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Additional sectors will be relieved from close contact isolation requirements to ease supply chain bottlenecks and workforce shortages after an announcement today by the Victorian Government.
13 January 2022
A third COVID-19 vaccination is now required for workers within certain essential industries, and close contact isolation arrangements have also changed for food and beverage distribution workers, as part of Victorian Government pandemic orders announced today.
10 January 2022
13 Jan 2022
10 Jan 2022
The Fair Work Commission has found that a training business failed to offer a redundant employee suitable redeployment, rendering the redundancy unfair.
17 June 2021
The State Government has today announced a further easing of restrictions for Metropolitan and Regional Victoria from 11.59pm Thursday 17 June in a boost for struggling businesses affected by Lockdown 4.0.
16 June 2021
Managing workers’ compensation can be a challenging task, for both experienced practitioners and newcomers alike, which is why so many businesses turn to the Victorian Chamber for support.
10 June 2021
The State Government has today announced Metropolitan Victoria’s lockdown will end from 11.59pm Thursday 10 June with a further easing of restrictions in Regional Victoria.
09 June 2021
A Victorian Chamber member survey has revealed that the majority of respondents think that the third round of the Victorian Government’s Business Support Fund package is inadequate.
08 June 2021
A Bank Manager who was dismissed for transferring $37,500 to a fraudster’s account in the frantic early days of the COVID-19 pandemic has been reinstated by the Fair Work Commission.
07 June 2021
The Fair Work Commission has ordered a food delivery driver to be reinstated and to receive lost earnings following his unfair dismissal, determining the worker is an employee – not a contractor.
health safety and wellbeing
Many proactive Victorian businesses are contacting the Victorian Chamber’s Health, Safety, Wellbeing team for help building mentally healthy workplaces. One questionably inevitably arises.
04 June 2021
On the 26 March 2021, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) was amended by the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economy Recovery) Act 2021 to provide clearer rights and obligations for casual employees.
28 May 2021
Disputes within family businesses can be more complex and emotionally draining than those in larger companies, which is why the Victorian Chamber’s Workplace Relations team were called in.
26 May 2021
The Fair Work Commission has deemed an employee's dismissal ‘harsh’ despite the worker becoming frustrated with management and punching a hole in the wall during a meeting.
24 May 2021
When discussing domestic and family violence (DFV) with our members and clients, there is clearly a consensus on the scale and urgency of this crisis confronting our homes and workplaces.
19 May 2021
As an expert in Career Management, Elisabetta Farina explains how businesses can maximise the value of their employees while also creating a supportive and nurturing environment.
17 May 2021
The Fair Work Commission has reminded businesses the COVID-19 pandemic does not give employers the unilateral right to vary or amend an employee’s conditions of employment.
12 May 2021
A construction company has been ordered to pay compensation to a construction worker who called in relation to a job advisement. After telling the employer his age, he was laughed at.
07 May 2021
A Cleansing Services Operator was fired after riding on the back of a moving garbage truck. With more than 40 years of experience behind him, the former employee says his dismissal was harsh.
04 May 2021
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