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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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Upcoming webinar: Bullying claims - case law and risk review

Bullying complaints are escalating, notably among senior employees and leaders, against a backdrop of increasing stress, remote management and workplace tensions.

With the capacity for allegations to be publicly aired in the Fair Work Commission's stop-bullying jurisdiction, this is an area demanding all employers' attention.

Join us for this HR Daily Premium webinar, where Henry William Lawyers senior associate Renee Kasbarian will discuss:

  • The rise in bullying claims;
  • Stop-bullying applications in the Fair Work Commission;
  • Reputation and other risks arising in this jurisdiction;
  • Legal representation, anonymity and other key issues;
  • Tips on preventing and defending stop-bullying applications;
  • Bullying elements in dismissal, general protections, WHS and other jurisdictions; and
  • Practical guidance for managing bullying risks in the workplace.

About the presenter:

Renee Kasbarian is a commercial employment and work health and safety lawyer who advises and assists clients on a range of general employment, industrial relations and WHS matters.

When it comes to assisting clients, Renee supports the HR functions of the business and adopts a commercial approach to achieve viable and positive outcomes for clients. Key matters she has recently worked on include advising and assisting a commercial construction company with a SafeWork NSW investigation, which resulted in no legal proceedings being commenced, and supporting clients in navigating workplace laws in the context of COVID-19, including WHS issues, stand down disputes and JobKeeper directions.

Visit the Henry William Lawyers website.

When:
Thursday 7 October, 11am-12pm AEDT (1 CPD hour including Q&A)

Where:
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 for purchase.


Upcoming webinar: Strategies for flexible work success

Most organisations now consider themselves flexible, but the success of their arrangements varies wildly.

Attend this HR Daily webinar to gauge how successful and sustainable your flexible work arrangements are, and learn which steps will take them to the next level.

You'll hear Catalina Consultants founder Merilyn Speiser discuss:

  • The key factor that makes or breaks flexible work success;
  • Managing perceptions of bias, fairness and equality in a blended workforce;
  • Boundary setting and other wellbeing considerations;
  • Minimising culture and behaviour issues;
  • Standing out from the crowd with flexibility; and more.

About the presenter:

Merilyn Speiser founded Catalina Consultants in 2012 in the belief that all organisations should have access to the same cutting-edge HR ideas and practices as Australia's largest companies, regardless of their size.

She provides strategic direction in all areas of people management, specialising in talent, performance, leadership, and engagement, with a focus on ensuring HR and business strategies align.

Visit the Catalina Consultants website.

When:
Thursday 21 October, 11am-1230pm AEDT including Q&A (1.5 CPD points)

Where:
Your desk computer, smart phone or tablet. Click here to test your webinar connectivity in advance.

Cost:
$105.00 (AUD GST inc) for casual attendees.

Registration:
Free for HR Daily Premium members, limited casual passes available for purchase.


Upcoming webcast: Unfair dismissal case law review

Watch this HR Daily Premium webcast to understand key trends and lessons from 2021's unfair dismissal claims and what lies ahead in this jurisdiction.

HWL Ebsworth partner Brad Swebeck and senior associate Lily Schafer-Gardiner will cover:

  • The Fair Work Act's unfair dismissal provisions, processes and claim statistics;
  • Key trends in the types of claims employers have faced;
  • FWC rulings involving termination for misconduct, poor performance, and more;
  • Practical steps to mitigate and prevent exposure to claims; and
  • Lessons and implications for 2022 and beyond.

About the presenters:

HWL Ebsworth partner Brad Swebeck has nearly three decades' experience in employment law, HR consulting, industrial relations and workplace strategy, and is regarded by many HR practitioners as one of the leading legal professionals in the field.

Senior associate Lily Schafer-Gardiner began her legal career with HWL Ebsworth in 2016 as a graduate-at-law, and has experience advising employers in conciliation and arbitration before commissions and local, district, supreme and federal courts. She also assists in workplace investigations and helps draft employment contracts and policies.

Visit the HWL Ebsworth website.

When:
Streaming on demand for HR Daily Premium members from 13 December 2021

Registration:
No passes available, this webcast will be pre-recorded.