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**UPDATE FROM EMPLOYMENT LAW MATTERS 
Due to the evolving COVID-19 health risk, the HR Law Masterclass Conference & Workplace Investigations Workshop in Melbourne (14-15 September 2020) and the Effectively Managing Performance Workshop in Brisbane (18 September 2020), will now be fully virtual. If you are already registered for those dates, refer to the updated agenda and timelines here
Participate in the sessions from the comfort of your home or office. Nothing really changes, but the location! We are committed to providing a platform for you to gain clarity on critical HR issues, connect with fellow attendees, and receive the latest HR legal insights from our expert lawyers to help you through this challenging time. 
 
 
The 14th Bi-annual HR Law Masterclass, presented by Employment Law Matters, returns in September 2020 to cover all the key HR Law issues you need to know, in just one day, on operating compliantly in today's changing workplace. 
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the complexity of HR risks that businesses face today. From mental health and wellbeing, remote employee surveillance, restructures and redundancies to inappropriate conduct, the scope of workplace rights has increased. Going beyond the immediate COVID-19 HR risks, what other HR and legal risks should you be aware of? 
 

Attend to hear the latest HR legal insights from more than 10 experienced lawyers, and benefit from recent case examples and pragmatic advice on the HR risks demanding the most of your time and attention to avoid financial and reputational penalties.

 
Up to the minute insight on key HR issues
  • Managing the post-COVID-19 workplace
  • Economic downturns, restructures and redundancies 
  • Adverse actions and general protections 
  • Bullying, harassment and sexual harassment 
  • Psychological risks, workplace mental health and your obligations, and implications from COVID-19 
  • Managing difficult employee behaviour and misconduct 
  • Managing performance and risk mitigation processes 
  • Technology, surveillance, data collection and the legal implications for HR 
  • Managing a remote workforce - the legal risks and considerations in a post-COVID-19 environment  
 

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND - OUR ADD-ON WORKSHOPS 

  
Pre-conference Workshop: Workplace Investigations Workshop 
 
  
 
Post-conference Workshop: Effectively Managing Performance Workshop - Brisbane (now via live-stream) 
 
 
 
 
ONSITE SAFETY GUIDELINES 
 
  
 
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Workshop Leaders

Pre-conference workshop | Workplace Investigations Workshop - Planning and managing effective workplace investigations 
  • Adelaide | 10 September 2020 - Amelia Peters, Workplace Investigator and Practice Leader SA, Q Workplace Solutions 
  • Melbourne (now via live-stream instead) | 14 September 2020 - Kerryn Tredwell, Workplace Investigator and Practice Leader NSW & VIC, Q Workplace Solutions   
  • Brisbane | 16 September 2020 - Corlia Roos, Workplace Investigator and Practice Leader QLD, Q Workplace Solutions  
  • Sydney | 21 September - Kerryn Tredwell, Workplace Investigator and Practice Leader NSW & VIC, Q Workplace Solutions  
  • Perth | 23 September 2020 - Elizabeth Moran, Senior Associate, Mills Oakley
 
Post-conference Workshop | Effectively Managing Performance - practical and legally effective approaches to perform processes 
  • Brisbane (now via live-stream) | 18 September 2020 - David Dilger, Director, Edge Legal 
 
VIEW THE AGENDA HERE  
 
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Speaking faculty

Alicia Mataere

Partner

Holman Webb

Alisha Prpich

Senior Associate

MinterEllison

Allison Shannon

Special Counsel

Clayton Utz

Amy Walsh

Senior Associate

MinterEllison

Andrew Rich

Principal Lawyer

Slater and Gordon

Annie Smeaton

Partner

Cooper Grace Ward

Brian Jackson

Special Counsel

Moray & Agnew

Bruce Heddle

Partner

Maddocks

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Who Should Attend: 

  • Heads of HR  
  • Heads of People & Culture  
  • People and Capability Managers
  • HR Managers
  • HR Advisors 
  • HR Business Partners  
  • Employment Relations managers  
  • People & Performance managers 
  • Heads of Talent Management
  • Senior operational management 
 
 

Reasons to Attend:

  • Cover all the key employment law/HR risk topics and legislative updates
  • Receive practical advice and insights, clear and informative take-aways
  • Hear from and engage with leading legal experts 
  • Gain clarity on managing your key HR risk issues, and reducing liabilities
  • Refresh your approaches to employment relations by adopting the right HR processes 
  • Reduce the impact of contentious situations at your workplace 
  • Review case law references and lessons learned 
  • Real learning outcomes and a workbook for easy reference when back in the of

Sponsorship Opportunities | 2020

Have a solution that will help HR leaders drive compliance and effectiveness to improve brand recognition? Are you looking to get on their radar for consideration?

Join 150+ HR leaders and professionals across 5 cities, who are meeting to gain access to case example presentations and panel discussions that have recently shaped HR. 
 
What are they looking for guidance on?
  1. How to prevent and mitigate HR legal risks in a changing workplace by adopting the right HR approaches and processes
  2. How to effectively manage HR risks and claims to avoid financial and reputational damage
  3. How to ensure  compliance with changing workplace laws in today's post-COVID-19 environment 
Who will you meet?
  • Heads of HR 
  • Heads of People & Culture
  • People & Capability managers
  • HR Managers
  • HR Advisors 
  • HR Business Partners 
  • Employment Relations managers
  • People & Performance managers
  • Heads of Talent management
  • Senior operational management 
When and where?
  • Adelaide, 11 September 2020 
  • Melbourne, 15 September 2020
  • Brisbane, 17 September 2020 
  • Sydney, 22 September 2020 
  • Perth, 24 September 2020  
 
 
To make an enquiry, please contact info@aventedge.com or call + 61 2 8378 4339 
 
 

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