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Businesses face $8bn in backpay after casuals ‘double dipping’ is upheld

Businesses could face up to $8 billion in backpay after the Federal Court reaffirmed an earlier controversial decision, ruling that a casual employee on regular shifts is entitled to be paid annual leave.

Businesses face $8bn in backpay after casuals ‘double dipping’ is upheld
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  • Shared by MyBusiness
  • May 22, 2020
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In a ruling celebrated by the unions, the Full Federal Court reconfirmed on Wednesday that casual employees working regular and systematic hours with “predictable periods of working time” are entitled to personal leave, compassionate leave and public holiday payments.  

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