Businesses and companies across the country have been warned about the growing “ice epidemic” that has created considerable risks on work health and safety, strained labour productivity, and ripped workforce participation.
A minister of the Victorian government has been stood down from cabinet and is currently facing the sack with various allegations of systemic abuse, intimidation, and bullying thrown at him by his personnel.
With the major reforms being pursued for implementation by trade unions, negligent business owners and company directors would be held personally liable and be charged with serious penalties including jail when an employee in their payroll is killed in the workplace.
More and more questions have been raised as to the concrete roles Comcare should be having in terms of preventing alleged abuses occurring at the off-shore immigration detention centres. Social workers and psychiatrists have been pouring over revelations that officials are well aware of reports to signal that secrecy on this matter only increase the risks.