Employers educated on law

All about labour matters, rules

A new course offered by the
Department of Employment Relations officials is aiming to help employers better
understand the Labour Law.

“We know that there are often
interpretation issues with specific areas of the law,” said Department Acting
Director Robert Whittaker explained.

Current crisis

“The current economic crisis is
forcing many companies to review their bottom lines and cut costs. This often
includes staff termination and redundancies. Our intention is, therefore, to
help companies understand any areas of the law with which they are unsure.”

The course covers issues such as
pre-employment, compliance, termination, employer responsibility, and labour
tribunal matters. Content can be personalised, based on each organisation’s

Registration is $1,000 for groups
of up to ten individuals, while pricing is negotiable for smaller groups and
includes all course materials and a completion certificate.