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Termination of Employment

Location Date Time Presented by
17 Oct
8.30am - 5.00pm
Blair Scotland Registrations closed

This highly topical workshop will be ideal for HR Advisors new to risk rich employment relations issues, HR Managers seeking a refresher and Managers with responsibility for often highly contentious and emotive disciplinary issues.

The following areas will be covered:

  • The legal concept of dismissal
  • Misconduct and serious misconduct defined
  • The disciplinary process
  • Poor performance defined
  • Managing poor performance
  • Medical incapacity
  • Resignation
  • Incompatibility and frustration
  • Personal grievances.

The workshop is designed to promote questions and in-depth discussion. Participants will be involved in case studies and will receive a workbook.

About the Presenter
Blair has over 16 years’ experience advising both public and private sector clients on employment matters.

He has worked in-house and externally and his clients appreciate his legal know-how combined with his pragmatism that only someone who has worked as an in-house employment relations specialist can provide.

About Dundas Street

Dundas Street is a specialist employment law firm based in Wellington. Their point of difference is that they have worked at the coal face and understand the practical issues facing employers. As well as being lawyers, they have worked in industrial relations roles and as in house advisors. The firm is led by Susan Hornsby-Geluk and Blair Scotland, who between them have over 40 years of experience in employment law. They are supported by Ros Webby, David Traylor, Megan Vant and Chloe Luscombe, Senior Associates, and Matt Harrop, Associate, who are all experienced and skilled advisors. Dundas Street has particular expertise in public sector employment issues, collective bargaining, change management, personal grievances and disputes, employment investigations, mediation and litigation. They work at the cutting edge of employment disputes and litigation and have acted for both employers and employees in several high profile cases.


HRINZ Member Non Member
Earlybird Fee* $800.00 +GST $1,255.00 +GST
Standard Fee $900.00 +GST $1,395.00 +GST


*Early bird (EB) price available when you register and pay before the date/s listed below:

Course Course Date EB* Date Ready to Register?
17 Oct
19 Sept
Registrations closed

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