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Can my employer force me to return to the office, or can I continue to work from home?
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Wage theft in Victoria – A wake-up call for employers
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What does the Federal Government’s new flexible Paid Parental Leave scheme mean for me?
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What policies should my employer have in place according to Victoria’s COVID rules?
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Can my employer force me to be vaccinated as part of my job?
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Is it an employee’s responsibility to know their employer’s policies?
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Can my employer terminate me for refusing to wear a mask for a medical purpose?
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Can I be disciplined or dismissed by my employer because I breached lockdown rules in my own time?
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Can I face disciplinary action for expressing my political views about the coronavirus?
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How will the recently announced ‘JobKeeper’ payment affect me?
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How will the recently announced ‘JobKeeper’ payment affect me?

The current COVID-19 pandemic threatening not only people’s health but also their livelihoods. An estimated 1 million people are expected to lost their jobs due to the Government’s strict social distancing rules and the shutting down of businesses to ‘flatten the curve’. In an attempt to mitigate the damage workers across the country are facing, the Morrison Government announced a measure called the ‘JobKeeper’ payment. So what does this mean for employees?

I primarily work in Victoria but am employed by an interstate company. What are my employment rights?
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I primarily work in Victoria but am employed by an interstate company. What are my employment rights?

The Fair Work Act 2009 is the key legislative instrument regulating employment in Australia. There are, however, certain employment-related matters beyond the scope of the Fair Work Act 2009 that continue to be governed at the State and Territory level.

Do I have to work on a public holiday if my employer requests me to?
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Do I have to work on a public holiday if my employer requests me to?

While an employee is not obliged to work on a public holiday an employer may make a reasonable request for an employee to come in. When requesting that an employee work on a public holiday, employers need to consider all relevant circumstances.

User Guide to the Fair Work Act

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Fair Work Act 2009 - protection and compensation

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