Tag Archives: Policy

INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – Respect At Work | 5 January 2022

RESPECT AT WORK LEGISLATIVE REFORMS WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY On 11 September 2021 the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (Respect at Work Amendment Act) took effect, and in turn, changed the Fair Work Act 2009 by: Introducing a definition of ‘Sexual harass’ and ‘Sexual harassment’, and Expanding the anti-bullying…
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – COVID 19 Protocols FAQ’s (VIC) | 9 December 2021

COVID-19 Protocols Frequently Asked Questions As vaccination targets are reached and restrictions ease state-wide, it may be easy to underestimate the continued risk the COVID-19 pandemic poses. It is arguably as important as ever for businesses to ensure they do not become complacent in the management of COVID-19 protocols, paying particular respect to what is…
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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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