27 April Industry First! REEF's new COVID-19 Workplace Policy April 27, 2021 By Reef Admin Business practice 0 Under WHS law, all businesses are required to manage the risk of workers and others in the workplace contracting COVID-19. Businesses and workers must comply with national and state public health directions, and promote simple and effective physical distancing and hygiene measures. To assist you in setting good behavioural standards associated with managing COVID-19 in the workplace, REEF is please to announce the realease of its template policy "COVID-19 Workplace Policy". You can download a copy of this policy by logging into REEF's People Management System. Prior to its implementation, it is important that the policy is distributed and discussed with all affected employees. These discussions may result in minor amendments to the template which cater to your business needs. Do I really need a workplace policy related to COVID-19? Given the serious health and business consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, a specific set of rules around its management within the workplace is not only appropriate but essential. Employees need to understand that your agency takes this health issue seriously. Related Real Estate Industry Award: Out with the old, in with the new After a long battle, the Fair Work Commission has now finalised the four-year award review and the new Real Estate Industry Award will commence on 2 April 2018. Here's what you need to know before the changes kick in. REEF President gives 2017 annual report at AGM At the recent AGM, REEF President Fred Andriessen presented his annual report and provided a snapshot of just some of the activities REEF has been involved in over the course of 2017. Bully for you? No way! Reducing the risk of bullying Bullying. It doesn’t just happen in the school playground. It’s rife in workplaces across Australia. So what can you do to reduce the risk of bullying in your workplace? REEF President gives annual report at AGM At the recent AGM, REEF President Fred Andriessen presented his first annual report to members and shared some of REEF's big wins during 2016. Don't be left in the dark: New industry award starts on 2 April 2018 After a long battle, the Fair Work Commission has now finalised the four-year review and the Real Estate Industry Award 2015 will commence on 2 April 2018. Big changes are ahead. Here's what you need to know. Coronavirus - Employment Q&As (part 2) The REEF Helpline has been inundated with calls regarding the Coronavirus and its impact on employment. To address some of your questions, please take the time to read the following essential information. Comments are closed.