Coronavirus News and Updates

Coronavirus News and Updates

Monday, May 4, 2020 1:21 PM

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, your union is the best place to get industry specific information and support at work. You can find published coronavirus news, updates and resources which apply to your sector here.


Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:48 PM

Employers are required to manage how personal and health information is collected, disclosed, used and stored.

Access the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Privacy at work alert.


Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:35 PM

Employers are required to manage the spread of Coronavirus at work - a critical part of managing this is through cleaning and disinfection.

Access the Coronavirus (COVID-19) -Cleaning and disinfection alert


Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:40 PM

See the latest changes and updated to the JobKeeper payment scheme fact sheet,


Friday, April 24, 2020 3:03 PM

In times like COVID-19, workers’ rights are more important than ever.

Next Tuesday, on International Workers’ Memorial Day, we remember those who weren’t afforded this right. We remember those who were tragically injured and lost their lives at work.

Attend an online International Worker’s Day memorial event -  Click here to find your local event or activity.


Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:38 PM

Employers are required to manage the spread of Coronavirus at work - a critical part of managing this is through physical distancing. Read our alert here


Sunday, April 19, 2020 4:51 PM

Coronavirus has forced workers to rapidly adjust to new working environments and conditions, in particular, working from home.

Read the latest details about how to protect your psychological health while working from home here


Friday, April 17, 2020 10:38 AM

See the latest update to our JobSeeker payment fact sheet


Wednesday, April 8, 2020 5:29 PM

Read the latest key points on the JobKeeper Payment fact sheet, changes to Fair Work Act fact sheet and quick guide plus how superannuation is paid.


Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:43 AM

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Australia more and more is being learned about the most effective measures to prevent exposure. The ACTU has updated its coronavirus OHS Alert, employer guidance and employer checklist.

 


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:33 PM

Read the ACTU's key points on the JobKeeper subsidy (in Chinese)


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:30 PM

Just as we have seen the physical impacts of COVID-19 to people’s health, the individual workplace, social and economic impacts also have the potential to psychologically injure workers. Check out the fact sheet 


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:29 PM

The Government has approved for some people impacted by the Coronavirus crisis the option to access part of their superannuation. The ACTU has prepared three documents to help you assess the situation and make an informed decision based on your individual circumstances.

Temporary Early Access to Superannuation Fact Sheet  | What’s happening with your super balance? | Information and explainer on Insurance and Superannuation