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9 August 2019

WestmoreJacobs' Lunchtime Briefing: Changes in Employment Law

9 August 2019, 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 and HR managers.

These include changes to casual conversion clauses, domestic violence leave and the addition of "Serious Contraventions" to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

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

Registration will open 3 weeks before the seminar here.

 

26 July 2019

WestmoreJacobs & Rachel Cubela present: Dismissing Ill or Injured Employees & Managing Workers' Compensation

26 July 2019, 3.00pm to 4.00pm

This seminar will discuss the do's and don'ts of dismissing employees who have become incapable of performing their job due to injury or illness. We are pleased to host guest speaker, Rachel Cubela, to discuss her expertise on workers' compensation and its impact on employers.

This seminar is complimentary and exclusive to WestmoreJacobs' clients and colleagues. This event has booked out. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist, please email us at wjevents@westmorejacobs.com.au.

Drinks and finger food will be served.

18 July 2019

CPD Seminar for Commercial Lawyers: Fiduciary Duties

18 July 2019, 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. A light lunch will be served.

Register for this seminar here.

 

26 June 2019

WestmoreJacobs' Training Masterclass: Dismissing Employees

26 June 2019, 9.00am to 4.00pm

WestmoreJacobs is pleased to present a full-day masterclass on the ever-challenging topic of dismissing employees.

The masterclass will provide an in-depth overview of the following areas:

  • Identifying risks with a potential dismissal;
  • Understanding the difference between misconduct, serious misconduct and poor performance;
  • Workplace investigations; and
  • Dismissing ill or injured employees.

It will combine up-to-date information delivered by our Employment Lawyers along with practical and interactive exercises.

Click here to register for this event.

19 June 2019

Special Seminar for HR/IR Consultants: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

19 June 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

This special seminar for independent HR and IR consultants will discuss the law of workplace sexual harassment. It will focus on the circumstances where your employer clients can be liable for the sexual harassment committed by their employees and the (near perfect!) steps employers need to take to avoid liability.

The seminar will also explain the significantly higher damages orders which are being awarded in sexual harassment claims following the Full Federal Court's decision in Richardson v Oracle Corporation.

We will also discuss a number of steps employers can take to reduce the likelihood a court will find them liable for sexual harassment.

This seminar is complimentary and a light lunch will be provided.

Click here to register for this event.

31 May 2019

WestmoreJacobs' Lunchtime Briefing: Dismissing Ill or Injured Employees

31 May 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Due to high demand, we are pleased to release another edition of our Dismissing Ill or Injured Employees seminar. This lunchtime briefing will discuss the do's and don'ts 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 and a light lunch will be served.

Click here to register for this event.

22 May 2019

Special Seminar for HR/IR Consultants: Dismissing Ill or Injured Employees

22 May 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

We are pleased to release another edition of our Dismissing Ill or Injured Employees seminar tailored especially for Independent HR/IR Consultants. This lunchtime briefing will discuss the do's and don'ts 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 and a light lunch will be served.

Click here to register for this event.

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