Employment Law Disciplinary Issues and Investigations [ONDEMAND]
Guidance on the principles and practical issues associated with workplace disciplinary processes and investigations.
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Susan Hornsby-Geluk, Partner
Alastair Espie, Associate
Dundas Street Employment Lawyers
About the webinar
There are no shortage of employers who have to grapple with disciplinary processes and investigations. However there are also no shortage of employers who fail to meet the complex legal and procedural standards the Employment Relations Authority and Courts expect where disciplinary action is being considered.
This ONDEMAND webinar demystifies the steps employers need to follow when considering disciplinary action, provides a sound understanding of the relevant legal principles, and works through strategies that practitioners and employers can adopt when faced with difficult situations.
Who would benefit from this webinar?
A lot of the seminar is geared toward practitioners that have been recently admitted, or who have limited experience with employment law. However there is also content that is valuable to experienced practitioners.
By the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to:
Apply the legal principles that underpin disciplinary processes and investigations
- Understand what the steps in the disciplinary processes are
- Implement a suspension
- Conduct disciplinary meetings
- Manage difficult advocates
- Understand when and how to engage independent investigators
- Identify appropriate disciplinary outcomes.
Recorded: 26th June, 2018
About LexisNexis ONDEMAND Webinars
LexisNexis ONDEMAND webinars are delivered by subject experts and accompanied by a short comprehension quiz. Each Lexis Nexis ON DEMAND webinar is equal to at least ONE CPD hour. Attendees who listen to the recording and complete the quiz are eligible for a certificate of participation that may be used as a record of their CPD activities.
About the Presenter(s)
Susan Hornsby-Geluk is ranked as one of the top three Employment Lawyers in New Zealand by international ratings agency Chambers & Partners.
With over 24 years’ as a specialist Employment Lawyer, Susan’s extensive experience and formidable reputation combine to make her a respected advocate and adviser, whether in assisting with disciplinary processes, acting in disputes or appearing before the court. Susan is regarded to be the go to lawyer for complex, strategic legal issues and has a reputation for delivering strong practical results.
Susan is also the general editor of the Lexis Nexis Employment Law Bulletin, writes a regular column on employment law matters in the Dominion Post, and is frequently sought for media comment on hot-button issues.
Alastair Espie is an Associate at Dundas Street Employment Lawyers experienced in advising and representing employers and employees on a wide range of issues, and at all stages of the employment relationship. He often acts for employees and employers during disciplinary processes and has experience working as an independent investigator. Alastair is a member of the editorial board for the Lexis Nexis Employment Law Bulletin and regularly presents on employment law issues.
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