Download the COVID-19 Employer Guide 

Managing the workplace in the face of an outbreak 
The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been the dominating news topic of 2020 so far. Australian health officials maintain that, at this point, the risk of contracting COVID-19 remains relatively low in all parts of Australia.

To assist we have set out this information booklet in a way to address the key safety and employment issues, outlining the base position and then additional questions that may arise.


This guide will provide you with (and more):

YOUR OBLIGATIONS AS AN EMPLOYER:
- Managing leave entitlements 
- Employee directions
- Visitors to workplaces 
- Managing workplace risk 
- Hygiene

WORKING FROM HOME:
- Health and safety
- Expectations around working remotely 
- Insurance

CHANGING/SCALING DOWN OPERATIONS AND BUSINESS SHUT DOWN
- Varying hours or rosters 
- Reducing operations
- Redundancies
- Stand down

Coronavirus resources & common questions

What is the Federal Government doing to support my business?

The Federal Government has announced a ‘Economic Response to the Coronavirus’ designed to help keep business in business and staff employed. The package includes a variety of initiatives to help support investment and cash flow across the business sector.

What is the State Government doing to support my business?

CCIQ has been working closely with the government on the impact the crisis is having across several industries and how-to best support SMEs for the long-term benefit of Queensland’s economy and today an Industry Recovery Package was announced.

What other resources are you offering? 

CCIQ is offering unlimited HR advice for an extended period to all Queensland businesses who employ staff. Click here to learn more. 

What other advice is CCIQ offering?

CCIQ is offering advice for employers and exporters to provide as much support and assistance as possible. We are also working with the State Government to push for a number of concessions and stimulus packages for employers.