Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety
Large local council: Advising in relation to the renegotiation of EBA6, involving 14 unions, pre-WorkChoices with mirror agreements in the State and Federal jurisdictions and the 2008 extension and variation of EBA6 to EBA7 for approximately 8200 employees.
University of Southern Queensland, Australian Communication Exchange and Port of Townsville Limited: Advising in relation to industrial and employment matters, workplace health and safety, workers compensation and discrimination matters including investigations and disciplinary action.
Engineering and mining companies: Assisting with emergency response, fatality investigation and appropriate risk management.
Compliance: Advising clients on compliance with legislative amendments in relation to contracts and policies with industrial relations and employment law reform, restructuring and redundancy advice, confidentiality and restraint of trade enforcement.
Human resource policies: Drafting and implementing Drug, Alcohol and Fatigue Management Policies for a range of clients.
Litigation and dispute resolution
Workplace Ombudsman: Supervising matters relating to prosecutions and potential prosecutions, including advising on prospects of success, evidence required to establish the relevant claim, and Award interpretation issues including interaction of State Commission orders with the Notional Agreement Preserving a State Award (NAPSA) and Federal workplace relations legislation.
See Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety