Engaging and managing your workforce

Engaging and managing your workforce

Key work health and safety considerations for Boards during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Louise Rumble, Partner, and Georgie Richardson, Associate, Holding Redlich Lawyers I 4 May

COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for businesses world-wide. Businesses have had to adapt quickly to address work health and safety challenges arising from the pandemic and transition of staff to remote working arrangements. This article looks at key work health and safety issues Boards need to be aware of, and address, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Further Temporary Award Changes

HR Business Direction | 9 April 2020

On 8th April 2020, the full bench varied 99 modern awards, inserting a schedule X, as additional measures during the CVOID-19 pandemic.  This variation provides an entitlement to unpaid pandemic leave and the flexibility to take twice as much annual leave at half pay.  These provisions take effect on 8th April 2002 until 30 June 2020 at this stage.
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How companies can support their employee caregivers during the COVID-19 outbreak

Fastcompany | 23 March 2020

The founder of Working Daughter points out that it’s not just working parents who are challenged during this unprecedented moment in history. Workers with ageing parents are under tremendous amounts of stress and employers should take notice and action.
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Coronavirus Has Taken Remote Work Mainstream. Now What?

INSEAD | 13 March 2020

How organisations survive the COVID-19 stress test will reveal how ready they are for the future of work.
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What's your company's emergency remote-work plan?

Harvard Business Review | 28 February 2020

How do you prepare your organization to not only flexibly respond to this potential disruption, but also to use it as an opportunity to reimagine work broadly? Here are five steps to get started:  Continue reading