My workforce is no longer subject to vaccination mandates – but what are my ongoing OH&S obligations as an employer?

As many of you would be aware, the majority of Victorian workers are no longer covered by specific Pandemic Orders relating to mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. Unless your business operates in the healthcare, aged-care or emergency services areas, it is no longer mandatory for workers to be vaccinated in order to attend the workplace. But what [...]

2022-07-18T06:06:14+00:00July 18th, 2022|Employment Law|Comments Off on My workforce is no longer subject to vaccination mandates – but what are my ongoing OH&S obligations as an employer?

EOFY – Employment Law Compliance Checklist

The End of Financial Year (EOFY) is a great time for businesses to check-in on their general practices and procedures when it comes to employing people. Employment in Australia is a highly regulated area of law and one that needs to be strictly complied with in order to avoid potential penalties and lawsuits. Protecting your [...]

2022-06-17T00:11:37+00:00June 17th, 2022|Employment Law|Comments Off on EOFY – Employment Law Compliance Checklist

Changes to Victoria’s Pandemic Orders for “Specified Facilities” and “Specified Workers”

On 12 January 2022, changes were made to the current ‘mandatory vaccination’ orders in Victoria. If you are an employer or a worker in aged-care or healthcare, covered by the ‘Specified Facilities’ Order, the definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ now includes a booster shot (3rd dose of a recognised COVID-19 vaccine). Similarly, some industries (but not [...]

2022-01-30T22:35:48+00:00January 16th, 2022|Compliance, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Changes to Victoria’s Pandemic Orders for “Specified Facilities” and “Specified Workers”

The Top 4 Reasons Your Business Should Have a Workplace Vaccination Policy

Unless you have been living under a rock these past few weeks, you would know that there are several mandatory vaccination directions in place, which impact on how we live and work. It is likely that mandatory vaccination is going to stick around at least for the time being, and potentially well into 2022. Employers [...]

2021-11-14T22:33:06+00:00November 14th, 2021|Business Advice, Compliance, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on The Top 4 Reasons Your Business Should Have a Workplace Vaccination Policy
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