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Webcast: Discrimination - Modern risks and challenges

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The discrimination landscape is constantly evolving, posing new challenges for HR professionals. Watch this webcast to learn how to guard against modern risks and meet your obligations. » more »



Webcast: Sponsoring overseas workers - HR tips and traps

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As employers increase their reliance on foreign workers to fill local skills shortages, understanding the 457-visa scheme is becoming a top HR priority. Watch this webinar to ensure that compliance errors don't jeopardise your organisation's ability to take advantage of this valuable resource. This presentation, by immigration law expert Katie Malyon, outlines:

  • The criteria for eligibility as a 457-visa sponsor;
  • The interface between employment and immigration laws;
  • How to comply with DIAC's requirements around remuneration, record-keeping, notification and more;
  • Special considerations when dismissing 457-visa holders;
  • How to transition 457-visa holders to permanent residency; and
  • Case studies of employers caught out in non-compliance.
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Webcast: Managing redundancies under the Fair Work Act

If your organisation needed to make redundancies, would the process be smooth, dispute-free, and minimise the impact on employees? In this presentation, Freehills senior associate Natalie Spark covers:

  • genuine redundancy criteria;
  • employee entitlements;
  • consultation and redeployment obligations;
  • unfair dismissal, discrimination and adverse action risks;
  • how to develop selection criteria; and more.
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Webcast: Crucial Conversations

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In this presentation, learn the principles of "crucial conversations", and start to remove barriers to achieving results in all aspects of work. Brian Taylor, of the Sydney Institute of Management, covers:

  • the essential elements of crucial conversations;
  • the "silence to violence" continuum;
  • three skills needed for crucial conversations;
  • principles of effective dialogue;
  • what we can learn from "masters of dialogue"; and
  • applications for crucial conversations.
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Webcast: Q&A - Sponsoring overseas workers

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In this Q&A session, immigration law specialist Katie Malyon answers your queries about compliance with the 457-visa scheme. The Q&A clarifies:

  • General compliance issues;
  • How to meet the training benchmark;
  • Remuneration and entitlements for sponsored workers;
  • Return travel obligations on employers;
  • Sponsorship costs and recovery;
  • DIAC notification requirements; and
  • General advice.
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Webcast: Putting value back into position descriptions

HR professionals should play a "quality control" role in overseeing position descriptions, providing advice and support to managers and their employees. In this webcast Right Management principal consultant Michael Sleap outlines:

  • the characteristics of great position descriptions;
  • the benefits of using position descriptions;
  • the costs and risks of not having position descriptions;
  • effective management of PDs;
  • who should write the PD; and
  • the future of PDs.
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Webcast: Adverse Action - Know your risks

Since the introduction of the Fair Work Act, adverse action claims have become "the thorn in every employer's side", say Kemp Strang employment lawyers Lisa Berton and Nick Noonan. Watch their presentation to learn:

  • What adverse action is, and when it is prohibited;
  • Who can bring adverse action claims, and the process involved;
  • The types of scenarios and actions that increase employers' risk of claims;
  • Individual liability risks for HR professionals;
  • How to establish the strongest defence when facing a claim;
  • Lessons learned from recent caselaw; and more.
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