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 Recorded Webinar: COVID-19: Managing the Workplace Risks in Your Business


3 April 2020
Duration:  approx. 1.5 hours

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the country, the outbreak has given rise to issues that every employer must address about their workforce. This session provides practical advice with dealing with the key issues employers are facing, including:

  • Leave requirements during self-isolation
  • Can you force an employee to self-quarantine if they appear unwell?
  • What if an employee refuses to come to work, or perform certain duties, due to exposure fears?
  • Can you force staff to take annual leave or personal leave?
  • Can you request staff to reduce their hours or salary?
  • Can you restrict staff travel?
  • Working from home arrangements:
    • does an employer have to allow an employee to work from home?
    • what if an employee injures themselves at home?
    • what if schools close and an employee has to stay home to care for their child?
Recorded Webinars,Employment Law,Recorded Webinar:  COVID-19: Managing the Workplace Risks in Your Business

Alison Baker, Partner, Hall & Wilcox, Melbourne

Alison has 18 years’ experience in a wide-ranging employment practice, advising private sector and public sector clients on all aspects of employment, industrial relations and human resources law, and work health and safety law. She also advises private and public sector organisations on the application of privacy legislation.

Alison has been recognised in The Best Lawyers in Australia in employee benefits law every year since 2014 and as a recommended employment lawyer in Victoria in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession and the 2018 edition of the Legal 500 Asia Pacific.  She has been a finalist in 2016 and 2017 for the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards, Workplace Relations.

Clients appreciate the easy-to-deal-with and solutions-focused approach that Alison brings when assisting them to navigate a complex and highly regulated legal environment.  Alison provides legal advice and assistance that is technically excellent but which always gives consideration to a client’s goals and imperatives, including financial, commercial and reputational considerations.


This webinar is suitable for HR professionals and practitioners in both legal and accounting firms. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.  This webinar is not suitable for anyone with specialist knowledge in employment law.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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 Price:  $264.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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