Question: What should I consider before employing someone?Answer:
There are a number of things you should consider before employing someone including:
- What type of worker are you hiring?
- Do they have the appropriate visa if applicable?
- Does a Fair Work Award apply?
- Does your pay and working hours meet the Award?
- Are you hiring them as an employee or contractor? For more info see our article.
- Are you looking to hire them in a part-time or full-time role or casual?
- Do you have an appropriate employment agreement in place?
- Are you meeting the National Employment Standards?