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

NSW Supreme Court challenges to mandatory vaccination fail

Kassam v Hazzard; Henry v Hazzard [2021] NSWSC 1320 On Friday 15 October 2021, two challenges to the NSW public health orders, restricting activities of residents who had not been vaccinated against COVID-19 (including their ability to work in certain industries) were dismissed by Justice Robert Beech-Jones in the NSW Supreme Court. The proceedings were [...]

2021-10-25T00:17:53+00:00October 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NSW Supreme Court challenges to mandatory vaccination fail

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?
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