Employment Law 2022 – Both Parts

PART 1 – Employment Relationships and Agreements – Getting it Right from the Start

We will discuss:

  • The distinction between independent contractors and employees.
  • Different types of employment agreements.
  • Different types of employment relationships.
  • Minimum requirements for employment agreements.
  • Trial periods and hours of work clauses.
  • Bargaining requirements for lawfully entering into an employment agreement.
  • The consequences of getting it wrong.

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

  • Identify whether an individual is a permanent, fixed term or casual employee or an independent contractor.
  • Identify which kind of agreement an employer should use for different employees.
  • Understand the potential risks of getting it wrong.

Suited to:

  • Foundation – Intermediate.
  • Employers, Managers, recruiters and any other person with HR responsibilities.

1.25 CPD hours

To purchase Part 1 only, please click here

PART 2 – Disciplinary and Performance Management Processes

We will discuss:

  • Key legal concepts and key elements of a fair and reasonable process
  • How to distinguish between performance and disciplinary issues
  • What a full and fair investigation involves
  • Employee rights and obligations during a disciplinary process
  • Common pitfalls
  • The risk of getting it wrong
  • Recent case law examples

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

  • Understand when to take action and when to ask for support.
  • Identify behaviour which may require a formal process.
  • Distinguish between performance and disciplinary issues.

Suited to:

  • Intermediate — Advanced
  • Employers, Managers and any other person with HR responsibilities

1.25 CPD hours

To purchase Part 2 only, please click here

 

PRESENTER

Janet Copeland, Managing Partner, Copeland Ashcroft Law

Janet is the Managing Partner of Copeland Ashcroft Law, and Immediate Past President of the Southland branch of the New Zealand Law Society. Janet has over 25 years’ experience in employment and health and safety law and 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.

  • Part 2 - Disciplinary and Performance Management Processes
    30 June 2022
    10:00 am - 11:15 am
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