Independent Contractors: A Practical Guide
Publication Date 1 Jun 2013
OverviewWritten by the Employment Relations team at Piper Alderman, including renowned IR authority Professor Andrew Stewart, this book explains the significance of having work done by independent contractors rather than employees, the legal rules that apply, and the risks associated with 'sham contracting'. The book also provides an overview of the laws that regulate contracting arrangements, including the Independent Contractors Act, the Fair Work Act provisions on sham contracting, and legislation on matters such as tax, superannuation, workplace safety, competition and discrimination. An essential reference resource for lawyers, HR managers, OHS/WHS managers, accountants and anyone else working as a contractor or dealing with the engagement and management of contractors.