Coronavirus (COVID-19) (186 items)

Workers demand action on harassment; Award flexibilities continue; more

Employees are calling for action on gendered violence as s-xual assault and harassment reports continue to escalate. Meanwhile, the Fair Work Commission has extended pandemic-related flexibilities in awards; and more. » more »

Webcast: Minimising workplace psych risks


Psychological injury risks and mental health issues are receiving heightened levels of HR attention in light of pandemic-related stresses and remote working. This webcast discusses employers' legal obligations in this space, including reasonable adjustment considerations and implications for managing work processes. » more »

Webcast: HR hot spots 2021


HR has never been so challenged, important and busy, with no signs of slowing down. In this webcast, a lawyer discusses the most pressing issues HR professionals are likely to face during 2021 and how to prepare for them. » more »

Stay-home direction was "appropriate", but employer couldn't deduct leave


The Fair Work Commission has ordered an employer to re-credit personal leave to nine employees, even though directing them to stay home over COVID exposure concerns was "rational and appropriate". » more »