Danielle Stone - HR Professional
The outbreak of COVID-19 and the varying levels of restrictions has meant that many of employers have had to move people to work from home at very short notice. It is important to remember that employers have the ultimate responsibility for ensuring a safe work environment, wherever that work is carried out. This includes employees working from home. With more and more employees being asked to work from home particularly in Victoria with Stage 4 restrictions, we felt it was timely to remind employers of their legal obligations.
Deborah Peppard - HR Director
Unfortunately, the introduction of Stage 4 restrictions in Melbourne has seen additional businesses that had not qualified for Job Keeper earlier, now become eligible. We are aware that many of these businesses had been doing okay during the last few months, so have not had to pay much attention to the Job Keeper legislation and what can and can’t be done……
To help those businesses out, and also remind everyone else of what additional options you have available under the JobKeeper Enabling Directions legislation, here is a quick snapshot for you:
The key to your business bouncing back from this lock down is your people. You need willing and able teams to be up and ready to go when Victoria opens up again, whether it is on the factory floor or at an executive level. The people who know your business, who are connected to your business, and who have been cared for by your business, will be the difference when you look to reboot. To help you through, we have a few suggestions to help you lead your team through this really tough time.
Under the Stage 4 restrictions in Victoria, there are new requirements for businesses that are able to remain operational. Key points that you MUST know are below.
Premier Daniel Andrews has today announced the changes that will impact workplaces as part of Stage 4 restrictions in Victoria. More details will be announced as the week progresses but we have the following overview of the current information.
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