This newsletter links to COVID-19 updates, media releases, reports, cases and laws relating to work health & safety.
The JobKeeper package has been a small beacon for Australian employers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Remote working is a new workplace - but employers need to manage the same old obligations (plus a few new ones, too).
Employers must provide casual employees with a copy of the "model casual conversion clause" within the first 12 months.
If COVID-19 has changed the way you do business, from remote staff to pandemic-proof contracts, this guide may help.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The WHS Bill contains most provisions contained in the 'model WHS laws', in place in other Australian jurisdictions..
There have been a number of recent developments in workplace relations in Australia, in Queensland and in NSW.
This update links to recent media releases, reports, cases and laws relating to employment law and workplace relations.
Cooper Grace Ward
Employers need to reconsider the scope of the Miscellaneous Award, now that the FWC has extended its coverage.
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Certain persons who were classified as casual employees and remunerated as such, may still claim leave entitlements.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
SafeWork Australia has published information on obligations of employers, landlords and tenants for safe work practices.
Travis Schultz & Partners
Financial pressure does not alleviate the duty of care for a safe workplace that an employer owes to its employees.
Carroll & O'Dea
A recent decision examined the relationship between work injuries and subsequent aggravations that do not occur at work.
The Vincent Young Employment + Workplace Relations team has updated its Employment + Workplace Relations Guide to reflect the changes for this financial year.
Sexual violence, wherever it sits on the spectrum from workplace harassment to assault, is an expression of dominance.
JobKeeper is designed as a wage subsidy, to help employers cover payrolls as they suffer through the COVID-caused crisis.
Dyson Heydon has been found, following a due and fair process, to have done things that deserve exactly that result.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Learnings from the pandemic are likely to shape the way organisations approach their future outsourcing arrangements.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Careful staffing scenario planning must start now, so businesses are prepared for when the Jobkeeper initiative stops.
Discussion about Bill that responds to issues arising from COVID-19 & the other matters that it addresses.