What are the key features of
Australia’s employment laws? What are employers’ obligations when dealing with
recruitment, contracts, workplace rights and discrimination in 2012? How is
employment law evolving?
Georges Szlawski, Executive Counsel -
Employment Law at Marshalls & Dent, will address the main issues and recent
changes regarding employment law in Australia to help you better identify
and manage risk to both your company and your career.
George’s presentation will be
followed by a discussion which will provide the opportunity to ask
questions and further develop key points. A written presentation will be provided
to all participants. The presentation and discussion will be followed
by a cocktail reception including a selection of French wines and cheeses.
Topics to be covered
· Employment status of employees and independent contractors
· Enterprise Agreement negotiations
· Contract of Employment and the employment relationship
· Unfair dismissals
· Unlawful termination of employment
· Workplace rights and adverse action
· Occupational health and safety and workers compensation
Presenter - George Szlawski
Counsel - Employment Law, Marshalls & Dent
George has more than 30 years’
experience in all aspects of employment law and workplace relations. He
provides employment law and industrial relations advice to leading
companies and government organizations. George acts in major
employment-related disputes, provides advice on discrimination, equal
opportunity, termination, redundancy and negotiates awards, enterprise
agreements and employment contracts.