Know your rights: what is sham contracting?
As an employee, you have a range of entitlements, including paid leave and superannuation. Sham contracting occurs when an employer sets up an artificial contracting relationship to avoid paying these entitlements. It’s illegal, but sadly commonplace in the creative industries.
MEAA industrial director Tanya De Almeida explains more.
Our highly-trained industrial staff are available to provide members with advice and assistance about your rights at work on 1300 656 513 or firstname.lastname@example.org.