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Daily hire

Daily hire

Definition

Employees who work either full-time or part-time hours but are only entitled to 1 days notice of termination are daily hire employees. This can only happen if the award or registered agreement allows for daily hire employees.
De facto partner

De facto partner

Definition

A person who lives with the employee in a relationship as a couple on a genuine domestic basis but isn’t married to the employee. The person can be: of the same sex or different sex to the employee, or a current or former de facto partner of the employee.
Discrimination

Discrimination

Definition

When someone is not treated fairly or given the same opportunities because of their race, colour, sex, sexual preference, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family or carer’s responsibilities, pregnancy, religion, political opinion, national extraction or social origin.
Division 2B state award

Division 2B state award

Definition

State awards that covered state reference employers and their employees in NSW, Queensland, South Australia or Tasmania on 31 December 2009.