Alert! Wage Theft and Powers of the Wage Inspectorate Victoria
Start time 29 Sep 2021 4:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 29 Sep 2021 5:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Live Stream Only
Speaker Kaitlyn Gulle, Partner, Lander & Rogers
Catering Not Included
Designed for Legal Practitioners
Product Code S21177
CPD Points:

Substantive Law: 1.0
$155.00
(includes GST)

Alert! Wage Theft and Powers of the Wage Inspectorate Victoria

1.0
29 Sep 2021 4:30pm - 29 Sep 2021 5:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Live Stream Only

After high profile cases of wage theft filled media in the last few years, the Wage Theft Act 2020 finally came into effect on 1 July 2021. The Act means that employers who deliberately and dishonestly underpay their employees can face criminal penalties.

This seminar will outline:

  • What are the penalties under the Act and who is held responsible – the difference for individuals vs companies;
  • How employer clients can ensure they are compliant under the Act;
  • How employer clients should manage employee underpayment claims;
  • What are the powers of the Wage Inspectorate Victoria;
  • How to prepare for an investigation if the Inspectorate or Fair Work a calls.

This is an important update for Employment Lawyers and In-House Counsel.

Presented by: Kaitlyn Gulle, Partner, Lander & Rogers

and

Jessica Miral, Lawyer, Lander & Rogers