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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Webcast: Unfair dismissal case law roundup

Webcast: Unfair dismissal case law roundup
Summary: Which of 2020's unfair dismissal cases will have lasting ramifications? Watch our roundup of the year's most important rulings to put your organisation on the right footing in 2021.
When: Monday, 14 December, 2020
Location: Streaming on your desk computer, smart phone or tablet.
Registration: Free for HR Daily Premium members (no casual passes available).

Which of 2020's unfair dismissal cases will have lasting ramifications? Watch our roundup of the year's most important rulings to put your organisation on the right footing in 2021.

In this webcast, HWL Ebsworth partner Brad Swebeck and associate Lily Schafer-Gardiner will discuss:

  • An overview of the Fair Work Act's unfair dismissal provisions, processes and claim statistics;
  • FWC rulings involving termination for misconduct, poor performance, and more;
  • Practical steps to mitigate and prevent exposure to claims; and
  • Lessons and implications for the future.

About the presenters:

Brad Swebeck has nearly three decades' experience in employment law, HR consulting, industrial relations and workplace strategy, and is regarded by many HR practitioners as one of the leading legal professionals in the field.

Lily Schafer-Gardiner began her legal career with HWL Ebsworth in 2016 as a graduate-at-law, and has experience advising employers in conciliation and arbitration before commissions and local, district, supreme and federal courts. She also assists in workplace investigations and helps draft employment contracts and policies.

Visit the HWL Ebsworth website.

HR hot spots 2021

HR hot spots 2021
Summary: HR has never been so challenged, important and busy, with no signs of slowing down as we head into 2021. Will you be ready?
When: Thursday, 04 February, 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.

HR has never been so challenged, important and busy, with no signs of slowing down as we head into 2021. Will you be ready?

Arm yourself with critical knowledge and practical strategies to navigate the evolving employment landscape by attending this HR Daily webinar.

Gadens partner Brett Feltham will brief you on crucial developments and emerging issues, such as:

  • What more needs to be done in light of the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • JobKeeper 2.0, JobMaker and right-sizing the workforce for the year ahead;
  • Flexibility and remote working;
  • Employee wellbeing and mental health issues; and
  • Legislative proposals arising from working group IR roundtables.

About the presenter:

Brett Feltham is a Law Society of New South Wales accredited specialist with more than 20 years' experience in employment, workplace relations, discrimination and workplace health and safety issues.

He regularly advises clients on complex and strategic employment matters, including C-suite level terminations. He also has particular expertise in relation to cross-border employment arrangements, and all aspects of executive remuneration and employee equity and cash incentive arrangements.

Brett has delivered previous webinars for HR Daily on topics including psychological injury risks, employee share schemes, adverse action claims, redundancies and redeployment, and the HR 'hot spots' of 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Visit the Gadens 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.