Victoria's New Manslaughter Laws
The Victorian Parliament recently passed a new workplace manslaughter law that will impose fines and jail terms for employers responsible for negligently causing death.
The Victorian Workplace Safety Legislation Amendment (Workplace Manslaughter and Other Matters) Bill 2019 includes fines of up to 100,000 penalty units currently equating to $16,522,000 for bodies corporate, and jail terms currently of up to 25 years for corporate ‘officers’ (defined by the Corporations Act 2001) and others. Read more
In order to guide employers on how to prepare for this law, we've included some videos below.
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