THE first round of AMMA’s popular Industry Briefings for 2015 will commence this week with AMMA members invited to receive the latest on new policy developments, workplace trends and important Fair Work rulings, as explored by AMMA’s own workplace relations experts.

Learn what your organisation can gain from participating in these insightful free-of-charge events, hosted by your national resource industry employer group, AMMA:

Adelaide AMMA Industry Briefing

Thursday 19 February 2015
Nandina East Room | Majestic Roof Garden Hotel | 55 Frome Street, Adelaide SA
4:00pm – 5:00pm Seminar | 5:00pm – 6:00pm Networking & drinks

  • The IR agenda for 2015 – A brief update on the status of changes to the Fair Work Act and the Productivity Commission review.
  • Drug and alcohol testing: What’s the latest? – A review of some recent Fair Work Commission decisions and a look at the impact of masking agents and synthetic drugs on workplace policies.
  • Tricks and traps in workplace investigations – Learn lessons from the Fair Work Commission and hear about the implications for employers.

Brisbane AMMA Industry Briefing

Tuesday 24 February 2015
Raffles I & II Room | Stamford Hotel | Cnr Edward & Margaret Streets, Brisbane QLD
7:00am – 9:00am | Hot breakfast included

  • Conducting effective workplace investigations – Learn how to prepare, conduct and report on workplace investigations relating to grievances, misconduct, performance and other matters.
  • Redundancy or alternative acceptable employment? – Ensure you are protecting your organisation. Receive guidance on redundancy options, entitlement reductions and ‘acceptable alternative employment’.

Perth AMMA Industry Briefing

Thursday 26 February 2015
Grand River Ballroom | Pan Pacific Hotel | 207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA
7:00am – 9:00am | Hot breakfast included

  • The IR agenda for 2015 – From immediate changes coming into play, to the Productivity Commission’s longer-term review of the whole IR system, stay on top of the latest workplace developments and ensure your interests are represented in AMMA’s lobbying efforts.
  • Tricks and traps in workplace investigations – Learn lessons from the Fair Work Commission and get insight on the implications for employers.

Melbourne AMMA Industry Briefing

Wednesday 4 March 2015
Bourke 1 Room | RACV City Club | Level 2, 501 Bourke Street | Melbourne
7:00am – 9:00am | Hot breakfast included

  • Workplace relations reform in 2015 – From immediate changes coming into play, to the Productivity Commission’s longer-term review of the whole IR system, stay on top of the latest developments and ensure your interests are represented in AMMA’s lobbying efforts.
  • Drug and alcohol testing – Receive expert insight on recent decisions from the Fair Work Commission and learn how masking agents and synthetic drugs can impact workplace drug and alcohol testing policies.
  • Tips on achieving sustainable business outcomes for 2015 – From negotiating agreements to designing employee retention strategies, learn how your human resources team can inspire positive outcomes for your business this year.

Zeehan, Tasmania AMMA Industry Briefing

Friday 20 March 2015
Bluestone Village Complex | Zeehan Highway | Zeehan TAS
10:00am – Midday | Light lunch served

  • Conducting effective workplace investigations – Learn how to prepare, conduct and report on workplace investigations relating to health and safety incidents, bullying and workplace grievances.
  • Workplace relations reform in 2015 – From immediate changes coming into play, to the Productivity Commission’s longer-term review of the whole IR system, stay on top of the latest developments and ensure your interests are represented in AMMA’s lobbying efforts.

Sydney AMMA Industry Briefing

Thursday 5 March 2015
Composite Room | SMC Conference & Function Centre | 66 Goulburn Street, Sydney NSW
7:00am – 9:00am | Hot breakfast included

  • Workplace relations reform in 2015 – From immediate changes coming into play, to the Productivity Commission’s longer-term review of the whole IR system, stay on top of the latest developments and ensure your interests are represented in AMMA’s lobbying efforts.
  • Redundancy or alternative acceptable employment? – Ensure you are protecting your organisation. Receive guidance on redundancy options, entitlement reductions and ‘acceptable alternative employment’.

Click here to register your attendance at your local AMMA Industry Briefing.