Employment Law Update
An essential forum in extraordinary times
24 Sep 2020Cordis, Auckland
- Early bird price $1599 + GST
- Early bird ends on 27 Aug
- Last minute price $1699 + GST
- 24 Sep 2020
- Early bird price from $799 + GST
- Early bird ends on 27 Aug
- Last minute price from $899 + GST
- 23 Sep 2020
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Workshop 1- Managing different employment relationships and their accompanying complexities23rd September 2020 | 9.00 am - 12.30 pm
The last few months have highlighted the importance of employment agreements and how differences in agreements significantly change the outcomes and protections for employees. This half day workshop will cover different types of employment agreements and your liability under each agreement.
Evaluating the differences between triangular, collective, Individual employment agreements
Getting the most out of all your workers and managing these employment relationships
Setting boundaries and defining what can legally be asked of from all parties with different employment relationships
Where do independent contractors fall in the mix and what are they entitled to after Leota v Parcel Express?
Evaluating the Screen Industry Workers Bill and it is following impact- what does it mean for the increased casualisation of the workforce?
Discussing the minimum protections for workers who are not employees
Workshop 2- Working through employment law processes- investigations, mediations and negotiations25th September 2020 | 9.00 am - 12.30 pm
Personal grievances, performance management and investigations are stressful during the best of times and during a crisis, they can be devastating for organisations. This workshop will cover the investigation process, your liability, and tactics to protect yourself during this process.
- What are the best practice processes for dealing with misconduct, redundancy, poor performance and medical incapacity?
- How do these processes differ and what are the pitfalls of each?
- What is the best way to respond to personal grievances? How does union involvement affect your response?
- When is it time to negotiate with your employee about exit, and how should you do this?
- When do you use mediation and how can that be used in responding to grievances or other employment issues?
Workshop 3- Immigration and employment- preparing for the developing future of the workforce25th of September | 1.30 pm - 5.00 pm
With closed borders and an uncertain employment landscape, the employment landscape has shifted significantly, and we are still analysing the long-term effects of these changes. This half day workshop will cover everything you need to know about employment and immigration and their current challenges.
Looking at the employment and immigration landscape in a post COVID 19 world
What will a workforce without international workers look like and how it will impact the employment landscape and industrial relations?
Essential skills test- evaluating how closed borders and increased unemployment will affect the ability to source employees with critical skills
Analysing the challenges for industries that depend on migrant workers- the increased training, attitude adjustments and managing productivity in newer employees
Solutions to issues surrounding a lack of immigration and integrating the NZ workforce in traditionally international workers heavy industries
Ensuring that you’re prepared for when borders re-open and how you can manage the influx of workers