Flexible & off-site work (285 items)

"Compelling case" to extend JobKeeper; First-phase crisis response gets employee tick; and more

The end of the JobKeeper stimulus poses a "significant threat" to Australian employment, a labour market analyst warns. Also in this article: organisations have largely impressed workers in their first-phase crisis response; employers weigh up keeping their workforce at home; new guidance on returning to workplaces safely; and more. » more »




Key HR considerations prior to returning to workplaces

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With the Federal Government urging a return to business as usual by July, employers have to consider some important questions about how they'll approach the transition, a workplace lawyer says. » more »


Workplace return takes shape; Managing pushback; 5% unemployment "years away"

The Federal Government has announced its three-step framework for a COVIDSafe Australia, releasing a new planning toolkit for employers. Also in this article: managing employees' concerns; COVID-19's long-term impact on jobs; and the Opposition's priorities during the economic recovery. » more »




WFH advantages come to the fore; Communicating critical messages; and more

The advantages of working from home are becoming apparent to most employees and productivity is chief among them, research shows. Also in this article: the impact of minimising work frustrations on employees' ability to relax; and the most effective ways to communicate critical messages. » more »