Session 2: Stream B: Employment and Workplace Law Roundup (Live Stream)
Date: Thursday 15 March 2018
Time: 10.45am to 1.45pm
Attend and earn 3 CPD hours
Has March come around sooner than expected? Do you want to get all your CPD done in one day instead of scraping hours together bit by bit? If the answer to any of these questions is 'yes' this program is for you! Our highly anticipated 10 CPD Hours in One Day program is back again to deliver an easy, efficient, information packed day that will strengthen your practice in the year to come.
Chair: Maria Dew, Barrister, Bankside Chambers
Employment Law Update
- Minimum requirements for an employment agreement
- 90 day trial in workplace programs
- Common issues such as an unjustified dismissal
- General overview of the requirements for business owners
Presented by Daniel Erickson, Partner, Douglas Erickson
Health and Safety at Work Act: Two Years On
More than two years have passed since the Health and Safety at Work Act came into force. Examine what developments have occurred and consider observations and practical suggestions on the following:
- How principal contractors can comply with their duties under the Act when they delegate to sub-contractors
- Learnings from case law examples, both in NZ and Australia
- Tips when dealing with the regulator during an investigation
Presented by Marie Wisker, Partner, Chapman Tripp
Immigration Policy Update
- Overview of recent changes to Essential Skills, Skilled Migrant and Accredited Employer instructions
- Impact of employer non-compliance and the ability to hire work visa holders
- Tips for employers to manage disruption in the immigration space
Presented by Jennifer Kay De Wald-Harrison, Associate Director, EY (Licenced Immigration Adviser)
- Gain a timely employment law update
- Catch up on the latest Health and Safety at Work Act developments
- Stay up to date on Immigration policy
Chair: Maria Dew
Maria Dew has a specialist practice in employment law, professional misconduct and related civil litigion. In her employment practice she acts for employers and senior employees. Maria is also regularly appointed as an independent investigator by public and private sector organisations to conduct enquiries into allegations of serious misconduct. She is currently the convenor of the New Zealand Law Society Employment Law Commitee and serves as the Deputy Chair of the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal.
Prior to forming Douglas Erickson with Jo in 2016, Daniel Ericksonwas a Partner in another specialist employment law firm for over five years. Daniel has a reputation for providing pragmatic, timely and easy to understand advice. Clients appreciate his helpful, straightforward and concise approach to employment law problem-solving. Daniel assists employers in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, freight and logistics and retail. He enjoys working collaboratively with his clients, gaining a thorough understanding of them and their business. Daniel has also assisted a number of senior executives and CEOs in negotiating the commencement or the ending of their employment. Daniel regularly appears on behalf of his clients in the Employment Relations Authority and the Employment Court. He also frequently represents clients at mediation. Daniel also has expertise in health and safety. He assists clients in relation to complying with their legal obligations under health and safety legislation. He also works with clients following health and safety incidents, during WorkSafe New Zealand investigations and has appeared in the District Court in relation to health and safety prosecutions.
Marie Wisker advises clients on a wide variety of commercial disputes, specialising in employment law and health and safety. Marie works with a number of the firm's key clients, many of whom are large employers. Her broad range of general commercial experience means that she is able to provide practical advice relevant to the clients' commercial objectives. Marie assists clients on the full range of employment and health and safety matters. She has represented clients in numerous mediations and hearings, has experience in acting for employers on health and safety investigations and prosecutions and works alongside clients to help them understand the new health and safety regime. Marie helps clients manage employment and health and safety risks through compliance advice and training, and she has spoken at a number of conferences on both employment and health and safety. Marie is recommended by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016. She is also recognised as an "associate to watch" by Chambers Asia Pacific 2016.
Jennifer Kay De Wald- Harrison
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