Sham contracting and independent contractors

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There will be new laws on sham contracting starting on 26 August 2024. We will update this information at this time. For more information on these new laws, see Independent contactor changes.

Even if your employer calls you an independent contractor, you might be an employee in a ‘sham contract’. Sham contracts are unlawful and there are things you can do to fix them.

What is the difference between an independent contractor and an employee?

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