Sarah Rey2023-09-05T11:12:39+11:00September 3, 2023|
Employers may think that an employee’s injury sustained outside of work has nothing to do with them. However, a recent decision re-affirms the obligations on employers under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) (DDA) to provide reasonable adjustments for an employee, even where an injury was sustained outside of work.
Recent high profile investigations and allegations of proven sexual harassment involving Australian judicial officers, and the public responses from the women at the helm of our superior courts, Chief Justices Kiefel and Ferguson, combined with the advocacy from leaders such as Grace Tame and Brittany Higgins, have helped put sexual harassment well and truly on the agenda for the legal profession.
Sarah Rey2022-07-21T10:40:56+11:00January 6, 2022|
Some businesses have already entrenched practices about regular testing of staff with Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) where they have to be in a shared workplace or interact with third parties. These businesses will generally have their RAT suppliers secured. However such avenues and attendant costs are not viable for many.