Recorded Webinar: The Employment Contract: Recent Developments

Thursday 31st March 2016
Duration: 1 hour
NOTE:  the recording fo this webinar will not be available for viewing until approx. 6 April

About the webinar

The employment contract is and remains front and centre in the relationship between employer and employee.  This presentation considers the legal and practical aspects of the employment contract, including:

  • What type of contract is it? – defining who and what you are contracting with
  • Terms of the employment contract
  • The duty of good faith and fidelity
  • Incorporation of policies or not
  • Constructing non compete/restraint of trade clauses
  • Intellectual property clauses – protection for the employer
  • Commissions and bonus schemes – how they are dealt with in the employment contract
  • How to address change in working hours and other changes over time in the contract
  • Ensuring the contract is a complete record of the agreement between the parties
  • Determining when a breach arises and the consequences of breach
  • Fixed term contracts and renewal of contracts
  • When does a contract terminate?
  • Reasonable notice in the absence of a current notice term in the contract

Who should attend

This webinar is suitable for HR professionals, in-house Counsel and lawyers practising in employment law – Australia wide. This is an update webinar on recent developments in this area.

Michaela Moloney, Partner, K&L Gates, Melbourne              

Ms. Moloney has worked for a wide cross section of clients including employers in the public sector, health, education, retail, energy and manufacturing industries and has significant experience in all aspects of employment, industrial and discrimination law. She acts on a broad range of matters for employers including drafting and interpreting employment agreements and policies, managing employee issues arising out of sale of business and outsourcing transactions, assisting employers with the discipline of employees and termination of employment, negotiating collective agreements, managing long term injured employees, corporate due diligence and interpretation of restraint of trade provisions.

Ms. Moloney has a significant litigation practice and has successfully defended a number of large Australian employers in claims including unfair dismissal, discrimination, general protections and breach of contract in the state courts and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Federal Court of Australia.

Ms. Moloney takes a practical and proactive approach in her matters to seek to achieve a favourable and early resolution of matters for employers. She is also a skilled presenter, assisting clients with education and training in areas, including performance management, workplace behaviour training and investigations.

Product Code: WB12MAR16
 Price:  $242.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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