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Stop. Here’s why you could be discriminating against your casual workers

Hiring casuals may seem like a quick and convenient option to fill a void in the workplace, as the process has all the perks of reduced payroll admin, but with less risk of an unfair dismissal claim. After all, casuals don’t accrue leave entitlements such as annual leave, personal and carer’s leave. Sounds simple enough? Not so fast. Casuals may appear like an easy solution, but many employers forget that casual workers are entitled to benefits and workplace rights. The law says empl