Many clients (both employers and employees) have been enquiring about workplace laws and their rights and responsibilities at work during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

The best source of information is direct from the FairWork Ombudsman:

This website covers the main topics that clients have been enquiring about including arrangements for flexible work, using paid or unpaid leave, standing down employees and ending employment.

For additional information on specific questions please contact the FairWork Ombudsman on 13 13 94 (please expect wait times of greater than 30 minutes).

Alternatively – please call/email your DRB Group contact or email us on If we cannot answer your specific question, we can refer you one of our external Workplace Law specialists.