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Are Uber Eats delivery drivers employees or independent contractors?

The Federal Court was asked to consider whether an Uber Eats delivery driver was an employee or an independent contractor, following an appeal from the Fair Work Commission Full Bench. However, the Federal Court has reserved its judgement after an out-of-court settlement was reached following a Federal Court hearing where the justices appeared critical of Uber Eats’ submissions and the Fair Work Commissions’ decisions.

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What is 'Regular and Systematic' for Casual Employees

Minimum employment periods are required for employees for coverage under the unfair dismissal provisions contained in Part 3-2 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the FW Act). These are usually easily defined for permanent or part-time employees, but how are the employment periods considered for casual employees?

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