Where: Realm, Ringwood Town Square, 179 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood.

When: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 from 5.30 PM to 7.30 PM

This is a special event bringing together four local business groups and a local charity for extended networking and a special briefing on important employment matters including:

  • “How to avoid unfair dismissal claims and what to do if you get one” – Emma Watt, a former Ridgeline HR associate works as a Conciliator on Unfair Dismissal Claims in the Fair Work Commission and as CEO of the Timber Merchants Association
  • “Increased exposures and penalties for Fair Work breaches under the new Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill which takes effect soon – Chris White is a Ridgeline HR Associate based in Geelong and was formerly National CEO of the Civil Contractors Federation and General Manager of Skills DMC, a national industry training body
  • News and where to go for more information on modern awards and Fair Work Ombudsman activity including the new “Record My Hours” app and online tools and calculators – Peter Maguire, Practice Leader of Ridgeline HR, a member of Croydon and Ringwood Chambers and outsourced workplace relations service provider to members of the Civil Contractors Federation across Victoria.

The event is free, generously hosted by Maroondah City Council and it is also supported by:

Croydon                               Ringwood   Whitehorse                             Manningham

Footmen                          Ridgeline

Places are limited.