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COVID-19 Employee Stand Down Found to be an Employment Benefit

An Arbitrator in the Personal Injury Commission has found that a worker, who sustained psychiatric injury when her employer stood her down during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, was not entitled to compensation.

Employer’s Non-Delegable Duty to Take Reasonable Steps to Protect an Employee From Psychiatric Harm Re-Examined: Zagi Kozarov v State of Victoria [2020] VSC 78
Monday 21 September 2020 / by Grace Gunn posted in Workplace Relations PTSD Zagi Kozarov v State of Victoria [2020] VSC 78

Recently, an employer's non-delegable duty to take reasonable steps to protect an employee from psychiatric harm was re-examined in Zagi Kozarov v State of Victoria [2020] VSC 78. 

Holman Webb Announces 10 Promotions Across Sydney and Melbourne Offices
Friday 29 May 2020 posted in Insurance Workplace Relations Holman Webb News

Holman Webb is delighted to announce ten promotions across our Sydney and Melbourne offices. 

Legal Lockdown - Episode 6: Beyond Blue

BEYOND BLUE Workplace Engagement Manager, Michael O'Hanlon, joins Adriana Giometti to discuss both the effect that COVID-19 has had on the Australian workforce, and what Beyond Blue is doing to help.

Working From Home: Employer Obligations During COVID-19
Thursday 23 April 2020 / by Grace Gunn, Jacob Daly and Ellie Jongma posted in Business, Corporate & Commercial Workplace Relations COVID-19 Workplace Relations Working From Home

As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, many (if not most) employers have directed their employees to work from home.  With this in mind, it is crucial for employers to understand that their overriding obligation to provide employees with a safe workplace has not changed.

Legal Lockdown - Episode 1: JobKeeper Scheme
Thursday 16 April 2020 / by Holman Webb posted in Workplace Relations COVID-19 Legal Lockdown

Holman Webb is excited to announce the launch of ‘Legal Lockdown’ - our new video series aimed at helping Australian businesses navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webinar Recording: COVID-19 and the Workplace Impacts
Sunday 5 April 2020 / by Holman Webb posted in Workplace Relations COVID-19

On Thursday 2 April, Holman Webb Workplace Relations Special Counsel Alicia Mataere and ReadyTech's Daniel Wyner Thursday presented a live webinar on both the options and obligations for businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Webinar Recording: Annualised Salary Changes - Are you ready?
Wednesday 1 April 2020 / by Holman Webb Lawyers & ReadyTech posted in Workplace Relations
Webinar: COVID-19 and Workplace Law (Thursday 2 April)
Monday 30 March 2020 / by Holman Webb posted in Workplace Relations COVID-19 Webinar

To say that we are currently living in unprecedented times is an understatement. Each day we wake to distressing news of increased fatalities, spread of the COVID-19 virus and global attempts to flatten the curve.

COVID-19: Amendments to Hospitality and Clerks Awards, and Long Service Leave Act
Monday 30 March 2020 / by Lee Pike and Ellie Jongma posted in Workplace Relations COVID-19

Following on from Holman Webb's recent article COVID-19 and the Workplace, the past week has seen a number of unprecedented and immediate changes in the Workplace Relations space, all of which have the potential to affect both your business and employees.

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