Employment and Workplace Relations update: Deadline looms for employers to comply with new casual conversion provisions
Employers with 15 or more employees at a particular time have until Monday 27 September 2021 to comply with the new casual conversion provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Employers who have not completed the process by the 27 September 2021 deadline risk non-compliance.
Construction and Infrastructure update: Victorian Government publishes new Directions in response to construction industry shutdown
Overnight, the Victorian Government published new Directions preventing most construction sites from operating for two weeks (until 4 October 2021) subject to some limited exceptions. Here’s what you need to know.
Construction and Infrastructure update: Victorian Government provides further detail on construction industry COVID-19 restrictions
On Friday 17 September, the Victorian Government published the Workplace (Additional Industry Obligations) Directions (No 42) and COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions (No 2) providing further light on the restrictions announced earlier in the week. Our latest Construction and Infrastructure update highlights the additional workplace obligations specifically in relation to the new restrictions on construction sites, the mandatory vaccinations and the new obligations on operators.