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Webcast: How to handle difficult employees

When an employee is under-performing, or their conduct is unsatisfactory, they can have a "rotten apple" effect on other workers, damaging productivity, engagement, and retention levels, says employment lawyer Brad Petley. In this webcast he explains:

  • how difficult employee behaviour can manifest;
  • why employers must manage unsatisfactory conduct or performance;
  • employers' rights and obligations when managing difficult workers;
  • how to minimise your exposure to legal claims associated with difficult employees; and
  • tips and traps along the way.
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Webcast: Winning strategies for good faith bargaining

The Fair Work Act has changed collective bargaining dynamics in fundamental ways, giving employers an opportunity to negotiate for their own benefit as much as for employees, says employment lawyer Chris Gardner. In this presentation he outlines:

  • the good faith bargaining laws;
  • the power of premise in a negotiation;
  • how to use good faith bargaining to maximise your negotiating position; and
  • the key levers in any collective bargaining negotiation.
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