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HR Roundtable - NEW Fair Work Anti-Bullying Measures - 4 March

From 1 January 2014, if a worker reasonably believes he or she has been bullied at work, they can apply directly to the Fair Work Commission for an order to stop the bullying.

Our special 2 hour Roundtable will focus on what this means for your business.

The presentation will include:

  • Key differences between the old and new legislation
  • Who is included in the definition of a "Worker" and able to access the Fair Work Commission's assistance
  • What is "Bullying Behaviour" and how this fits with Work Health & Safety requirements
  • What is NOT "Bullying Behaviour"
  • The approach to claims by Fair Work
  • The new process which an application will follow
  • The risks of bullying claims and the changes to Workers Compensation law for stress claims
  • Obligations for you and your employees
  • Tips to mitigate the involvement of the Fair Work Commission
  • Penalties and Fines  - the flow on effect to Workplace Health and Safety
  • Practical steps employers should take to comply with new legislation

 

When:
Tuesday, 4 March,  2014
11.30am - 12.00pm - light lunch & networking
12.00pm- 2.00pm - presentation & discussion

Where:
NEW HRBS Office
Level 3, 471 Adelaide Street
(entry off Macrossan Street)

Presenters:
Gemma Sharp, Industrial Relations Consultant

Gemma has worked in Industrial Relations and Employment law for the past seven years.  After working for six years in a Brisbane mid-tier law firm she spent a year working in a peak industrial association within the retail industry. Gemma has acted for a range of clients including multi-national corporations, small to medium sized businesses, not-for-profit organisations and public entities.

Gemma has a Bachelor of Business, Juris Doctor in Law, and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. 

 

HR Roundtable - NEW Fair Work Anti-Bullying Measures - 4 March
HR Roundtable - NEW Fair Work Anti-Bullying Measures - 4 March