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Law Week 2020: COVID-19 & What this Means for Employers VIDEO

Law Week 2020: COVID-19 & What this Means for Employers VIDEO

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Recorded: Tuesday 19 May 2020 | Run Time: 1:00:30

As part of Law Week 2020, the Law Institute of Victoria hosted a free session that provided clarity on how to navigate some of the challenges and issues facing employers as a result of the pandemic.

This recording of that session is free to both LIV members and non-members.

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  • Full Description

    As part of Law Week 2020, the Law Institute of Victoria hosted a free session that provided clarity on how to navigate some of the challenges and issues facing employers as a result of the pandemic.

    This recording of that session is free to both LIV members and non-members.

    Topics covered:

    • Can employees be stood down?How does stand down differ to redundancy?
    • How can paid/ unpaid leave and/ or other payments assist in the management of employees?
    • What assistance can be utilised from the Fair Work Commission, if any?
    • What other general matters should employers be aware of during this unique phase?
    • What are the lessons from this pandemic and how can they be applied to any future crisis and organisations contingency plans?
  • Presenters

    Commissioner Nick Wilson, Fair Work Commissioner

    Rohan Miller, Barrister, Victorian Bar

    Kate Sheridan, Principal Sheridan Legal

  • About Law Week

    The LIV is proud to sponsor Law Week 2020.

    About Law Week

    We believe that now, more than ever, people need access to vital information about their legal rights and responsibilities.

    Law Week is an annual festival that makes learning about the law easy.

    Discover how the law affects your life, find answers to your legal questions, meet the people who resolve your disputes and enforce our laws.

    The program includes free legal advice and information, topical panel discussions, interviews with prominent people, legal workshops and much more.

    This year, you can find the legal information you need and attend Law Week events from the comfort of your home, with webinars, on demand videos, phone consultations and much more.

    Celebrating Law Week’s 40th anniversary

    Law Week will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2020.

    From 18 to 24 May 2020, legal, community and educational bodies will deliver a range of exciting and informative events remotely, direct to your home. View the program.