What is a 'casual' employee? The Australian High Court clears the air

In a keenly awaited judgement, the Australian High Court has ruled that a ‘casual’ employee is one who does not have a firm commitment to ongoing work, and that this will be assessed by reference to the terms of the employee’s contract. The High Court has now handed down its much-anticipated decision in the Rossato case. It has determined that the mine worker who brought the case…