Plans, Masks, Records & Contact Tracing – What do Victorian Workplaces need to do from today?
Yesterday the Chief Health Officer issued the Workplace Directions (No 8) which apply to all Victorian Workplaces until 8 November 2020.
The key elements of the Directions are:
|Plans & Records|
|Risk assessments & Contact Tracing|
|Space & Cleaning|
We recommend that employers who have open work premises read the Directions in full to ensure compliance.
Changes to Sexual Harassment legislation with the passage of the Respect@Work Bill
The Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021 has passed both Houses of Parliament
When outsourcing a problem creates a bigger one: The Qantas decision
By Ross Jackson
Transport Workers’ Union has successfully argued that Qantas engaged in adverse action for prohibited reasons.
Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations in residential aged care
By Angela Wood & Sophie Vo
We consider the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements for aged care workers commencing mid-September 2021.
New on-the-spot fines for Victorian employers in breach of OH&S obligations
As part of the Victorian Government’s election commitment to introduce infringement notices for certain offences under...