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Working to conquer ‘invisible barriers’ and the challenges faced by job seekers from diverse backgrounds, not-for-profit organisation JobsBank continues to successfully drive change and uphold a commitment to increasing employer inclusivity and fill workforce gaps.
10 September 2021
Victorian business needs certainty and clarity on the plan for our state’s COVID-19 recovery. The Victorian Chamber has formulated a detailed four-phase roadmap to provide that light on the hill for business, workers, the economy and communities.
09 September 2021
10 Sep 2021
09 Sep 2021
Date: Last 6 months
health safety and wellbeing
Scott Chapman, Chief Executive of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic brought a tough year, but a transformative one for health services.
22 March 2021
Amendments to the Fair Work Act have passed both houses of Federal Parliament, bringing significant changes for the rights of casual workers and the businesses who employ them.
23 March 2021
The State Government has today given Victorians the signal of confidence we’ve been waiting for with the announcement of a further easing of restrictions from 6pm on Friday, 26 March.
chief executive update
Victoria is getting its swagger back! I was excited to speak to the media yesterday on the State Government’s announcement of a further easing of restrictions, giving Victorians the signal of confidence we have been waiting for.
24 March 2021
EML and the Victorian Chamber have partnered since 2016 to promote the health and safety of young workers. In a challenging landscape, young workers need our support now more than ever.
25 March 2021
An interim report has made several business-friendly recommendations which aim to expand the Skilled Migration Program and improve flexibility for employers to take advantage.
26 March 2021
policy and advocacy
With newly-relaxed restrictions, the VCCI hosted the Victorian Leader of the Opposition, The Hon. Michael O’Brien MP, together with the Shadow Cabinet and business leaders in our CBD offices.
29 March 2021
Finding an employee was ‘not well served' by his lawyers, the Fair Work Commission has allowed an unfair dismissal claim to be lodged more than two months after being fired.
30 March 2021
education and training
Victoria University’s newly-appointed Vice-Chancellor and President discusses what the education institution is doing differently to be hailed Australia’s top ranked university for employability skills.
06 April 2021
I hope your Easter Break was a good one. I know many of you are nervous around the recommencement of hotel quarantine on Thursday. Put simply, it is essential this time around the State Government gets the hotel quarantine system right.
07 April 2021
While operating a train travelling at 21 kilometres per hour, an employee called his boss to ask for a day off. What he didn’t realise at the time, he just gave his employer grounds for dismissal.
In partnership with the VCCI, the Partners in Wellbeing program offers free, confidential counselling to businesses who have been heavily impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
08 April 2021
While every business faces different challenges, a pulse check survey of Victorian employees has shone a light on where Victorian employers perform well, and where improvements can be made.
13 April 2021
The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is advocating for a consolidation budget that will provide the ideal support for Victoria to once again become the engine room of the Australian economy.
State and Federal Budgets
14 April 2021
Enabling, growing, and improving the ease of doing business in Victoria are the cornerstones of the Victorian Chamber’s submission to the Victorian government ahead of the 2021-22 State Budget.
Despite a business citing several reasons for dismissing a casual employee during a lockdown period, the Fair Work Commission says the business’ conduct was "harsh, unjust, and unreasonable”.
15 April 2021
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