage that these Morrison-era changes have created for many Tasmanian workers.
Read and download the Closing the Casual Work Loophole for Tasmania research note here.