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A spotlight on steps for practitioners to take in response to casual employment reform. 

Now that significant amendments to the operation of casual employment under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) have become law, what does this mean for your clients or business?   

In this special, timely Employment Expert Backgrounder, our Practical Law experts will bring clarity to these new changes and 
address important issues regarding their implementation. 

Areas of focus:  

  • Analysis of the amendments to the operation of casual employment under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and its implications for employers and employees 

  • Guidance on the steps employers should be taking in response to the amendments, and how law firms, and legal and HR departments, can be supporting employers to put the recent changes into practice 

  • Addressing disputes around casual employment in the wake of these legislative changes. 

Whether you are a practising lawyer at a firm, barrister or in-house legal counsel, this hour-long virtual session will contextualise the 
amendments to casual employment in a relatable way.
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Tyrilly Csillag
Head of Commercial and In-house Legal
Practical Law
Tyrilly is a senior in-house lawyer with experience working within in-house legal teams for multinational, national corporate and government entities.

Prior to joining Practical Law, she held the position of Counsel for IBM and managed technology transactions across Australia and New Zealand, with a special responsibility for Privacy, Data Incidents and Cybersecurity. 

Tyrilly serves on both the NSW Law Society's In-house Corporate Lawyers Committee (2020-21) and the Privacy and Data Law Committee (2019- 2021) and is In-house Counsel Certified (ICC) by the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Linda Taylor
Head of Employment
Practical Law
Linda Taylor has more than 15 years' experience in employment, industrial relations and work health and safety law in both private practice and in-house roles.

Prior to joining Practical Law, Linda held senior management positions with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, where she advised on a variety of matters, including termination of employment, transfer of business, and disciplinary and grievance investigations.
Sophie Bonnette
Senior Employment Writer
Practical Law
Sophie Bonnette is also a Senior Writer who joined Practical Law in April 2020. Sophie has over eight years’ experience in employment, work health and safety, and industrial relations law.

She has practised in employment and workplace teams at both international and nationally-based firms, and has also worked in house, as Legal Counsel – Employment Law for an ASX–listed healthcare company.

Sophie has experience assisting on a range of issues, including workplace and industrial disputes, modern award and enterprise agreements, redundancy, transfer of business, and disciplinary and grievance processes.