Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The WHS Bill contains most provisions contained in the 'model WHS laws', in place in other Australian jurisdictions..
There have been a number of recent developments in workplace relations in Australia, in Queensland and in NSW.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
SafeWork Australia has published information on obligations of employers, landlords and tenants for safe work practices.
Travis Schultz & Partners
Financial pressure does not alleviate the duty of care for a safe workplace that an employer owes to its employees.
Carroll & O'Dea
A recent decision examined the relationship between work injuries and subsequent aggravations that do not occur at work.
Cooper Grace Ward
Employers or senior officers may face industrial manslaughter charges if negligent conduct causes the death of a worker.
Discussion about Bill that responds to issues arising from COVID-19 & the other matters that it addresses.
New laws highlight importance of ensuring workplace safety standards are met & that there is a culture of safety compliance.
Claim handlers please note the different approach to claims from workers who suffer as a result of dust-related conditions.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The novel coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on the mental health of workers. The crisis posed immediate and acute challenges for organisations and workers. In an extremely short period of time, we have all had to navigate ...
Coleman Greig Lawyers
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease across New South Wales, employers need to prepare employees for a return to work.
While there was an increased likelihood to develop the condition, genes do not change after the condition has developed.
The PLSL Act includes changes to the right of entry dispute resolution processes in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
An employer was liable for the tragic death of an employee from a domestic violence incident while working from home.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Australia was found to have one of the highest rates of bullying and harassment amongst law professionals in the world.
Key changes to WHS Act including increased penalties, new breed of category 1 offence & prohibition of insurance arrangements.
Employers might face increased liability for injuries caused by workplace bullies if they fail to act on complaints of bullying.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Queensland's first industrial manslaughter sentence was handed down for the death of a worker at an auto recycling yard.
Clyde & Co
Junior and senior sporting competitions, training and contact activities will be able to recommence across NSW as of 1 July 2020.
This is a significant development in the relaxation of restrictions associated with COVID-19...
If you intend to direct or encourage staff to work from home, a key question is whether it is safe for staff to do so.