Employment relations and the law series 2012 - week one

21 March 2012

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The Sydney Law School presents a seminar series covering key areas in employment relations and the law. The seminars will be presented by a number of qualified academics and lawyers with extensive knowledge and experience in the area of employment law.

This course provides an introduction to the regulation of employment and labour relations in Australia today. Topics covered include employers' and employees' rights and obligations under the Fair Work Act and the common law of employment, anti-discrimination law, occupational health and safety, and the regulation of collective bargaining and industrial action.

No formal qualifications are required for enrolment, and participants who attend a minimum of eight (8) seminars in the series will be issued with a certificate of attendance.

University of Sydney staff receive a 50% discount on the series fees. For details on how to register, please email:

Please note that this is projected schedule for the topics to be covered. Due to the demands on our expert presenters there may be a need to revise this schedule. Please check the website regularly for updates.

21 March: Introduction - Overview of labour market regulation
28 March: Classifying work: employment, contracting and consulting
4 April: The Statutory Safety Net - NES and modern awards
11 April: The employment contract
18 April: Termination of employment
2 May: Discrimination in the workplace (including adverse action claims)
9 May: Workplace Investigations

16 May: Managing workplace disputes
23 May: Occupational Health and Safety

30 May:Enterprise bargaining andindustrial action

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Information for lawyers and barristers: Attendance at this seminar series is equal to 20 MCLE/CPD units, based on 2 points per seminar attended.

Time: 6.15-8.15pm Wednesday evenings

Location: Lecture Theatre 104, Sydney Law School, Building F10, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

Cost: Full fee: $990 (inc GST); SLS Alumni: $792 (inc GST)

Contact: Event Coordinator

Phone: 9351 0238

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