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Unfair Dismissal Protection for Labour Hire Workers? Implementing the Doctrine of Joint Employment in Australia

Bomball, Pauline


In a labour hire relationship, a worker is engaged by a labour hire agency and assigned to work for another organisation. The functions traditionally exercised by a single employer are distributed between the agency and the other organisation. Australian courts and tribunals experience significant problems in determining how responsibility should be ascribed to each entity when a labour hire worker is unfairly dismissed. This article examines whether the doctrine of joint employment, developed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Labour Law


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