Law Week 2019 at the Fair Work Commission
As part of Law Week 2019, the Fair Work Commission hosted 3 information sessions. The information sessions were recorded and are now available on the Commission’s YouTube channel.
Use the links below to watch the videos and download the relevant slides.
Learn how to make your case to the Fair Work Commission at this Law Week seminar and grow your advocacy skills in this training session.
Find out how to simply and effectively explain the law and the facts of the case, expose weaknesses in the opposing parties' argument and explain evidence in context.
If you need to present a case to the Fair Work Commission, watch this video to make sure you are fully prepared and equipped with the skills needed to advocate for yourself, your client or employer.
Making compliant agreement applications
If you've ever wondered what goes into an enterprise agreement, this session is for you.
Every application for an enterprise agreement needs to meet the strict requirements of the Fair Work Act 2009. In this information session, representatives from the Fair Work Commission outline what those requirements are and provide general information about making an application.
The session also covers recent amendments to the Fair Work Act and Fair Work Commission processes.
Making & defending unfair dismissal applications
Do you think you've been sacked unfairly? Or are you defending yourself against an unfair dismissal claim you disagree with? Are you a Human Resources, Workplace Relations or Employment Law practitioner? If you would like to learn about what happens when an application for unfair dismissal is made then this session is for you.
This information session will help you understand how to lodge an unfair dismissal application which meets the requirements of the Fair Work Act. You will also learn about the requirements that both applicants and respondents need to address as part of the conciliation and arbitration processes.
Find out about the criteria used to decide if a dismissal is unfair, and the requirements regarding how reinstatement or compensation is determined, and the sort of information you will need to provide.