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Fighting For Australian Workers Who Have Had Their Wages Stolen By Their Boss

Sham contracting is when your employer classifies you as an “independent contractor” instead of an “employee”.  

They do this to avoid paying you your correct minimum hourly rate, overtime and penalties, and your entitlements like leave and superannuation.  

Sham contracting arrangements are illegal.

An employer cannot sack you as an “employee” and then re-hire you as an “independent contractor”.

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