Landmark report details wellbeing concerns for retail workers during COVID-19

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today released a landmark report detailing the health and wellbeing struggles of Australia’s...

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today released a landmark report detailing the health and wellbeing struggles of Australia’s second largest workforce as they battle COVID-19. Australia’s 1.5 million retail workers have been at the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic, weathering increased risk, stress and abuse. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said...

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NRA Legal: Work Health and Safety Workshops

Employers have a duty of care to ensure the health and safety of their staff. This translates to a...

Employers have a duty of care to ensure the health and safety of their staff. This translates to a need to provide a sufficient system for managing health and safety hazards and risks in the workplace. One way of ensuring compliance with your duty of care is to implement...

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Menu labelling laws kick in for QLD

Food labelling in the spotlight for Qld’s fast food and snack chains This time last year, the Palaszczuk Government...

Food labelling in the spotlight for Qld’s fast food and snack chains This time last year, the Palaszczuk Government passed the Health Legislation Amendment Bill, giving food businesses 12 months to introduce the kilojoule content of their food and drinks into their point-of-sale materials.As of 25 March, the new legislation...

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Employer “on notice” for overworking manager

The Victorian Supreme Court found an abattoir business to have breached its duty of care to an employee’s health...

The Victorian Supreme Court found an abattoir business to have breached its duty of care to an employee’s health by requiring them to work 70 hours a week and be on call 24/7.Due to Castricum Brothers Pty Ltd cutting its workforce, Joseph Roussety was promoted to plant manager, increasing...

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International Labour Organisation illustrates workplace stress impacts

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has released a detailed report which illustrates the impact of workplace stress on the...

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has released a detailed report which illustrates the impact of workplace stress on the mental health and the wellbeing of workers. ILO’s Workplace Stress: A collective challenge report found that psychosocial risks are related to "health-related behavioural risk, including heavy alcohol consumption, overweight, less...

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Health assessment appeal overruled

The recent case of Hail Creek Coal Pty Ltd v Haylett & Anor QCA 259 (4 December 2015)...

The recent case of Hail Creek Coal Pty Ltd v Haylett & Anor QCA 259 (4 December 2015) has provided guidance on the limitations of an employer seeking health information from an employee.The employee began as a Drill Rig Operator at the Hail Creek Mine and in 2010...

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Get Healthy at Work

Get Healthy at Work is a free NSW Government service that aims to improve the health of working adults. ...

Get Healthy at Work is a free NSW Government service that aims to improve the health of working adults.  The service focuses on:healthy weightphysical activityhealthy eatingactive travelsmokingharmful alcohol useGet healthy at work assists with creating healthier working environments by:addressing individual behavioural and workplace factors contributing to poor health, andsupporting...

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