Can my employer make deductions from my wages without permission?

Employees are entitled to be paid out all accrued annual leave and annual leave loading entitlements upon termination of their employment, whether the employment is terminated by resignation or otherwise. Under section 90(2) of the Fair Work Act 2009, when an employee’s employment ends, annual leave of the amount payable had the employee taken the…

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Are independent contractors entitled to WorkCover protection and superannuation?

Employees are entitled to superannuation payments and workers compensation under their employment. On the other hand, independent contractors are not always covered in the same way and may not receive these entitlements. Generally, an independent contractor would be expected to cover their own superannuation contributions and personal injury insurance, as well as manage their own…

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