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Industrial manslaughter in the Queensland coal industry

The industrial manslaughter provisions commenced on 1 July 2020 with amendments made to a number of Mineral and Energy Resources legislative instruments including the Coal Mining Safety & Health...

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Review your workplace COVID Plan

Yesterday’s announcement by the Victorian Premier of the Stage 4 restrictions for workplaces means it is timely for employers to review their COVID Plan.

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Returning to work under COVIDSafe workplace plans and other recent trends

Last week the Australian Government announced a three step framework for a COVIDSafe Australia.

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FWC announces intent to temporarily amend Awards to provide new leave benefits

On 1 April 2020, the FWC announced a provisional view that it will amend 103 modern awards to include a new temporary Schedule that will operate until 30 June 2020, subject to review by the...

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