DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION MONTH

DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION MONTH

May is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month in Queensland. It is hoped that events throughout the month will raise community awareness of domestic and family violence and also send a clear message that violence in families and homes will not be tolerated. The...
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

Sexual harassment is unlawful. Sexual harassment is any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that is done either to offend, humiliate or intimidate another person, or where it is reasonable to expect the person might feel that way. It includes uninvited physical...
JobKeeper Overpayments

JobKeeper Overpayments

Will you need to pay back the ATO for JobKeeper It is still surprising to consider how rapidly things have changed for employers and employees in 2020. COVID-19 cases were first reported in Australia on 25 January 2020.  By 30 March 2020 – just 2 months later –...
Redundancies in COVID-19 times

Redundancies in COVID-19 times

How to handle redundancies in your business With Australia experiencing its first recession in almost 30 years, redundancies have been an increasingly common feature within the employment law sphere. While many people have been made redundant for legitimate reasons,...
Coronavirus and what it means for the workplace

Coronavirus and what it means for the workplace

As the world enters unprecedented times, various issues have arisen as to the obligations of employers to their employees. This is especially applicable to handling employees’ rights to leave and pay. The purpose of this article is to inform you about workplace...