Legislation & regulation (442 items)



JobKeeper rules; Unemployment to double; Employee stress rising; and more

The rules that will determine how the national JobKeeper scheme operates have been released. Also in this article, unemployment is set to hit 10%; employees are reporting higher stress levels, but are generally positive about their employers' COVID-19 responses; and more. » more »





Qantas investigated over COVID-19 suspension; FWC proposes broad award changes

Qantas is facing an investigation into whether it engaged in discriminatory conduct when it stood down a worker who raised concerns about COVID-19. And the Fair Work Commission is proposing to add pandemic leave and other provisions into a number of awards. » more »




Lockdown measures prompt widespread stand-downs; IR changes paused; and more

Employers across Australia are making difficult decisions about their workforce in light of business conditions deteriorating. Also in this article, Fair Work changes are on hold and the FWO gets more resources; networking challenges in the remote work era; and more. » more »