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NSW Business Chamber Media Release: NSW BUSINESS CHAMBER HOSTS WORKPLACE LAW SEMINARS FOR THE MID NORTH COAST (3rd November)

20 Oct

The NSW Business Chamber will host free Workplace Law Seminars along the Mid North Coast, with industrial relations expert, Dr Rod Harrison, covering recent workplace decisions and legal issues for employers managing workplace risk in business.

NSW Business Chamber’s Mid North Coast Regional Manager, Kellon Beard, said the seminars are part of the NSW Business Chamber’s commitment to helping local businesses succeed.

“The Workplace Law Seminars will focus on educating employers on how to minimise risk and implement best practise employee management procedures,” Mr Beard said.

“Dr Harrison’s experience has helped many and varied organisations navigate their way through complicated structural change to positions of profitability and employee engagement. This is a must attend event for anyone responsible for the supervision of employees.”

 

With more than 40 years’ experience in industrial relations Dr Harrison has a rich and distinguished career in the field, including his most recent positions as Deputy President of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (now Fair Work Commission) and Deputy President of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission.

 

Topics to be covered:

  • How you as an employer can be affected by the conduct of employees in their personal lives outside of the workplace
  • How use of social media at your workplace might result in issues such as privacy breaches, workplace bullying and reputational damage
  • What practical measures employers can implement to manage social media use, and hear case studies of businesses grappling with social media in the workplace

Upcoming events:

·         Taree: Wednesday 2 November, 2016, 8.30am – 10.30am

·         Port Macquarie: Wednesday 2 November, 2016, 2.00pm – 4.00pm

·         Coffs Harbour: Thursday 3 November, 2016, 8.30am – 10.30am

 

Business owners interested in attending these free events in November should contact NSW Business Chamber on 13 26 96 or visit www.nswbc.com.au

 

 

Kellon Beard
Regional Manager, Mid North Coast, NSW Business Chamber

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