This topic covers in detail the different types of relationships that may be found in the workplace. In particular the distinctions in statute and common law between and employee, a worker and a self-employed person are explained and the different types of contract that govern the employment relationship are covered.

The special employment status of casual workers, agency workers, overseas workers, young workers and home workers is covered as are the consequences of wrongful and unfair dismissal. The new employment status of employee shareholder and its special arrangements is also considered.

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