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Alternatives for employers during the COVID-19 crisis

- March 27, 2020 2 MIN READ

With many employers having to make some hard decisions about the roles of their workers during the COVID-19 crisis, leading employment advice service Employsure says there are alternatives to mass redundancies and stand-downs. Hundreds of thousands of workers in a number of industries, including the travel, hospitality and retail sectors are facing months of uncertainty,… Read more »

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Coronavirus shutdowns: what are your employer obligations?

- March 23, 2020 2 MIN READ

The shutdowns of non-essential services across parts of Australia may trigger conditions in the Fair Work Act that will allow employers to stand staff down without pay, according to Employsure, Australia’s leading workplace relations company. According to Ed Mallett, managing director of leading employer advice service Employsure, in a Government imposed closure of a workplace,… Read more »

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Common coronavirus questions and advice for employers

- March 16, 2020 3 MIN READ

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, places of employment are being impacted. Employer advice service Employsure has been inundated with requests from business owners wanting to know their rights. Here’s the lowdown on what to do if an employee is diagnosed with the virus.  If an employee has a confirmed case of Coronavirus If an employee… Read more »

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New app encourages workers to report unsafe workplaces

- October 17, 2019 2 MIN READ

The Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation, Kevin Anderson has announced the launch of a new app that allows workers to anonymously report unsafe work practices in an effort to minimise harm in the workspace. The new mobile app ‘Speak Up. Save Lives’ will make it simple for employees to report workplace risks which could lead to… Read more »

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Changes to long service leave entitlements roll out in Victoria

- October 31, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Significant changes to employee entitlements will roll out in Victoria on November 1, 2018, impacting small business owners. Victoria’s new Long Service Leave Act 201, updates the existing ACT and also applies to companies who are based outside of Victoria but have staff employed in Victoria. Key changes include: . Employees will be able to… Read more »