Employer’s Duty of Care – How far does it go?

Employer’s Duty of Care – How far does it go?

We hear the words “duty of care” used commonly but in terms of an employment relationship, what does this really mean for employers and how far does the duty really go?  By way of introduction, there are a number of duties that are owed by an employer to an employee....
What to do in the Case of a Serious Accident at Work

What to do in the Case of a Serious Accident at Work

Employers are required to ensure the work health and safety of workers while at work. Not only is work health and safety within the workplace a legal requirement for employers, but workplace injuries can have a significant impact on a business and severe consequences...

Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace

The implementation of workplace drug and alcohol testing is a sensitive and complex issue. It is not uncommon for employers in certain industries such as mining, transportation and correctional services, to impose mandatory alcohol and illicit drugs testing for all...