Covid-19


LEGAL ALERT: Case Law Update: COVID-19 Vaccination Exemptions

03

Mar 2022

LEGAL ALERT: Case Law Update: COVID-19 Vaccination Exemptions

The procedural fairness demonstrated by two employers has been recognised, in two recent decisions involving employees who had unsuccessfully sought exemptions from being vaccinated against COVID-19. Edwards v Regal Cream Products Pty Ltd [2022] FWC 257 In the first case, an unvaccinated employee (Edwards) was dismissed in compliance with a...

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LEGAL ALERT: New Vaccine Mandates for South Australia

09

Nov 2021

LEGAL ALERT: New Vaccine Mandates for South Australia

COVID-19 vaccines will now be mandatory for those working in chiropractic therapy, osteopathy, disability support and in-home care, after two new directions were issued by the Commissioner of Police yesterday. Chiropractors and Osteotherapists will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 (or be booked in for their second dose) by 6 December...

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LEGAL ALERT: Vaccination Related Dismissal

21

Jan 2021

LEGAL ALERT: Vaccination Related Dismissal

The recent Fair Work Commission case of Glover v Ozcare [2021] FWC 231 serves as an important reminder to employers that it is their actions – and not always their intent – which determine whether an employee has been dismissed, after it was found that an aged-care worker was unfairly...

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