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The OHS regulatory challenges posed by agency workers: evidence From Australia

Johnstone, Richard; Quinlan, Michael


Labour leasing or agency labour (also known as labour hire in Australia and New Zealand) is a rapidly growing work arrangement in most if not all industrialized countries. Unlike the two-party employer/employee relationship, labour leasing establishes a three-party or triangular relationship between the worker, the agency that supplies them and the host employer. There is emerging evidence that this triangular relationship, in combination with the temporary nature of most placements, poses...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Employee Relations
DOI: 10.1108/01425450610661243


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