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20 March 2020

WestmoreJacobs' Lunchtime Briefing: Changes in Employment Law

20 March 2020, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

This seminar will provide an overview of some key employment law changes from the past 3 years to legislation, Modern Awards and case law relevant to employers. This seminar is specifically intended for external HR/IR consultants.

This seminar is complimentary. Drinks and a light lunch will be served.

Please register to attend this seminar here.

 

13 March 2020

CPD Seminar for Commercial Lawyers: Fiduciary Duties

13 March 2020, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

This CPD seminar is designed to give commercial lawyers a deeper understanding of the fiduciary duties that may be owed by employees.

This seminar will discuss:

  • distinguishing fiduciary from non-fiduciary obligations;
  • identifying breaches of fiduciary duty; and
  • remedies available in circumstances of a breach.

This seminar is complimentary and exclusive to commercial lawyers. Drinks and a light lunch will be served.

Please register to attend this seminar here.

 

28 February 2020

Q&A Presentation: "Mental Health in the Workplace" with Chocolate & Wine

28 February 2020, 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Join WestmoreJacobs and special guest, Peter Andrewartha, as we answer your questions regarding the intersection between mental health, the workplace, and the law.

We are pleased to host Peter Andrewarth as our guest speaker. Peter is a Psychologist from MCA Group who specialises in creating high performing and healthy workplaces. Peter advocates for positive leadership, understanding that people and culture are what make an organisation successful.

Adam Colquhoun, Principal Lawyer of WestmoreJacobs, will discuss managing mental health in the workplace from a legal perspective.

An array of deluxe chocolates paired with wine will be available for you to sample after the Q&A Panel.

If you are interested in attending this event, please send an Expression of Interest to wjevents@westmorejacobs.com.au.

14 February 2020

CPD Seminar for Commercial Lawyers: Changes in Employment Law

14 February 2020, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

This CPD seminar is designed to provide an overview of some key employment law changes from the past 3 years to legislation, Modern Awards and case law. The aim is to assist commercial lawyers advise their business owner clients.

This seminar is complimentary and exclusive to commercial lawyers. Drinks and a light lunch will be served.

Please register to attend this seminar here.

 

 

7 February 2020

CPD Seminar for Commercial Lawyers: Transfer of Business under the Fair Work Act

7 February 2020, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

This CPD seminar is designed to provide commercial lawyers with a deeper understanding of the employment law implications regarding transfer of business under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

This seminar will:

  • examine case studies regarding when a transfer of business occurs;
  • discuss how employment entitlements and industrial instruments can transfer over; and
  • provide you with our top tips when acting in a transfer of business.

This seminar is complimentary and exclusive to commercial lawyers. Drinks and a light lunch will be served.

Please register to attend this seminar here.

11 December 2019

WestmoreJacobs' Briefing: Dismissing Ill or Injured Employees

11 December 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

This briefing will discuss the do's and don't's of dismissing employees who have become incapable of performing their job due to injury or illness. We will also provide practical strategies employers and HR Managers can use to protect themselves from successful claims of unfair dismissal, general protections or discrimination in these situations.

This seminar is complimentary. Drinks and a light lunch will be served.

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