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Employment Law & Workplace Relations Masterclass

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EVENT DATE

23rd Jul 2019

LOCATION

Brisbane

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Overview

Workplace law is constantly evolving and it is a challenge to keep up with the changes. This Masterclass looks at the current hot topics which those involved in HR face on a daily basis. It usefully combines formal presentations with informal workshops and real life case studies on typical scenarios in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

 

  • Current State of Play with New Zealand’s Legislative Developments in Employment Law / Fair Work Commission
  • Managing Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace
  • Management of Ill and Injured Employees
  • Assessing the increasing involvement of WHS regulators in the psychological health space
  • Identifying key challenges and risks employers have faced in the workplace when trying to manage underperformance and/or misconduct and behavioural issues
  • Developing Effective Strategies and Procedures for Conducting Fair Workplace Investigations
  • Prevention is Better than Cure: Protecting your Organisation Against Costly Adverse Action Claims
  • Investigating and curbing Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace
  • Protecting Your Company Against Unfair Dismissal and Unlawful Termination of Contract
  • Considerations when disciplining a worker who has made vexatious claims

Who should attend?

Directors, Heads, Specialists and Senior Managers who are responsible for:

  • Human Resources
  • Employee/Employment Relations
  • Industrial Relations
  • Workplace Relations
  • People and Culture
  • Workforce Management

Topics Covered

Wellington

  • Current State of Play with New Zealand’s Legislative Developments in Employment Law / Current State of Play with Fair Work Commission
  • Managing Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace
  • Investigating Employers’ Psychological and Mental Health Responsibilities
  • Management of Ill and Injured Employees
  • Finding a Pathway through the Maze – Workplace Collaboration on Mental Health Issues
  • Protecting Your Company Against Unfair Dismissal and Unlawful Termination of Contract
  • Social Media and the Employee: When Personal Social Media Activity Infringes on the Workplace
  • Safeguarding Confidential and Proprietary Information
  • Understanding the Legal Obligations Relating To poor performing and Difficult Employees
  • Managing Senior Executives
  • Developing Effective Strategies and Procedures for Conducting Fair Workplace Investigations
  • Avoiding and Defending Claims of Discrimination

 

Brisbane

  • Current State of Play with Fair Work Commission
  • Managing Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace
  • Protecting Your Company against Unfair Dismissal and Unlawful Termination of Contract
  • Mental Health in the Workplace and an Employer’s Obligations
  • Developing Effective Strategies and Procedures for Conducting Fair Workplace Investigations
  • Avoiding and Defending Claims of Discrimination
  • Dealing With Vexatious Employee Claimants
  • Understanding the Legal Obligations Relating To Underperforming and Difficult Employees
  • Criminal and Corporate Crime: Risks to Directors and Senior Employees