Manage legal HR risks, workplace mental health scenarios, return-to-work processes

Sydney: 16 November 2021 | Melbourne: 18 November 2021 | Brisbane: 23 November 2021 | Perth: 25 November 2021  

 
The requirements for managing ill and injured employees have never been more complex for employers as they navigate through the Covid-19 environment. Dealing with employees who are medically unfit or injured puts employers at risk of a plethora of legal issues around health and safety, discrimination, dismissals, sick leave entitlements and compensation laws. 
 
This one-day course is a practical review of legal obligations and options for managing employees with medical conditions including insights into relevant case decisions.
 
  • Receive expert advice on how new cases clarify various legal requirements for managing ill and injured workers
  • Gain insights into your obligations and compliance risks as an employer: The risks and pitfalls 
  • Devise practical strategies to avoid liabilities associated with managing ill and injured employees in a variety of common and covid-19 scenarios
  • Understand what is required when illness and injury affect the employment relationship and ability of the employee to do their work
  • Take away guided steps to design and implement successful return-to work processes through & beyond the Covid-19 environment
  • Learn what you should do if the employee refuses to co-operate, and dealing with medical evidence
 
To manage these complex workplace situations effectively and ensure that both business needs and employees’ rights are met, it is essential for employers, safety, Occupational Health and HR managers to keep up-to-date with the latest legislative changes, new case law, and proven strategies for managing ill and injured employers – or risk becoming exposed when challenged under the law.
 

Workshop Facilitators

Katie Kossian

Senior Associate

Maddocks

Diana Diaz

Special Counsel

Gadens

Sarah Saliba

Associate

Gadens

Gemma Sharp

Special Counsel

Cooper Grace Ward

Joanne Alilovic

Director

3D HR Legal

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Who should attend?

People who are responsible for managing employees, workplace conflict, disciplinary processes, investigations and terminations including:
  • Safety Managers, Directors, GMs 
  • Occupational Health & Safety Managers & Advisors 
  • Injury Management professionals 
  • Human Resources Managers & Advisors 
  • HR Directors and General Managers 
  • Wellbeing and Wellness Managers 
  • Workplace Rehabilitation Managers 
  • Employee Relations Managers 
  • People & Culture Managers 
  • HR Business Partners 
  • Line Managers/Supervisors/ Team Leaders 
  • In-house Counsel 
  • Risk managers
From across all industries and Government
 
  

Why attend?

  • Understand the legal landscape related to ill and injured employees, including the legal risks and responsibilities of employers
  • Leverage case law examples and real-world practical strategies to manage ill and injured workers and mitigate the risk of claims. 
  • Identify key return to work risks of ill & injured employees, including in the current Covid-19 environment 
  • Manage mental health & psychological injury related issues
  • Address questions of medical incapacity and the inherent requirements of a role
  • Navigate the complexities of gathering and using medication information 
  • Clarify what to do when in doubt about legitimacy of illness or injury claims

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LOCATION

The Manging Ill & Injured Workshop will take place in a premium hotel venue in each location's CBD.