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NSW ER/IR Network Forum

Date: Thursday 12 Dec 2019
Time 5:00PM - 7:30PM
Lander & Rogers
123 Pitt Street
Price: AHRI Members - 0.00
Non Members - 20.00
CPD: 2.00
Enquiries: 03 9918 9200 (Short courses & Formal Education)
03 9918 9243 (Network Forums, Webinars & Events)

NSW ER/IR Network Forum

NSW ER/IR Network Forum

Check in time – 5.00 pm
Session start – 5.30 pm
Session finish – 7.30 pm

2019 – A year in (legal) review

An end of year legal update on case law, court proceedings, foreshadowed IR policy and legislative changes. In particular we will explore:

  • The impact on businesses of the recent decisions in Mondelez regarding accrual and granting of personal leave, as well as the impact of the High Court decision of Banerji on social media usage by employees
  • The progress of the modern award review and relevant decisions
  • The Morrison’s government review of workplace laws
  • Amendments mooted to religious discrimination laws
  • Criminalising underpayments
  • Technical and procedural changes to EA process
  • New right of entry permit requirements.


    By attending this forum you will gain knowledge of significant case law, policy and legislative developments with insight on how such developments will affect their organisation and practical tips.

    This forum will be useful for HR Professionals, Board members, senior executives and managers with responsibility for managing human resources issues, Lawyers both in-house and private practice and Students studying or with an interest in HR.

    Speaker: Neil Napper, Partner, Lander & Rogers

    Neil has specialised in Workplace Relations & Safety for more than 30 years. His focus is on helping organisations achieve their goals against a backdrop of ever-changing and increasingly complex workplace laws.

    Neil's workplace experience covers a range of industries including government, building and construction, engineering, transport, manufacturing, health, financial services, retail and IT and communications.

    Neil is recognised in the 2016 - 2020 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia for his expertise in Labour and Employment Law. He is also recommended as one of the leading lawyers in NSW by Doyle's Guide editions 2015, 2016 and 2017 for Employment & Industrial Relations.


    Speaker: Kathryn Dent, Director, People + Culture Strategies

    Kathryn is a Law Society Accredited Specialist in the area of Employment and Industrial Law. She holds a Masters of Labour Law and Relations, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and a Certified Professional Member of the Australian HR Institute (CAHRI). Kathryn has also completed the “Leading Professional Service Firms” executive education program run by Harvard Business School.

    Kathryn has practised exclusively as a workplace relations lawyer for over 20 years, advising and representing employers across a range of industries in non-litigious as well as litigious labour and employment law matters and more recently Boards in relation to corporate governance issues. Kathryn is regularly engaged to investigate and mediate workplace disputes and to deliver corporate training across all levels of an organisation including to Boards and senior executives. Kathryn also enjoys regularly presenting at seminars and conferences and conducting Board evaluations and is a current author of several chapters of the LexisNexis publication “Workplace Law”.

    In addition to employer clients, Kathryn has also been a long-term advisor to membership-based organisations and their members, as well as senior executives and holds the position of non-executive Director on the Board of The Cerebral Palsy Alliance, convenes the NSW ER/IR Committee for AHRI, has recently been appointed to the National Advisory Board for Employment for the Accommodation Association of Australia and the Subject Advisory Committee of the Governance Institute of Australia.



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    12/12/2019 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Lander & Rogers 123 Pitt Street Sydney, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
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