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New sham contracting case study tool
Monday 08 August 2011
Knowing when to employ someone as an independent contractor or as an employee is not always straightforward. Understanding the difference is important as it will prevent your business from being held accountable for sham contracting.
To assist you in understanding whether an independent contractor arrangement is genuine, the Fair Work Ombudsman has created simple case studies based on common employment scenarios.
The case studies compare different employment arrangements to show the differences between independent contractors and employees.
You can read the case studies by visiting the Fair Work Ombudsman website.
More information on independent contractors can be found at our Independent contractors topic.