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In preparing the office for returns to work en masse, law firms should consider the possibility of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Employers must provide effective anti-discrimination and harassment policies to enable fair and lawful investigations.
HBA Legal
Flare-ups were not aggravations of the pre-existing degenerative condition, so the Tribunal found in favour of Comcare.
People + Culture Strategies
Employers also need to converse with their employees about operational needs in this post-pandemic working environment.
Pragma Lawyers
WA joins Qld, Vic & ACT in introducing industrial manslaughter laws. What will change & what should you do?
Colin Biggers & Paisley
In 2021 the HC will attempt to correct the confusion around the definition of casual employment.
Holding Redlich
The level of support required from an employer is based on criteria recently outlined by FWC.
Gilchrist Connell
The reforms are based on the national model Work Health and Safety Act to improve consistency with the rest of Australia.
If employ­ers intend to man­date that employ­ees be vac­ci­nat­ed for COVID-19, they need to jus­ti­fy the direc­tion.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to work health & safety.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Even in a COVID-19 environment, termination by text message is not recommended, with threats of unfair dismissal claims.
People + Culture Strategies
Her employment was on a regular and systematic basis, so the FWC held that she was protected from unfair dismissal.
Vincent Young
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Australia, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Carroll & O'Dea
When an injured worker's work capacity is assessed by an insurer, a work capacity decision (WCD) usually follows.
People + Culture Strategies
In this case, the employer would have had to apply for a variation by agreement to correct this obvious error.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A personal relationship with a colleague at work can be a challenge, especially when that personal relationship sours.
Holding Redlich
This decision of the Tribunal might help sole traders who feel that they have been unfairly denied JobKeeper payments.
Bartier Perry
There was a fine line between the 'common sense evaluation of the causal chain' and the 'but for' causation tests.
People + Culture Strategies
The case provides guidance on complying with workplace health and safety requirements through an unfair dismissal lens.
Source Legal
Safe Work Australia issued comprehensive guidelines for businesses to minimise the risk of COVID-19 in their workplaces.
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