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JobWatch Featured on ABC News

JobWatch was featured on ABC News on 12 October 2022, commenting on pandemic changes to the employment landscape.

October 12, 2022

Zana Bytheway — the chief executive of employment rights community legal centre JobWatch — said shifting vaccination requirements away from government mandates and into the hands of employers could lead to more legal challenges.

“With the mandate, everybody knew where they stood,” she said.

“Employers had the protection to say: ‘I am obligated to do this, there’s a government directive.'”

“Now the area will become more grey and we may in fact be getting more calls as employees say: ‘Hang on a minute, we know the government doesn’t require this, why are you doing this?'”

Ms Bytheway said the COVID-19 pandemic had created a new workplace “landscape”.

“People are still being dismissed, people are being made redundant and people are also challenging a return to the office,” she said.

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