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National Industrial Relations Law

Achieving optimal outcomes in a new era of workplace relations

16-17 June 2009, Crowne Plaza Darling Harbour, Sydney

There has been a great deal of press about the new government’s industrial relations laws. The Fair Work Bill has now been passed, and changes run the gamut from award modernisation, new national Employment Standards to provisions relating to unions.

You need to know how the new laws impact you, what you need to tell your clients, or employers, and how to manage employment issues after 1 July 2009. This conference is designed to address these issues and provide a solid background for moving forward under the new regime.

Key Sessions

  • Understand the underlying strategies of the
    new regime
  • Learn how to implement collective and good faith bargaining requirements
  • Effectively apply National Employment Standards to agreements
  • Clarify your knowledge of anti-discrimination and OHS obligations
  • Minimise the risk of wrongful termination and unfair dismissal claims
  • Prevent breaches of the transmission of business provisions
  • Gain insight into business to union relations, with our panel of high profile industry participants

Outstanding speaker faculty

  • Paul Brown, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
  • Joseph Catanzariti, Partner, Clayton Utz
  • David Cross, Partner, Deacons
  • Chris Gardner, Partner, Freehills
  • Natalie James, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations
  • Leigh Johns, Chief Counsel, Workplace Ombudsman
  • Tim Lyons, Assistant Secretary, Australian Council of Trade Unions
  • Professor Ron McCallum AO, University of Sydney
  • Adrian Morris, Partner, Blake Dawson
  • The Honourable Paul Munro, formerly Justice Munro, Senior Presidential Member of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission
  • Christopher Platt, Director Workplace Policy, Australian Mines & Metals Association
  • Dr Joellen Riley, Professor, Law Faculty, University of Sydney
  • Henry Skene, Partner, Arnold Bloch Leibler
  • Damian Sloan, Partner, Middletons

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Who should attend:

  • Partners
  • Senior Associates
  • Associates
  • Solicitors
  • Consultants
  • Special Counsel
  • In- house Counsel
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Industrial Relations Specialists

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