Dismissing an Employee – What Professional Advisors Need to Know (2017)
At the end of the session, the participant will be able to:
- Identify what is an unfair dismissal;
- Understand how the minimum employment period works;
- Understand the procedural and jurisdictional issues that may arise with an unfair dismissal claim;
- Have an overview of how to deal with serious misconduct or poor performance by an employee;
- Have an overview of issues that can arise from a dismissal in breach of the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).
About your Speaker: Phil Brewin – Nevett Ford Melbourne
Philip is a Director practising in the NevettFord Melbourne office. He is a respected litigator with 30 years experience and head of the firm’s Litigation/Workplace Relations Practice Group. An accredited specialist in Workplace Relations, Philip has a strong commercial litigation practice across all jurisdictions. Philip is also involved in assessing and managing risk and providing legal services for major clients. Philip has acted for over 12 years and is a highly regarded adviser to a major religious and charitable institution.
- Bachelor of Economics, Monash University, 1974
- Bachelor of Law, Monash University, 1977
- Admitted to Practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria 1978,
- Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of Supreme Court of England and Wales April 1983,
- Accredited Specialist in Workplace Relations by the Law Institute of Victoria since 3 November 2003
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