Third Annual Industrial Relations Conference

Pre-ordered ebooks,Employment Law,Third Annual Industrial Relations Conference
20 & 21 September 2018
Australia’s industrial relations landscape is a shifting beast: enterprise bargaining is getting harder, with the Fair Work Commission making it increasingly difficult for enterprise agreements to pass the muster. In turn, modern awards are gaining popularity and termination of enterprise agreements is becoming more mainstream. In this year’s event, we examine these dynamic issues, along with other industrial relations challenges, including terminating industrial action, drug testing in the workplace and union rights of entry.

Enterprise Agreements v Modern Awards: What Does the Future Hold?

  • The Fair Work Commission - Empowering or Constraining the Bargaining Process
  • A Deep Dive Into Enterprise Agreements:  From Negotiations to Certification
  • Termination of Enterprise Agreements: A Game Changer in the Industrial Bargaining Arena
  • Modern Awards: A Better Alternative to Enterprise Agreements?

Industrial Action and Disputes

  • Terminating Protected Industrial Action - Strategies for Dealing with the Untouchables
  • Effective Dispute Resolution in Industrial Matters: The FWC’s “New Approaches” Program
  • When Armageddon Strikes: Tactics and Remedies for Unprotected Industrial Action

IR Issues in the Modern Workplace

  • Industrial Activities, Workplace Rights and the Rise of Adverse Action Claims
  • Drugs in the Workplace - Testing Times Ahead for Employers
  • Labour Hire - the Evolving Climate

Expecting the Unexpected: Visits from Unions and Regulators

  • Is the Door Still Wide Open on Union Rights of Entry?
  • What to do When the Fair Work Ombudsman Comes Knocking

Tim McDonald, Partner, Moray & Agnew, Sydney

Alison Baker, Partner, Hall & Wilcox, Melbourne

Erin Hawthorn, Senior Associate, Seyfarth Shaw Australia, Melbourne

Karli Evans, Partner, Maddocks, Melbourne

Stephen Woodbury, Partner, Ashurst, Sydney

Rohan Doyle, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Melbourne

Catherine Brooks, Principal, Moores, Melbourne

Annabelle Lesage, Senior Associate, Clayton Utz, Melbourne

Matt Garozzo, Senior Associate, Clayton Utz, Melbourne

Samantha Betzien, Partner, MinterEllison, Brisbane

Murray Procter, Partner, ClarkeKann Lawyers, Brisbane

Lindy Richardson, Partner, Maddocks, Melbourne

Jamie Robinson, Consultant, Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers, Brisbane

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