Can (or should) Employers Mandate the COVID-19 Vaccine?

As an Employer, do you know your rights when it comes to your expectations around whether Employees are vaccinated or not? This issue has received a lot of media coverage in recent days, with some ‘trailblazer’ companies mandating the vaccine within their workplace. It is important to understand your obligations as an employer when it [...]

2021-08-23T00:16:13+00:00August 23rd, 2021|Business Advice, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Can (or should) Employers Mandate the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Can you request your JobKeeper employees to work more hours?

Yes. But the request must be considered ‘reasonable’. If an employer requests an employee to work on different days, or at different times (outside of their ‘ordinary hours’), the employee must consider the request and cannot unreasonably refuse. A ‘reasonable’ refusal would be situations such as caregiving responsibilities. If an employee unreasonably refuses the request, [...]

2020-09-01T20:33:19+00:00September 1st, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Can you request your JobKeeper employees to work more hours?
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