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Contractor arrangements subject to continued scrutiny as Foodora rider found to be an employee

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In the recent decision of Joshua Klooger v Foodora Australia Pty Ltd [2018] FWC 6836, the Fair Work Commission held that a Foodora rider who was engaged as an independent contractor was in fact an employee and, therefore, eligible to bring an unfair dismissal claim.

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Doing Business in Australia: What You Need to Know

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Doing business in another country or jurisdiction can present unexpected difficulties and challenges. For foreign businesses looking to expand into Australia, complying with Australia’s industrial relations system can be particularly difficult.

However, ensuring that you meet your employment obligations and that you have sound employment practices in place is essential to the success of your Australian operations.

When does the Fair Work Act 2009 apply to your business or employees?

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