TAG: Industrial & Employment
Did you know that it’s not just University staff who are public officers? Contractors to the University are public officers too, and as such have the same responsibilities and obligations under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (SA).
Before you engage a consultant or contractor to work for the University, stop and consider whether an independent contractor relationship is appropriate. You may find that the person should be hired as an employee. Under the Fair Work Act 2009, there are serious penalties for employers (and individuals) who engage workers as contractors when they are really functioning as employees. […]