Michelle Dawson, Partner provides an overview of casual conversion and how it may impact your business.

What is casual conversion?

Casual conversion is the ability for casual employees (subject to certain prerequisites) to seek to convert their employment to full time or part time.

  • Casual workers make up approximately 21% of Australia’s 12.2 million-strong workforce.
  • Approximately 30% of all Modern Awards have long provided for casual conversion.
  • Casual conversion is the ability for casual employees (subject to certain prerequisites) to elect to convert their employment to full time or part time.