Labour Hire Authority Updates- 5.4.2022

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What you need to know about recent changes to occupational health and safety legislation
Labour hire workers have been granted additional rights and protections under recent changes to the Occupational Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021 (OHS Act). These changes came into effect on Tuesday, 22 March 2022.
The OHS Act states that a host employer is taken to be an 'employer' of a labour hire worker if a provider of labour hire services supplies the worker to, recruits the worker for, or places the worker with the person to perform work for the person. Visit the Worksafe website for more information...

Victorian Government launches sick pay guarantee for casual workers
After significant consultation with workers, industry and community, the Victorian Government has launched an initiative to pilot sick pay for casual and contract workers in certain occupations in Victoria over the next two years. Visit the Worksafe website to read more...