Employment contracts & conditions (144 items)




Webcast: Managing executive terminations

Do you know which steps to take to protect your organisation's interests after an executive separation? In this presentation, Harmers COO Emma Pritchard explains:

  • Risks employers face when dismissing senior employees;
  • What to review in contracts before a separation of employment;
  • Features of effective restraint clauses, and how to enforce them;
  • Gardening leave - when and how it can operate;
  • Deeds of release - important features to protect the employer; and
  • Lessons learned from executive terminations case law.
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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: Common law contracts in the Fair Work era

When and how should you use common law contracts? What issues can arise when negotiating contracts with employees? This presentation answers these questions and more. Kemp Strang partner Stephen Godding and lawyer Ben Urry provide a practical guide to understanding:

  • the interaction between contracts, the NES and Modern Awards;
  • when and how to use common law employment contracts;
  • flexibility options to vary the application of Modern Awards;
  • issues for employers in negotiating employment contracts with employees;
  • case law decisions concerning common law contracts; and
  • tips and tricks for avoiding litigation.
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