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Webinar - Managing Workplace Impacts of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing many businesses to rethink their method of operations to remain viable and navigate the current challenge.

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing many businesses to rethink their method of operations to remain viable and navigate the current challenge.



About this Event




The COVID-19 pandemic is causing many businesses to rethink their method of operations to remain viable and navigate the current challenging conditions. In response, many businesses continue to adjust staffing levels; working hours; and work practices to accommodate safe working. Where some industry sectors have experienced significant reductions in demand, others have experienced unprecedented levels of demand.

This interactive webinar is designed to assist businesses manage the workplace and associated financial impacts of COVID-19.

Topics covered

  • Responding to labour shortages (i.e. where employees are on sick leave, self-isolating in accordance with government requirements or where there is a surge in business demand):
  • Responding to a decline in business demand:
  • Legal components of genuine redundancy;
  • Managing the risk of unfair dismissal;
  • Notice and consultation obligations - what do they look like during COVID-19;
  • Redeployment – what does it look like during COVID-19?
  • Wellbeing of employees who are made redundant
  • Financial considerations, including cashflow implications of human resources strategies

Our Presenters

Vikki Sultana, Senior Adviser Workplace Relations, Ai Group

Mike Sewell, Growth Facilitator, Entrepreneurs’ Programme

Damon Wells, Growth Facilitator, Entrepreneurs’ Programme

Further information

For more information on this webinar please contact Mike Sewell mike.sewell@ep.industry.gov.au or Damon Wells damon.wells@ep.industry.gov.au

Please note, this is a free Interactive Online Format series hosted by the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Entrepreneurs' Programme and Ai Group.

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme provides quality advice and support to assist businesses to innovate and grow. For further information on what services may be available to you, visit: business.gov.au/EP