The JobMaker hiring credit will create "bad jobs", a Senate committee has been warned. Meanwhile a tech employer expects its new, global 'virtual first' work policy to open up much broader talent pools.
The Fair Work Commission is proposing to insert work-from-home and other flexible arrangements into modern awards. Also in this article: which industries have responded most smoothly to COVID; and the next step for remote working teams.
With employees across the country working from home many leaders are calling this "the new normal", however a specialist says the future of the workplace requires a balance between old and new practices.