Tag Archives: Employees

INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – Respect At Work |19 November 2021

RESPECT AT WORK LEGISLATIVE REFORMS On 11 September 2021 the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (Respect at Work Amendment Act) took effect. Changes have been introduced that address: Sexual harassmentCompassionate leave following miscarriage SEXUAL HARASSMENT The Respect at Work Amendment Act has changed the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW…
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – Public Holidays & Related Topics | 17 November 2021

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND RELATED REQUIREMENTSCHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR PERIOD 2021/2022 Member enquiries about Public Holidays, the days observed as Public Holidays and in particular the entitlements relating to Casual Employees, are the most common in relation to the Christmas and New Year Period. (Applicable to all states & territories unless otherwise indicated) DECEMBER 2021 Christmas…
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – NT Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations | 29 October 2021

COVID-19 ProtocolsGovernment Health DirectionsVaccination requirements for Licensed Persons Dear Trainer, TRNT issued a circular on 20 October 2021 to all trainers, alerting you to the recent NT Government Health Directions (“Directions”) mandating COVID vaccinations for various classes of worker. The TRNT circular also advised the effect of the Directions is that ALL THEIR LICENSED PERSONS…
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – COVID 19 Protocols | 13 October 2021

COVID-19 Protocols D-Day for the unvaccinated Stand Down letter Friday 15 October is D-Day for both employers and employees, where an employee has not complied with the directions issued by the Victorian Government’s public health team regarding COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination for Authorised Workers. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2003 (Vic) (OHS Act), you…
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