Join two leading experts as we have an open discussion around Australia’s legal update in this new future of work.

Richard Breden

Chris Gianatti

Learn about the speakers

With everything that has happened in the world in 2020, you could be forgiven for not keeping up to date with the major legislative changes, decisions and trends affecting your workplace, your people and their pay. The one constant in Australian industrial law is that it is always changing, with the past and present year being no exception.

Join Richard Breden and Chris Gianatti as they walk through the top legal issues of 2020, and what’s in store in 2021.

What is going to be covered:

Our goal is to equip you with the right information so you and your team can take care of business in 2021.

  • Key Court Decisions
    • Workpac v Rossato High Court Appeal
    • Qantas Stand Down
    • Uber Eats Decision: Gig Economy Workers
      • Employees or Contractors
  • Wage Criminalisation – An Update
  • Government’s Proposed Industrial Reform
  • Workplace Flexibility through a WHS lens

Meet the Speakers

Richard Breden

General Manager, Ascender

Richard is the General Manager for ANZ Cloud Services at Ascender. He has an extensive background in Workplace Relations, HR and HR Tech. Prior to Ascender, Richard founded enableHR, a cloud based HR solution and has over 20 years experience in championing HR and Payroll’s importance within an organisation.

Chris Gianatti

Director, KHQ Lawyers

Chris worked for a number of years with Corrs before moving in-house to Telstra as HR Legal Counsel for the “Factory”. He was also a key strategic advisor to Telstra’s COEs for Workplace Relations, Talent&OD and Remuneration, as well as also being a major advisor to Payroll, Vendor Management and Corporate Security on employment issues.  Prior to joining KHQ, Chris was a partner at a national workplace relations boutique based in Melbourne.