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Workplace Matters

Welcome to Workplace Matters, your online resource for all things employment and safety.

On this page you will find our latest thinking in the form of alerts, publications, articles, opinions and podcasts. With our insights all in the one place, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find what you are looking for to support you in how you do business every day.

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26 March 2020 | SafeWork NSW releases statement about enforcement approach

Our NSW Safety Partners explain how duty holders will now have some leniency when attempting to fulfil WHS obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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19 March 2020 | Prohibited asbestos could now cost your organisation $500,000

Sydney Partner Carlie Holt looks at what might happen to employers if WHS regulators gain greater power in relation to dealing with asbestos in workplaces.
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12 March 2020 | Workplace podcast #1 – The Evolving Workplace

Listen to Felicity Edwards and Sam Jackson chat about issues affecting employers: the Dreamworld coronial inquest, industrial manslaughter laws and Coronavirus.
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23 January 2020 | What to expect in employment and industrial relations in 2020

Partners Brendan Charles and Felicity Edwards predict the issues Australian employers may face in 2020 (new award terms, religious discrimination and #MeToo laws).

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