Last week your union wrote to employers across the finance sector calling for clear commitments to protect employees through the increasing impacts of the pandemic. We included Rapid Antigen Tests, risk assessments and extending paid vaccination leave for boosters and kids.
Our first letter calls for clear commitments to protect employees through the increasing impacts of the pandemic.
The Australian Health and Safety Act obliges employers to ensure our workplaces are safe. This includes supporting employees when we need to test and isolate.
These measures are paramount to workplace safety as we continue to see accelerating case numbers around the country. See how your employer has responded here.
The Federal Government has ignored repeated calls over the last six months from health experts, businesses, and unions regarding the urgent need to procure Rapid Antigen Tests – essential for limiting the spread of COVID-19.
Our first priority as a union is the health and safety of all members.
If you have any further suggestions about action needed in our workplaces – or if you need advice about the heath and safety practices – call the FSU Member Rights Centre on 1300 366 378.