Business leaders have cautioned against any move by state and territory governments to mandate a return to working from home, despite a rising COVID-19 caseload.
The Australian Industry Group contends that this would undermine the progress that employers and workers have made since resuming office-based work after the first wave of Omicron peaked. He also warns that directing people to resume wearing face masks at work would be counter-productive, as it would deter them from returning to the office. Federal Health Minister Mark Butler says the nation has moved beyond lockdowns, mandates and emergency COVID-19 payments. READ MORE
*Source The Age – Page Online : 11 July 2022
Original article by Emma Koehn, Paul Sakkal