Employment Law 2021 – All Parts

Employment Law 1: Holidays Act – tricks and traps

We will discuss:

  • Tricky Holidays Act calculations and concepts.
  • Recent case law including dealing with discretionary bonus, commission payments.
  • Final pay calculations.
  • Differences in leave entitlements when you return from parental leave versus medical related absences such as an injury or illness.
  • Common misunderstandings in this space.

Upon satisfactory completion of this activity you will be able to:

  • Understand the risks of a ‘set and go’ payroll system.
  • Further understand key concepts and how they are practically applied.
  • Identify areas which may require specialist advice.

Suited to:
Employers, Managers, Accountants and any other person with input into payroll services or administration.

Employment Law 2: Restructuring and Redundancy Update

We will discuss:

  • Fair process.
  • Justification for change.
  • Updates of recent restructuring and redundancy cases including those relating to COVID-19.

Upon satisfactory completion of this activity you will be able to:

  • Understand the roles of business advisors, lawyers and accountants when businesses are considering changes.
  • Identify key procedural defects.
  • Understand disclosure and information requirements.

Suited to:
Employers, Managers, Accountants and any other person involved in organisational change.

Total CPD Hours: 2.5 (1.25 each part)

PRESENTER

Janet Copeland, Managing Partner, Copeland Ashcroft Law

Janet is the Managing Partner of Copeland Ashcroft Law, and president of the Southland branch of the New Zealand Law Society.  With over 25 years’
experience in employment and health and safety law, Janet also has extensive governance experience having been involved in governance roles across
a range of sectors including national sporting codes, netball franchises, tertiary education and local government.

Janet predominately acts for employers and has significant experience in the aged care, transport, tourism, education, construction, health, non-profit,
agriculture, local government, trades and professional services areas.

Event Venue Date Description
Employment Law 2021 - All Parts (Webinar Series) Online Webinar
  • 16 March 2021 10:00 am
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Employment Law 2021 - Part 1: Holidays Act - tricks and traps (Webinar) Online Webinar
  • 16 March 2021 10:00 am

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Employment Law 2021 - Part 2: Restructuring and Redundancy Update (Webinar) Online Webinar
  • 18 March 2021 10:00 am

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