RECORDED WEBINAR: Sickies and Absenteeism – When not being there is a Problem

Wednesday 12th August 2015
Duration: approx. 2 hours
 
Absentee levels are rising. On a given day 5% of the workforce call in sick. It is costing business $1billion per month. Getting the correct strategy in place to manage absenteeism and promote a healthy workplace is the subject of this session:
  • Exercising your duty of care – Effective absence management policies
  • Risk management and absenteeism - Identifying underlying causes
  • What to do when employees misuse their sick leave entitlement?
  • Employer rights to investigate where absenteeism is chronic
  • Strategies in dealing with long term absenteeism
  • Discrimination issues with absenteeism
  • Managing the workforce with absent members
  • Can you sack someone for excessive absenteeism?
  • Managing return to work after extensive sick leave – reduced duties, alternate employment etc
  • Tighter control on sick leave in enterprise bargaining negotiations
This webinar is suitable for HR professionals, in-house Counsel and lawyers practising in employment law– Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.
 
PRESENTED BY: Martin Alden, Partner, Cornwall Stodart, Melbourne
 
Martin has significant experience practising in all aspects of employment, discrimination and industrial relations law. He has worked for a broad range of clients in both the private and public sector, including employers in the manufacturing, finance, retail, medical, pharmaceutical, security, emergency services and information technology industries.
 
Martin is known for taking a practical and commercial approach to resolving employment and workplace relations issues and achieving desired outcomes for clients. He also takes a high level, strategic approach to defending unfair dismissal, adverse action and discrimination claims.
 
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Product Code: WBJAUG15
 Price:  $242.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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