Matthew McKee, FTI

Matthew McKee, FTI

Brown Wright Stein Lawyers

Matthew is a partner of the Sydney law firm Brown Wright Stein Lawyers. Matthew assists accountants and lawyers in advising their clients on all aspects of tax and superannuation for SMEs and high net wealth individuals and family groups.

All Sessions by Matthew McKee, FTI

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Session 6.1: Employee v contractor – when is it still important?

Engaging Workers Stream

An understanding of the general legal position on the difference between employees and contractors is important when dealing with specific legislative requirements. This session will consider the current state of play in general law including:

  • The difference between an employee and a contractor
  • Recent developments in industrial law such as the new casual employee definition and emerging issues with the sharing/gig economy
  • Key risks and obligations including those for small business employers and
  • What the courts have said in key cases such as Gupta v Portier, Kloger v Foodora and the Deliveroo unfair dismissal case.