Employment Law Half Day

Employment Law Half Day
Available by Webinar Only!

4 Units including Practice Management/ Business Skills, Professional Skills and Standard CPD

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020
Time: 9:00am - 1:10pm 
Chairperson: Brian Austin, 3 Shell Chambers

Fair Work Commission decisions in the age of COVID-19
Matoula Makris, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
9:00am – 10:00am
1 Standard CPD Unit
Session Description: A snapshot of some key decisions delivered by the Fair Work Commission dealing with what employers and employees can and cannot do and how obligations and entitlements have been applied during the current pandemic, such as request to take annual leave, reduction to redundancy pay and workplace stand downs.   

Redundancies in the Covid-19 world
Tom Earls – Fair Work Lawyers
10:00am – 11:00am
1 CPD Unit in Professional Skills or Practice Management/Business Skills
Session Description: The economic fallout from the Covid-19 response has led to significant upheaval among businesses and as government subsidies decline this is expected to increase, with the inevitable result being an increase in operational terminations. This presentation will cover:
Adopting a robust redundancy process
Steps to avoid unfair dismissal claims
How Jobkeeper affects operational decisions

Serious contraventions under the Fair Work Act 2009
Fiona Knowles –  Foley’s List
11:10am – 12:10pm
1 CPD Unit in Professional Skills
Session Description: Fiona will present on the serious contravention provisions introduced by the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017. She will discuss case law on these provisions to date and their potential application going forward.

Are casual employees now entitled to leave

Presenter: John Love – EMA Legal
Time: 12:10pm – 1:10pm
Units:1 CPD Unit in Professional Skills or Practice Management/Business Skills
Session Description: This presentation will focus on the recent Full Federal Court decision of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato [2020] FCAFC 84 and what this means for employers with regular and systematic casual employees.

Concession: $153
GDLP: $72.25
Member less than 3 years: $153
Member more than 3 years: $204
Non Member: $355

20/08/2020 9:00 AM - 1:10 PM

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