Brigid advises both public and private sector clients on the full spectrum of employment, industrial and work health and safety (WHS) matters. Brigid has extensive experience working with clients from a range of industries including the financial services, retail, construction, government and manufacturing industries. As a former prosecutor for WorkCover NSW, Brigid has a deep understanding of WHS law, and conducting workplace investigations, as well as advising on termination of employment, discrimination, bullying and harassment issues.
Working with clients to draft various employment related documents including template employment agreements, and workplace policies and procedures.
Advising clients on a range of HR issues including performance management, misconduct, award compliance, termination and managing ill and injured workers
Contentious workplace matters and litigation
Advising on various contentious workplace matters including unfair dismissal claims, adverse action, breach of contract, discrimination and bullying complaints.
WHS Incident response
Advising a number of clients, including a major manufacturing company on various WHS incidents, including workplace fatalities and the resulting investigation
Safety management systems
Advising various clients on their WHS management systems, including reviewing and implementing policies and procedures and compliance with key WHS laws
Changes to NSW WHS laws create new offences and harsher penalties for duty holders
Amendments to the WHS Act and what employers should be doing in light of the amendments.
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