Industry pushback on casuals’ double dip

Original article by Anna Patty
The Sydney Morning Herald – Page: 15 : 25-Feb-19

Labor is seeking to disallow a regulation that aims to protect companies from so-called "double dipping" of entitlements by casual workers. The Australian Industry Group (AI Group) contends Victoria and New South Wales could face claims of over $3.5 billion from casual workers seeking to "double dip". Both the AI Group and the Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry have called on crossbench senators to oppose Labor’s move to disallow the regulation, but employment law professor Andrew Stewart notes the regulation does nothing to change existing laws.

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