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May 2019

Wednesday Webinars: “Privacy Refresher & Update for Recruiters”

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST
Free Webinar
Free

Privacy Awareness Week is just around the corner. To kick off its Wednesday Webinar series, WorkAccord is joining in on  Wednesday, 15 May with a free webinar: Privacy Refresher & Update for Recruiters. We hope you can join us as we refresh our privacy knowledge and update with a look at: -the impact of the GDPR on Australian recruiters -data breach scenarios for Australian recruiters -social media – what are the recruitment and workplace boundaries? There’ll be time for questions……

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Wednesday Webinars “Volunteers & Unpaid Work. Is it lawful; is it fair?”

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST
Free Webinar
Free

During National Volunteers Week, we're delighted to be able to present a free webinar on the topic of pay for volunteers. -Where does the boundary between volunteering and paid work lie? -Does unpaid work discriminate unfairly? -Can a person choose not to be an employee? -Should organisations have free rein to pay their volunteers? -What are the current guidelines? Join us as Australian Lawyer, Andrew C. Wood of Recruiters' Casebook leads us through the often controversial topic of volunteering and unpaid work.

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LABOUR HIRE LICENSING: Contractor Management, Payroll & Outsourcing

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST
Webinar
$95 – $145

Labour hire licensing schemes do more than simply prohibit the supply of workers by unlicensed providers. They create traps for unwary contractor management, payroll and recruitment outsourced services providers and even for private employment agents. Learning Outcomes: In this essential webinar that we've designed especially for recruiters, HR practitioners, and workforce services users, you will: Discover how contractor management, payroll and functional outsourced service providers are impacted by the Victoria and Queensland labour hire licensing schemes. Develop your understanding of the extended…

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June 2019

SUSTAINABLE WORKFORCE: UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST
Free Webinar
Free

What can business do to prevent and remediate exploitation and other adverse human rights impacts? This free webinar is designed for the recruitment and staffing services industry and those who acquire their services. Find out how the international Human Rights agenda is contributing to workforce design and regulatory outcomes in Australia and New Zealand.

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INCLUSIVE WORKFORCE: “You Can’t Say That!”, Hate Speech & Social Media

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST
Webinar
$95 – $145

What is "hate speech"? What are the special protections against "hate speech"? How are they accessed? What are the proper limits of an employer's power to control employees' exercise and expression of their beliefs and opinions through social media? How are those limits set and enforced?  What happens when "reasonable minds differ"? How can an employer prevent such conflicts from escalating out of control? How can conflicts and disagreements be managed without recourse to expensive and damaging legal actions? These…

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EMERGING PROFESSION: Self-Regulation for Recruiters & Staffing Services Providers

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST
Free Webinar
Free

What is the future of self-regulation for recruiters and staffing services providers? How do self-regulation models align (or not align) with government imposed regulation? What can recruiters and staffing services providers learn from other fields in which self-regulation is practised? And why is it important for all workforce services providers? In this free webinar, discover what effective self-regulation looks like for recruiters and staffing services providers. Learn how you can begin to practise it to enhance standards of professionalism that…

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WORKPLACE RIGHTS: Deductions from Workers’ Pay

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST
Webinar
$95 – $145

When is it lawful to deduct payment from workers' wages? What deductions are allowed? What deductions are prohibited? What do yo0u need to set up a lawful deduction agreement? How do the casual loading offset provision of the Fair Work Regulations actually work? What are the traps? Is anything likely to change, now, after the federal election? Are there any similar protections for independent contractors? These are a few of the questions we'll be answering in this webinar specially designed…

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