Question 1The Fair Work Act 2009 applies to employment in Australia. This act governs majority of employment in Australia.Question 2Work can’t be delegated by the workers and they can’t even pay someone else to work for them. Contractor can delegate their work to other peoples and also they can pay someone else to complete/do their work. Worker gets paid for the work which they do. Contractor gets paid according to the results achieved by them (Australian Taxation Office, 2016).Question 3In the case, Hollis v Vabu Pty Ltd XXXXXXXXXXCLR 21, the question arose as to whether the worker would be considered as an employee or an independent contractor for the purpose of knowing the liability of the company for the negligence. It was found that for the purpose of giving compensation to the workers, the bicycle couriers would be taken to be as the employees. Hence, this was the principle used in the case given. Question 4Casual workers are the workers who are appointed with no routine and called only when the employer needs them. Permanent workers are being appointed with a fixed routine which includes their office hours also they come daily for their work. Casual workers have not guarantee for their job while permanent workers have a job security (Fair Work, 2017).Question 5Distinction is the difference between 2 things, which are similar to each other. It helps us out to know the minor differences between the things. One of the importance of distinction is that it separates out two things even if they are similar. Secondly, it even clears out the small differences between two things.Question 6There are several right which are given to permanent employee they are-a. Directly paid from employerb. Receive benefits like paid vacations & holidays.c. Also receive some amount at the time of retirement (Weller, 2017).Question 7Third party employees are the one which are not directly appointed by the company for whom they are working. They get appointed by other company who has taken charge for providing employees to the company.Question 8Duties owned by employees to their employer are-a. To work with proper care and full skill.b. Follow the orders of the employer.c. To be honest.d. To do things what an employee needs to do (“What obligations/duties does the employee owe to their employer?”. 2017).Question 9Industrial action is taken by the employees as an action of protest against the higher authorities of the company. There are certain conditions when employee can undertake industrial actions like-a. Less wages.b. Poor working conditions.c. No hike in wages or salary from long time (Fair Work, 2017).Question 10Union plays a vital role under employment law. Role of union under the employment law are-a. To make sure that employees are getting proper wages.b. It also works on the safety of the employeesc. If there are any issue in work places it helps out in resolving all of them (Fair Work, 2017).Question 11There are several duties of an employer towards their employees, like-a. Providing a safe working environment.b. Provide tools and machinery to employees if it is required to complete the work.c. No discrimination between the employees (according to s. 25 of Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1990).
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