Work Place Relations Forum Dates

15 December 2016

DIARY DATES FOR 2017

We will provide details, agenda, and invitations closer to each event.

Melbourne Workplace Relations Forums - Meerkin & Apel (Prahran):

All are 10.00 am to 12.00 noon, except for the December meeting which will include lunch and drinks:

  • Friday, 17 March 2017

  • Friday, 16 June 2017

  • Friday, 8 September 2017

  • Friday, 8 December 2017

    Regional Workplace Relations Forums (10.00 am to 12.00 noon): 

  • Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Port Fairy - Moyne Shire

  • Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Wycheproof - Buloke Shire

  • Thursday, 23 March 2017

Shepparton - Greater Shepparton City

  • Friday, 24 March 2017

Morewell - Latrobe City

 

  • Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Colac - Corangamite CMA

  • Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Horsham - GWM Water

  • Thursday, 22 June 2017

Benalla - Benalla Rural City

  • Friday, 23 June 2017

Warragul - West Gippsland Regional Library

 

  • Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Warrnambool - Warrnambool City

  • Wednesday, 12 September 2017

Nhill - Hindmarsh Shire

  • Thursday, 14 September 2017

Echuca - Campaspe Shire

  • Friday, 15 September 2017

Leongatha - South Gippsland Shire

 

EB Discussion Group (10.00 am to 12.30 pm):

If you are in enterprise bargaining mode, the EB Discussion Group meetings are held on the first Friday of each month, except for January (no meeting). The first meeting for the year has been scheduled (see below) and future dates and locations will be advised:

  • Friday, 3 February 2017                 10.00 am to 12.30 pm - Moonee Valley City Council


Workshops - Know Your Award/NES & Position Descriptions/Classifications

We have scheduled full day workshops (9.00 am to 4.00 pm) for Know Your Award/NES and Position Descriptions/Classifications (Victorian Local Authorities Award) for the following dates:

  • Tuesday, 28 February 2017                      (Know Your Award/NES)

  • Wednesday, 1 March 2017                (Position Descriptions/Classifications)

  • Tuesday, 6 June 2017                            (Know Your Award/NES)

  • Wednesday, 7 June 2017                       (Position Descriptions/Classifications)

  • Tuesday, 17 October  2017                     (Know Your Award/NES)

  • Wednesday, 18 October 2017                 (Position Descriptions/Classifications)

     

    WORKSHOPs - Workplace Relations

    We have scheduled a full day WPR workshop (9.00 am to 4.00 pm) covering the legislative framework, industrial action, NES, awards and enterprise agreements (overview only), transfer of business, disciplinary guidelines, termination of employment, general protections, dealing with disputes, and right of entry. The first workshop has been scheduled for:

  • Tuesday, 7 February 2017

  • Tuesday, 15 August 2017

     

    WORKSHOPs - ENTERPRISE BARGAINING

    We have scheduled a full day Enterprise Bargaining workshop (9.00 am to 4.00 pm) covering the legislation and rationale, obstacles and difficulties, permitted content, mandatory provisions, commencement process and technical requirements, good faith bargaining, union claims, approval process, Better Off Overall Test (BOOT), sector outcomes and trends. The first workshop has been scheduled for:

  • Wednesday, 8 February 2017

    We will schedule further dates subject to demand.

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    We will distribute an invitation and agenda/information prior to each of the meetings above, and will provide details of the workshops, closer to each date. In the meantime, if we can assist with anything please call us.

T: +61 3 9510 0366 | F: +61 3 9510 0399

 

David Tozer

M: 0429 332 481

dt@meerkinapel.com.au

Elisa Kelly

M: 0412 962 022

ek@meerkinapel.com.au  

Rob Wall

M: 0429 380 660

rw@meerkinapel.com.au

Jarrod Reid

M:  0421 194 056

jmr@meerkinapel.com.au