Business Update - Fair Pay Agreements (Mid-Canterbury)


With the Fair Pay Agreement (FPA) system set to take effect on 1 December, we invite you to this business and employment update with Paul MacKay, Manager Employment Relations Policy at BusinessNZ.

Facilitated by Jonathan Pow, Partner at Tavendale and Partners, this update is designed to assist small business employers to understand the complexities of this new Act and what their obligations and their role in the bargaining process may be.

We will cover: 
> What are Fair Pay Agreements (FPAs) and what they do
> The impact of FPAs on both employers and employees
 
Paul will be joined by a panel of experts to answer your questions:
> Michael Prisk, HR/ER Consultant, The Chamber
> Sara Jamieson, Partner, Head of Employment, Tavendale & Partners
 

Our Speakers

Paul MacKay has worked in employment relations in the private and public sectors. He was extensively involved in the post-1980 reforms in education, the environmental sector and the public service. Previous work included a range of roles in the energy sector, change management at Ernst & Young and General Manager Employment Relations at Carter Holt Harvey. Paul has been elected Employer Deputy Member of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation and Employer member of the ILO Standards Review Mechanism Group.

Sara Jamieson leads the Tavendale and Partners litigation and employment teams. She is an experienced advocate who is comfortable in the courtroom, having started out her career as a Crown Prosecutor. Following the 2011 earthquake Sara worked for the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission as a legal advisor and worked on the investigation into the collapse of the CTV building. Sara has resolved disputes for our clients in a wide range of areas, including relationship property, trust and estate litigation, neighbour disputes, breach of contract, negligence and insolvency.? She is also a trusted advisor for employer clients and has appeared in the Employment Relations Authority and Employment Court.

Michael Prisk is HR/ER Consultant for the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. His role involves providing advice, support and consulting services to members of the Chamber. In a varied career to date, Michael has worked for a trade union, been self-employed and carried out roles at a corporate level in the Health Sector. Prior to joining the Chamber, he has been employed by two councils as Human Resources Manager. Michael is currently working on a project plan with other colleagues to provide practical solutions to current labour market challenges around recruitment and retention of staff.

Pricing

Member: Free to attend
Tavendale and Partners Clients: Free to attend
Non Member: $25 + GST
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When
2/12/2022 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where
Tavendale & Partners Centre Level 1, 62 Cass Street ASHBURTON 7740 NEW ZEALAND
 

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