Geelong is a thriving city, home to some of the best industrial and public sector employers in Australia.
Our team of lawyers has decades of experience in providing strategic advice when industrial issues arise and will consider industry factors relevant to your business.
We can assist you in the ongoing management of industrial relations, from the commencement of the collective bargaining process, throughout negotiations with employees and unions, and concluding with the signing of a new enterprise agreement.
If you are entering enterprise bargaining and negotiations, our lawyers can review your current structures and practices, and advise on amendments to the agreement. We can assist you with drafting new terms that cover your employer/employee relationships, revising who will be covered by the agreement, and instructing on your legal requirements to pay remuneration in accordance with any relevant Award.
However, sometimes disputes with your employees and their representatives cannot be avoided. Industrial action can be costly and stressful. Our workplace specialists can protect you through the dispute process and help you attain the best outcome for both your business and your employees.