Government moves to clarify casual coal worker status

THE federal government is proposing a regulation that clarifies if a loading has been paid to casual employees in lieu of entitlements afforded to permanent employees it may potentially be offset against any subsequent claim to be paid those entitlements.

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Federal Resources minister Matt Canavan.

The government has also announced further legislative changes that extend the right for casual employees to seek permanency, currently provided for through the awards system, to many casual employees