Written by Adam Creighton, Economics Correspondent, Sydney
More than one million Australians are now using Uber — the popular ride-sharing app that is on track to become one of the country’s biggest employers, with more than 20,000 drivers by the year’s end — ahead of household..
For years, courts have been called upon to assess whether an individual worker is, at law, truly an employee or an independent contractor. The characterisation is relevant for tax, superannuation, underpayment claims and other claims made under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act), for example,..
By Sarah Sedghi and Eleanor Hall
Manufacturing industries need to embrace 3D printing, which will have an even bigger impact on economies and society than the internet, an Australian technology specialist says.
Steve Sammartino is a digital entrepreneur and venture capitalist who advis..