Browsing: Coronavirus (COVID-19) (199 items)

Workplace vaccination scheme announced

Health, wellbeing & safety
Health, wellbeing & safety

Large employers will be able to partner with healthcare providers to offer workplace vaccinations, Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced.


What to include in a workplace vaccination policy

Health, wellbeing & safety
Health, wellbeing & safety

Whether employers decide to mandate, encourage, or say nothing about COVID-19 vaccinations, a policy will give employees clarity on the topic, a lawyer says.


Webcast: Mandatory workplace vaccinations

Policies & procedures
Policies & procedures

In the wake of new guidance on workplace vaccination policies, many employers remain unclear about their rights and obligations. Watch this HR Daily Premium webcast for straight facts on where the law and regulators stand on workplace vaccination policies and practices.


Prepare for "battleground" if mandating vaccinations

Policies & procedures
Policies & procedures

The Fair Work Ombudsman's new advice on workplace vaccination policies fails to provide the "certainty that most employers are craving" and could in fact create a "battleground" for employers trying to manage refusals, a lawyer says.



SPC hits back at "misleading" vaccination policy criticism

Policies & procedures
Policies & procedures

Unions have made "unfounded" claims that SPC imposed its vaccination policy without properly consulting workers, and is on a "slippery slope" to mandating medical procedures, the packaging giant says.



Employee wellbeing declines; Workplace mask etiquette; and more

Health, wellbeing & safety
Health, wellbeing & safety

More employees are now feeling burnt out, bored, or overwhelmed by work than just three months ago. Also in this article: workplace masks making difficult conversations harder; and more.



Q&A: COVID vaccinations and the workplace update

Health, wellbeing & safety
Health, wellbeing & safety

As Australia's vaccination roll-out progresses, new issues and challenges are arising for HR professionals. Here, an employment lawyer answers 12 key workplace-related questions on this topic.



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