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I am a full time casual worker contracted out to another company. Do i have rights when working at the contracted company?. Eg safe work place enviroment, If fired from company do i have a claim?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Sa

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Full time with company

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Yes On friday of this week. The companies fork lift driver tred to run me through with the fork lift. his supervisor just walked away and his co worker was shocked. he just lost it..

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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 11 months ago
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
On monday of this week i am to inform the police of this matter. This is not the first time he has done this. I have a witness to the event. Also other workers who have tryed to work there before Just wondering Of my rights.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
No.. I can see i need to see a lawyer on monday after the police have been there... thanks ..
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 11 months ago

Good Morning

All employees whether casual or permanent are covered by the same laws when it comes to safety compensation etc have the same rights.

If you are fired and a casual you cannot claim unfair dismissal as there is no guarantee. Each shift is seen by the law as you starting a new job every day.

The threats by another employee should be reported to the employer. But you do not have a claim for unfair dismissal.

This is also a criminal offence and you should report it to the police.

You may have a claim under general protections.

Use the following link to see if you are eligible.

https://www.fwc.gov.au/content/rules-form/general-protections-application-involving-dismissal

I hope this makes sense and is of assistance. If you wish a phone call please elect for one but be aware it will be an additional fee. If there is nothing further thank you for using my services.

If I have missed anything, or you have any further questions please let me know

If there is anything else in the future please do not hesitate to ask.

Please do not forget to leave positive feedback.

Regards
Leon

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