We have collected the latest news articles to highlight what WORK180 Endorsed Employers are doing to support their employees (and other companies) through this unprecedented time.
Programmed: Programmed announces support for casual employees requiring isolation- Read Article
BHP: BHP establishes $50 million (AUD) Vital Resources Fund to help support regional communities- Read Article
Microsoft: Microsoft To Pay Workers Full Wages Regardless Of Hours Worked During Coronavirus Outbreak - Read Article
Woolworths Group: Woolworths pledges to support its casual workers who are disadvantaged by coronavirus - Read Article
Atlassian: We’re making our remote-friendly software products available for free - Read Article
Telstra: Telstra workers, including casuals, can get up to 14 days of paid leave if they're in coronavirus self-isolation - Read Article
Optus allowed all employees in non-site-bound roles to work remotely, created hundreds of casual roles in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, established a talent sharing program with Virgin Australia to support its impacted employees, and offered up to 14 days paid special leave to those impacted by illness or caring for a household member impacted by illness, in addition to supporting its customers in a variety of ways – Read more.
Google: Has set up fund to offer paid sick leave to contractors and temp workers who can't work due to COVID-19 symptoms or quarantines - Read Article
NBN: NBN 'increase data capacity' to handle surge caused by coronavirus - Read Article
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