Tag Archives: COVID-19

Can I require staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination?

With the COVID-19 vaccination rolling out across Australia, many employers are asking, “can I require staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination?” To help you understand your rights and obligations as an Australian employer, we have put together some information. Firstly, can I require staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination? In line with advice from the […]

Are your employees happy? Find out with employee surveys

Let’s face it, 2020 has been an unprecedented year especially when it comes to the workplace. How have your staff coped and how are they feeling about their job satisfaction? Do you know? Here is one way you could find out. 👉 EMPLOYEE SURVEYS 👈 Whether it’s how your employees rate their job satisfaction or […]

COVID-19 & Employment Assistance Programs

LET’S TALK about Employment Assistance Programs (EAPs) – does your business use one? Unsurprisingly, EAP providers have seen an increase in demand this year. With the unique and challenging pressures of the pandemic encouraging more people to access supports. So, if you aren’t offering this benefit (and want to) or if you’re contemplating switching providers, […]

COVID-19 and the workplace

With new COVID-19 cases in Queensland, we have answered some common employer questions about COVID-19 at the workplace. Firstly, while you are not expected to diagnose people, as an employer you have a work health and safety duty to minimise the risk where practically possible. What happens if an employee contracts COVID-19? If you have […]

Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grants

Does your business need help with human resource advice during these challenging times? Round two of the Queensland Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grants has been announced, with applications opening on 1 July 2020. Aimed at helping businesses affected by COVID-19, the Queensland Government is offering grants of up to $10K and money can be used for a […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and key employment changes

In almost every area of the law, there have been changes to existing rules and procedures to help deal with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This is especially true in employment law. Set out below are some of the key changes to legislation and modern awards that have been introduced over the last week that employers need to be […]