Upcoming webinars

HR Daily webinars keep you updated on vital HR compliance topics, practical guidance, thought leadership and more.

You'll learn from experts and specialists without leaving your desk - watch our webinars live and participate in the Q&A via your PC, Mac, tablet or smart phone.

HR Daily Premium members receive complimentary passes to all online events, while casual registration is available for a limited number of webinars.

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Minimising workplace psych risks

Minimising workplace psych risks
Summary: This HR Daily webinar will discuss employers' legal obligations around mental health issues; tips for managing performance, disciplinary and investigation processes where mental illness might be involved; special considerations in light of COVID-19; and much more.
When: Thursday, 18 March, 2021
Location: Your desk computer, smart phone or tablet. Click here to test your webinar connectivity in advance.
Registration: Free for HR Daily Premium members, $102 for casual attendees - limited passes available.

Psychological injury risks and mental health issues are receiving heightened levels of HR attention in light of pandemic-related stresses and remote working.

Attend this webinar to ensure you approach this domain with up-to-date information. Ashurst senior associate Tamara Lutvey will discuss:

  • Employers' legal obligations around mental health issues, including reasonable adjustment considerations;
  • How employers can promote a culture of openness and support around mental health;
  • Managing performance, disciplinary and investigation processes where mental health issues are or might be involved;
  • Special considerations and emerging developments in light of COVID-19; and
  • Recent court and tribunal rulings illustrating employers' risks.

About the presenter:

Tamara Lutvey is a senior associate in Ashurst's employment practice, with more than 12 years' experience in employment, industrial relations, discrimination and occupational health and safety law.

She has extensive experience in conducting and managing complex employment-related litigation, including before Federal and State courts and tribunals, and she provides practical and strategic advice and solutions to clients across a broad range of industries and on a wide range of matters.

Tamara is consistently ranked as a leading individual in the labour and employment law fields, and has been recognised as an employment & WHS 'rising star' by Doyle's Guide.

Visit the Ashurst website.

Webcast: Casuals and contracting compliance review

Webcast: Casuals and contracting compliance review
Summary: Engaging casuals and contractors continues to be something of a legal minefield, with conflicting court rulings and regulatory changes compounding employers' confusion. This HR Daily Premium webcast will discuss recent developments in detail.
When: Thursday, 25 March, 2021
Location: Streaming on your desk computer, smart phone or tablet.
Registration: Free for HR Daily Premium members (no casual passes available).

Engaging casuals and contractors continues to be something of a legal minefield, with conflicting court rulings and regulatory changes compounding employers' confusion.

In this HR Daily Premium webcast, Kingston Reid partner Christa Lenard will discuss:

  • recent court and tribunal decisions including Workpac v Rossato, 'gig' workers and more;
  • legislative and other developments in casual and contracting compliance;
  • potential ramifications of misclassifying workers; and
  • proposals for regulatory reform arising from IR working groups.

About the presenter:

Christa is regarded as a dynamic, insightful and approachable lawyer who is focused on finding the very best solutions for her clients. Clients value Christa's pragmatism and commitment to really understanding them, their business' key stakeholders, and their strategic and operating environments.

Whether it be providing practical advice on day-to-day employment and discrimination matters, or formulating complex, high-stakes industrial strategy, Christa analyses clients' key business drivers when assessing legal risk, to deliver straightforward, pragmatic insights and advice.

Christa has a strong State and Federal Government practice, acting as a trusted advisor on many complex employment matters. Her 15+ years' experience working with clients across a broad range of industries, including maritime and ports, logistics, construction, aged care, theme parks and technology makes her a highly competent and sought-after advisor, litigator and workplace investigator.

Visit the Kingston Reid website.

Managing social media misconduct

Managing social media misconduct
Summary: Employees' social media activity can give employers plenty to be concerned about. In this HR Daily Premium webinar, a lawyer will discuss the evolving local risks in this space, where employers can – and can't – take action on behaviour, monitoring and surveillance, and much more.
When: Thursday, 22 April, 2021
Location: Your desk computer, smart phone or tablet. Click here to test your webinar connectivity in advance.
Registration: Free for HR Daily Premium members (no casual passes available).

Whether it's 'keyboard warriors', online bullying/harassment, #metoo allegations, disparaging remarks or political views, employees' social media activity can give employers plenty to be concerned about.

Understand how this area interacts with employers' legal rights and responsibilities by attending this HR Daily Premium webinar. Clayton Utz special counsel Amanda Lyras will cover:

  • Evolving legal risks associated with social media in light of remote work, social trends and more;
  • Where employers can – and can't – take action on employees' behaviour;
  • Policy and process essentials for managing social media activity;
  • Monitoring and surveillance; and
  • Recent case law involving social media behaviour and disciplinary action.

About the presenter:

Amanda Lyras is an experienced advisor in all aspects of employment law and litigation. Her practice is diverse and encompasses the life cycle of the employment relationship, as well as related compliance issues such as discrimination and whistleblowing.

Amanda is attuned to the complex issues that can arise in relation to employee relations and is recognised by her clients as a practical thinker with excellent technical skills. Amanda has been listed as a 'Rising Star' in the Doyles Guide Employment & WHS Rising Stars category.

Visit the Clayton Utz website.