On 29 November 2016 the Victorian Government passed legislation changing the provisions of the Working with Children Act 2005 (Vic). The amendments expand the range of roles and organisations which will require Working with Children Checks.
Generally, employees are not entitled to be paid travel allowances or reimbursement when travelling to and from work. However, what happens when an employee drives between two parts of a split or broken shift?
Whether you manage a highly unionised workplace, or only employ one individual who may be a union member, it is vital that you understand union entry rights. It is unlawful to prevent a union official from exercising legitimate entry rights. However, allowing union officials to enter premises when they have no right to do so can also be disruptive.