Events

A Morning With The Fair Work Ombudsman

17/03/2017 7:30 am - 10:00 am , , Cost: $$0.00

FCB Group and Crowe Horwath would like to invite you to a special event with Janine Webster, Chief Counsel of the Fair Work Ombudsman. This is your exclusive chance to hear back to back presentations from Fair Work Ombudsman and Australia’s leading specialist employment law firm, FCB.

Janine will explore the FWO’s priorities throughout 2017, the growing focus on accessorial liability and compliance along with some comments surrounding the proposed changes to the statutory regime.

Campbell Fisher, Managing Partner and Solicitor Director of FCB, will then ... Read more

New Reportable Conduct Obligations of Schools and How to Avoid Flawed Investigations

10/05/2017 - 22/05/2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm FCB Melbourne, Level 18, 607 Bourke Street , Melbourne Cost: $$0.00

The Victorian government has passed the Children Legislation Amendment (Reportable Conduct) Act 2017 introducing a “reportable conduct” scheme to regulate how schools identify, investigate and respond to child safety allegations made against employees.  The new laws commence on 1 July 2017. Is your school ready to comply?

In this essential briefing for non-government schools, FCB Workplace Law partner and accredited specialist in workplace relations, Paul O’Halloran... Read moreEventbrite - Reportable Conduct Obligations of Schools and How to Avoid Flawed Investigations

Managing the Difficult Dismissal

07/06/2017 7:30 am - 9:00 am , , Cost: $$0.00

Dismissals are never easy. While most would prefer terminations to remain amicable, difficult dismissals are an unfortunate part of business these days.

Understanding how to effectively transition an employee out of a business is a crucial skillset for an effective manager and also necessary to maintain a positive and engaged workplace culture.

At FCB, we’ve seen almost every trick in the book played by employees in trying to delay or defeat disciplinary processes.  This includes the increasingly popular tactic of the employee making false... Read more