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Working From Home With Kids: What Options Do Employers Have With Working Parents?

When working parents are struggling to balance remote learning and their own responsibilities as an employee during lockdown, employers often wonder what options are available for them to help their staff.

As each employee’s circumstances will be different, it is impossible to apply a blanket rule - so the best way for employers to assist their employees in managing their individual responsibilities during lockdown is to have a full understanding of the options available to them.

In this article we explore three key options for employers:

  1. Flexible Working Arrangements
  2. Schedule X – Pandemic Leave Award Provisions
  3. COVID-19 Long Service Leave Amendments

Legal Lockdown - Episode 5: COVID-19 and Insurance

In the latest episode of Legal Lockdown, Adriana Giometti speaks with John Van de Poll, Insurance Partner, to discuss Australia’s insurance sector following the COVID-19 Pandemic. 


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.


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