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Employers and mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

Background As Australia contemplates what the new “normal” will have to look like in order to keep the coronavirus pandemic under

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September 16, 2021


Proposed permanent changes to electronic execution and virtual meetings

On 25 June 2021, the Australian Government released the Treasury Laws Amendment (Measures for Consultation) Bill 2021: Use of

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July 28, 2021


Employment & Safety Update – 29 April 2021

Mandatory vaccination considered reasonable and lawful direction by FWC Overview We recently published an article on mandatory

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April 29, 2021


Employment & Safety Update – 24 March 2021

The End is Near: What to expect post-JobKeeper JobKeeper wage subsidy payments will end on 28 March 2021, with the Federal Government’s

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March 24, 2021


Corporations Act changes – electronic executions and virtual meetings

On 21 March 2021, the Corporations (Coronavirus Economic Response) Determination (No.3) 2020 (Cth) that permitted the electronic

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March 24, 2021


Employment & Safety Update – 17 March 2021

Employer’s obligations for flexible working arrangements Many employees’ working arrangements have changed because of the impacts

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March 17, 2021


COVID-19 vaccine information for employers: privacy and employment law

With the first phase of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout now underway in Australia recently, employers may have queries as to how it

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March 3, 2021


Employment & Safety Update – 24 February 2021

Casual employee on JobKeeper payment not unfairly dismissed Introduction One of the hallmarks of casual employment is the ability to

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February 24, 2021


End of COVID lease restrictions

The Tasmanian Government has now declared the end of the financial hardship period for commercial leases and the end of the emergency

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February 4, 2021


Employment & Safety Update – 21 October 2020

JobKeeper changes and extension On 1 September 2020, Parliament passed legislation to extend the JobKeeper scheme until 28 March 2021.

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October 21, 2020


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