Employment Relations and the Law 2020 Series – Law School: Events Employment Relations and the Law 2020 Series – Law School: Events

Employment Relations and the Law 2020 Series

Employment Relations and the Law 2020 Series

This popular annual series is made up of 10 evening seminars and provides an introduction to the current regulation of employment and labour relations in Australia.

The dates for the program in 2020 are Wednesday nights from 11 March to 20 May with a break on 15 April.

Topics include: the fundamentals of employer and employee rights and obligations under the Fair Work Act, the common law of employment and anti-discrimination law, as well as the regulation of collective bargaining and industrial action. Special interest topics include contemporary issues – social media, workplace investigations and vulnerable workers.

Wednesday evenings 6.15-8.15pm 11 March to 20 May (no class on 15 April)

  Date Topic Proposed Presenter
1 11 March Introduction Shae McCrystal/Belinda Smith
2 18 March The Employment Contract David Chin
3 25 March FW System, NES, Awards Jacquie Seemann
4 1 April Termination of employment Kate Peterson
5 8 April Enterprise Bargaining Shae McCrystal
  15 April Break  
6 22 April Vulnerable workers Stephen Clibborn
7 29 April Contemporary Issues – Social Media Elizabeth Raper
8 6 May Discrimination and equality Belinda Smith
9 13 May Workplace investigations Kate Peterson
10 20 May Work Health and Safety Alena Titterton


Seminars will be presented by experts from Sydney Law School and the profession including:

Registration fees (inc GST)

Full Fee Early bird (until 21 February): $990
Full fee (after 21 February): $1,300
Group (3+from the same org.): $900 pp
Sydney Law School Alumni: $792
University of Sydney Staff: $495

Please note: University of Sydney staff receive a 50% discount on the series fees. Please email PLaCE Coordinator: law.events@sydney.edu.au for more details and to register.

MCLE/CPD points: 20 (based on 2 points per seminar attended).

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Mar 11 2020


6:15 pm - 8:15 pm


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Camperdown Campus - venue to be confirmed


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