When a company says that the people that work for them are independent contractors, but the company actually treats them like employees, it is called “sham contracting” in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), and is illegal.

If Credico asked you to sign an Independent Contractor Agreement (ICA), that doesn’t mean that you really were an independent contractor. You may have been an employee if one or more of the following applied to you:

As an employee you are entitled to certain benefits that independent contractors are not, including:

If you worked for Credico and didn’t receive these minimum entitlements, you may have been a victim of sham contracting and are entitled to the recovery of those entitlements.

To register your claim against Credico click here.