Mapien Conducts Workplace Investigations, Interviews, Training and Mediation by Video-Conference
At Mapien, we have altered business practices due to staff being required to work from home as a result of the effects of COVID-19 and are now offering workplace investigations, interviews, training and mediation by video-conference.
New pandemic leave proposed to support employees
The Fair Work Commission plans to introduce unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave flexibility for millions of workers so that they can keep their jobs amidst the COVID-19 crisis. On 1 April 2020, the FWC announced that it proposes to vary 103 awards to insert a new Schedule X - Additional measures during the COVID-19 pandemic under section 57 of the Fair Work Act 2009.
Temporary COVID-19 changes to the Restaurant Industry Award 2010
In response to challenges presented by COVID-19, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has approved an application to introduce flexibilities in to the Restaurant Industry Award 2010. The temporary changes will operate until June 30 and will provide some relief to restaurant employers during this difficult time.