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A business that has contracts with other businesses to provide them with workers.

Someone employed by a labour hire agency (also called a staffing agency or employment agency). The agency can hire the worker out to a host. The worker has a contract with the agency, not with the host.

A tool offered by us to help employees and employers calculate how much leave an employee is entitled to.

A set of laws.

A process of a person, called a liquidator, taking control of a company and selling its assets.

A period of paid leave that is available to employees who have worked for the same business for a period of time. The length of time would depend on the employee’s award or registered agreement.

An employee whose been employed by the same employer on a regular and systematic basis for at least 12 months.