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workplace relations

Struggling restaurant still required to comply with due process

After an employee was made redundant during a COVID-19 lockdown, she soon noticed after restrictions had lifted, her role had been re-advertised to be filled with casual staff.

12 March 2021

workplace relations

What the end of JobKeeper means for your business

We take a look at some of the practical implications of the JobKeeper scheme’s impending conclusion on 28 March and provide answers to your most frequently asked questions.

09 March 2021

workplace relations

Video: VCCI celebrates International Women’s Day 2021

We are proud to team with CareSuper and celebrate International Women’s Day by asking some of our most influential female leaders what #ChooseToChallenge means to them.

08 March 2021

state government

How workers’ compensation law is about to change for every business

Significant changes to workers’ compensation law have been passed by the Victorian Parliament that will change the way all employers need to respond to claims for mental injury.

05 March 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Case in point: safeguarding your business from bullying

Employers have an obligation to prevent bullying from occurring in the workplace. Consider this scenario and think about what you and your organisation would have done differently.

04 March 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Royal Commission looks to foster ‘mentally healthy workplaces’

The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System has identified a failing system and has put forward 65 recommendations to support Victorian people and businesses.

03 March 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian Chamber urges business to prioritise mental health in 2021

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is encouraging employers to prioritise the mental wellbeing of their workplaces as we continue to battle the economic and psychological impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and transition to a hybrid working model.

03 March 2021

workplace relations

FWC finds employee who refused a flu vaccination was ‘dismissed’

When an aged care business required all staff members to have a flu vaccination, one employee was refused further shifts when she told her employer she had a medical exemption.

02 March 2021

policy and advocacy

Industrial Relations Bill recognises challenges for labour hire sector

The Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Bill 2021, to be debated in Parliament this week, recognises the challenges that the labour hire industry is facing in the wake of COVID-19.

02 March 2021

workplace relations

Unfair dismissal: consistency is key

A full bench of the Fair Work Commission (the “Commission”) has ruled a casual employee was engaged on a regular and systematic basis and therefore protected from unfair dismissal.

25 February 2021

health safety and wellbeing

One thing your business needs to reduce its Workcover premium

Having your business undergo an independent WorkCover Health Check can not only make your workplace safer, but can be the difference between having a black or red bottom line.

19 February 2021

workplace relations

Sacked worker reinstated by Fair Work thanks to ‘exemplary record’

Despite a business having a valid reason to dismiss an employee who broke company safety protocols, resulting in the injury of a co-worker, have had their ‘harsh’ decision overturned.

18 February 2021

economy

Victoria’s ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown ends but some restriction remain

Following the five day ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that Victorians will return to COVID Normal, with a few restrictions still in place impacting businesses.

17 February 2021

economy

Help us end Victoria’s heartbreak with #ValentinesDayDoOver

Despite the Victorian Government cancelling Valentine’s Day for the hospitality, tourism and retail sectors, celebrating Valentine’s Day later will help ease the pain caused by the lockdown.

15 February 2021

economy

How Victoria’s ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown impacts your business

Following a cluster of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Melbourne, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a ‘circuit breaker lockdown’ for all Victorians. Here’s what your business needs to know.

12 February 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Employee claims she was told to work unpaid or be 'eliminated’

An employer has been ordered to pay $14,550 to a former employee after claims the HR Manager demanded the employee work extra unpaid hours to make up for JobKeeper payments.

11 February 2021


workplace relations

Struggling restaurant still required to comply with due process

12 March 2021

workplace relations

What the end of JobKeeper means for your business

09 March 2021

workplace relations

Video: VCCI celebrates International Women’s Day 2021

08 March 2021

state government

How workers’ compensation law is about to change for every business

05 March 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Case in point: safeguarding your business from bullying

04 March 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Royal Commission looks to foster ‘mentally healthy workplaces’

03 March 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian Chamber urges business to prioritise mental health in 2021

03 March 2021

workplace relations

FWC finds employee who refused a flu vaccination was ‘dismissed’

02 March 2021

policy and advocacy

Industrial Relations Bill recognises challenges for labour hire sector

02 March 2021

workplace relations

Unfair dismissal: consistency is key

25 February 2021

health safety and wellbeing

One thing your business needs to reduce its Workcover premium

19 February 2021

workplace relations

Sacked worker reinstated by Fair Work thanks to ‘exemplary record’

18 February 2021

economy

Victoria’s ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown ends but some restriction remain

17 February 2021

economy

Help us end Victoria’s heartbreak with #ValentinesDayDoOver

15 February 2021

economy

How Victoria’s ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown impacts your business

12 February 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Employee claims she was told to work unpaid or be 'eliminated’

11 February 2021