Tag Archives: Employees

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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INFORMATION BULLETIN – COVID 19 Urgent Update (VIC) | 8 October 2021

COVID-19 - Urgent Update Dear Trainer, The Victorian State Government issued their COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions overnight. These have been issued by the Government acting under the powers they enjoy in line with the declared State of Emergency that exists in this state. Racing Victoria issued their industry wide vaccination policy edict in September.…
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – New Super Obligations for Employers | 4 October 2021

New Super Obligations for Employers A number of super reforms were proposed under the “Your Future Your Super” package, as part of the 2020/2021 Federal Budget announced in October last year. This legislation was passed in June 2021. One of the key measures, “Account Stapling”, was passed with a slightly delayed start date of 1st…
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – Changes to Casual Employment | 27 September 2021

Changes to Casual Employment Industrial Relations Reforms By 27 September 2021, employers (other than small businesses) need to assess whether their existing casuals are eligible to be offered permanent employment. Overview In the racing industry, many employers employ casuals under the Horse and Greyhound Training Award 2020 (HGTA).  Clause 10 of the HGTA Casual Employees…
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