Industrial relations, disputes & unions (353 items)

Podcast: What the High Court's adverse action ruling means for employers

The High Court's Barclay ruling should "put employers' minds at ease" about their ability to successfully defend an adverse action claim, say Kemp Strang employment lawyers. In this podcast, Lisa Berton and Nick Noonan discuss the importance of the case; its practical implications; and the key steps employers should take to minimise the risk of facing or losing an adverse action claim. » more »




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: 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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