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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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Workplace culture: review and reset

Workplace culture: review and reset
Summary: The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted organisations in countless ways, but it also provides an opportunity to reset some important elements of workplace culture. This webinar will discuss team rebalancing, minimising conflict, and welfare discussions.
When: Thursday, 28 May, 2020
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).

The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted organisations in countless ways, but it also provides an opportunity to reset some important elements of workplace culture.

Join us for this HR Daily Premium webinar, where The Zalt Group director Zandy Fell will discuss areas ripe for review, including:

  • Team rebalancing – ensuring employees collaborate effectively;
  • Minimising conflict – building on new, stronger connections, and addressing issues that were set aside; and
  • Welfare discussions – assisting managers to permanently step up.

This webinar will allow plenty of time for Q&A throughout and after the session. Attendees are invited to submit topics and questions in advance.

About the presenter:

Zandy Fell is passionate about conflict resolution and, with a background in law, employee relations, industrial relations and diversity, she understands workplace issues intimately.

Known for her creative and transparent approach to problem-solving, she challenges the status quo and questions limitations. She's been described as "compassionately confronting".

Among Zandy's career highlights are changing Toyota's industrial relations culture to one of employee relations – influencing senior internal and union management to think differently and relate to each other more positively – and acting as a restorative engagement facilitator for the Defence Abuse Response Taskforce.

Visit The Zalt Group website.

Redundancies and restructures during COVID-19

Redundancies and restructures during COVID-19
Summary: In this webinar, Gadens partner Brett Feltham will discuss redundancy-related disputes and rulings during the COVID-19 pandemic, and restructuring considerations as economic and health impacts continue to evolve.
When: Thursday, 11 June, 2020
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).

Redundancy challenges are rising sharply in the wake of COVID-19.

To minimise your organisation’s exposure, attend this HR Daily webinar where Gadens partner Brett Feltham will discuss:

  • New redundancy rulings handed down by the Fair Work Commission, and their implications for employers;
  • Applications to reduce redundancy entitlements;
  • Restructuring best practices in light of COVID-19; and
  • Specific considerations ahead of the JobKeeper subsidy ending.

This webinar will allow time for Q&A after the session. Attendees are invited to submit questions in advance.

About the presenter:

Brett Feltham is a Law Society of New South Wales accredited specialist with more than 23 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.

Navigating complex performance-related dismissals

Navigating complex performance-related dismissals
Summary: Even when avenues for improvement appear to be exhausted, it's crucial to follow a procedurally fair process when dismissing an employee for poor performance. This HR Daily webinar will share guiding principles that minimise legal risks when terminating for underperformance.
When: Thursday, 18 June, 2020
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.

Even when avenues for improvement appear to be exhausted, it's crucial to follow a procedurally fair process when dismissing an employee for poor performance. This is particularly the case where the employee has raised a psychological injury or a complaint in relation to their employment.

In this HR Daily webinar, Clayton Utz senior associate Amanda Lyras will share guiding principles around terminating for underperformance, including with reference to:

  • Communication and warnings;
  • Performance improvement plans;
  • Psychological injury risks;
  • Employee complaints;
  • Exposure to claims; and
  • Considerations in light of COVID-19.

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 was listed as a 'Rising Star' in the Doyles Guide 2017 Employment & WHS Rising Stars category.

Visit the Clayton Utz website.