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Volunteers or Employees? Employment Court Determines Status of Gloriavale Residents

Written by Glenn Finnigan PARTNER, Sanam Salmani LAWYER on June 1st, 2022.    

A recent Employment Court decision declared former residents of the Gloriavale Community to be employees and not volunteers. The work they performed contained some useful insights into the approach the Courts take when determining the status of workers, and the traps for organisations receiving the benefit of work from people they consider to be volunteers.
Topics: Employment

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