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Roundtable – Current issues in the workplace

Date | Friday 19 July 2024, 8am – 9am (with pastries and fruit served from 7.45am)

Venue | In person – BAL Lawyers, Canberra House, Level 9/40 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra 

Presenter | John Wilson, Legal Director, Employment Law & Investigations

Cost | Complimentary

Please join John Wilson for a roundtable discussion on current issues in the workplace. Attendees will be invited to share their current issues for the group to discuss, work through practical recommendations and for general advice to be provided. The discussion will be held on a ‘Chatham House Rule’ basis where attendees are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s) nor the identity or affiliation of any other participant, may be revealed. We encourage you to share your questions or topics in advance.  

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June 2023: Artificial Intelligence, Scans, Spams and More: Why Good Workplace IT Policies Are Important

May 2023: Working Hours Update: What additional hours are considered ‘reasonable’ and ‘safe’?

April 2023: Key insights into employment law and the HR landscape of the past year

March 2023: Respect at Work Reforms: What does it mean for your organisation?

February 2023: Enterprise Agreements and bargaining for them – what is changing?

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October: Termination and ACT Workers Compensation: Your questions answered

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August: Back to Basics: Recruitment and References

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May 2022: Employees, Casuals, Labour Hire and Independent Contractors

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July 2021: What workers want, with Lisa Keeling.

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May 2021:  Trouble in Paradise? Handling Misconduct. 

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February 2021:  Mandatory Vaccinations and the Future of working from home.  

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October 2020:  Cyber Security and Privacy. 

September 2020: Workplace Sexual Harassment – Recent Developments.  

August 2020:  Domestic Violence and Working from Home. 

July 2020:  Workplace Flexibility. 

June 2020: Mental Health Policies in practice.  


December 2020:  BAL Christmas Special: The best of the worst employee social media posts.  Watch here.

October 2020:  Cyber Security and Privacy in the Workplace – with Anna Phillips and Riley Berry.  Watch here.

September 2020: Workplace Sexual Harassment – with Kieran Pender.  Watch here.

August 2020: Domestic Violence & Working from Home – with John Wilson.  Watch here.

July 2020:  Workplace Flexibility – with Helen Parrett & Rebecca Richardson.  Watch here.

June 2020:  Mental Health policies in practice – with Aaron Williams & Gabrielle Sullivan.  Watch here.

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