2017 Employment law update

Course ID CN170304_EMP1

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Hear about recent High Court and Federal Court cases in the area of adverse actions. Recent statistics from the Fair Work Commission illustrate that adverse action claims are on the rise – know how to advise clients in this area of law in 2017.

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College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.


Full Price $120.00

Alumni/Member Price $108.00



1.30pm - 2.30pm AEDST

About This Course


In view of recent High Court and Federal Court cases, this seminar will highlight the compliance risks and how to prevent and manage adverse action claims. 

Topics covered include:

  • What is “adverse action”?
  • How do adverse action risks arise when terminating employment?
  • How can you differentiate between adverse action and unfair dismissal and mitigate common legal risks?
  • Managing the claims process
  • Recent cases and remedies

Designed for

This webinar complies with the mandatory area of Substantive Law.



Jessica Geelan
Associate, Squire Patton Boggs

Jessica Geelan is an associate in the Labour & Employment Practice at Squire Patton Boggs.

Jessica advises clients across all areas of employment, workplace relations, discrimination and occupational health and safety law, including drafting employment contracts and policies, and assisting with the employment aspects of corporate transactions. Jessica has worked with a broad range of Australian and global clients across a wide range of industries, as well as pro bono clients such as Cancer Council NSW.



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