Refusing Overtime on OHS Grounds

Recent decision of the Fair Work Commission – finding that employees were entitled to refuse to accept overtime on OHS grounds particularly taking into account fatigue and excessive hours worked over a period of weeks

Employers take note of the need to ensure that any overtime or reasonable additional hours employees are asked to work does not put their health at risk from overwork and fatigue.

https://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/decisionssigned/html/2014FWC2467.htm