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Solving Workplace Law Problems

PCC Lawyers is one of Sydney's leading boutique employment law practices, providing a high standard of excellence and an exceptional level of personal service.

Director Helen Carter, an accredited employment law specialist with twenty years' experience and her team of experienced employment lawyers and business advisers have worked in top tier law firms and businesses throughout Australia. They offer an exclusive and multidimensional approach to workplace law and HR which is based on a philosophy of developing and promoting healthy workplace relationships, minimising business risk, and proactively managing the impact of legal issues on organisations.

During our five years in legal practice we have helped different sized companies across a variety of industries and not-for-profit organisations to maximise their potential by working alongside them, spending time to understand their needs and using our expertise, experience and innovation to find practical hands-on solutions.  We have developed a unique and sought after practice that delivers results. 

Workplace Training

 

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Confidential Information

confidentialInformation

Confidential Information in the Electronic Age is an exciting new training package for small to medium businesses. This training package will help your business to identify and protect vital information and build a culture of protecting information.

For more information download the course brochure

Confidential Information in the Electronic Age

Workplace Diversity Training

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The Australian Human Rights commission recieved 2117 applications in 2012/2013.  This is a half day workshop which trains managers and employees to ensure that employer’s legal liability for unlawful discrimination and harassment is dramatically minimised.

For more information download the course brochure

  Workplace Diversity

Key Performance Indicators

KPI

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are an important mechanism that should be harnessed by employers to increase productivity and ensure growth. We offer a half day workshop on how to effectively implement KPIs to achieve optimum results for your business.

For more information download the course brochure

  KPI Brochure

Performance Management

perf-management

Despite best intentions performance management can often get off track as employers and managers try navigate the legal risks involved. PCC Lawyers offers a half day workshop to show employers and their managers how to carry out proper performance management.

For more information download the course brochure

  Performance Management Brochure

Workplace Bullying

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Helen Carter, Director of PCC Lawyers and Lucienne Gleeson, solicitor, provide a detailed training programme to assist businesses and their employees to understand their responsibilities in relation to awareness and reduction of bullying in their workplaces.

For more information download the course brochure

Bullying awareness

Media Centre

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Round Table: Discrimination

Round Table: Discrimination

PCC Lawyers hosted a Round Table discussion at the College of Law on 16th March 2016.  This time, the subject was Workplace Discrimination

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Swearing at Work

Swearing at Work

Helen Carter discusses swearing at work with Ross Greenwood on 2GB on Nionday 25th January 2016. 

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Round Table: Grievances

Round Table: Grievances

PCC Lawyers hosted a Round Table discussion at the College of Law on 22nd October 2015.  This time, the subject was Handling Employee grievances.

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Managing Sick Employees

Managing Sick Employees

PCC Lawyers hosted their quarterly seminar at the College of Law on 14th May 2015.  This time, the subject was Managing Sick and Injured employees. 

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The Dos and Don'ts of Employment Contracts

The Dos and Don'ts of Employment Contracts

PCC Lawyers hosted their quarterly seminar at the College of Law on 12th February 2015.  This time, the subject was Contracts of Employments, specificially discussion of what terms should, and should not, be contained in effective contracts. 

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Sick Leave

Sick Leave

Lucienne Gleeson discusses sick leave with Tom Elliot show on his 3AW on Friday 5th December 2014.

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Contracts and EBAs

Contracts and EBAs

Helen Carter discusses a recent developments in the formation of Contracts of Employments and Enterprise Agreements.

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Parental Leave

Parental Leave

Lucienne Gleeson discusses proposed changes to Parental Leave, and likely outcomes.

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FWC changes

FWC changes

Lucienne Gleeson discusses proposed changes to the Fair Work Commission and the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

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Penalty Rates

Penalty Rates

Helen Carter discusses a recent decision of the Full Bench of the Commission regarding penalty rates in the restaurant industry, and its implications on the future of penalty rates.

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New Bullying Jurisdiction

New Bullying Jurisdiction

Lucienne Gleeson discusses the new Bullying jursdiction of the Fair Work Commision, and how surprisingly little impact has been felt thus far on the workplace.

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Annual Industrial & Workplace Relations National Conference

Annual Industrial & Workplace Relations National Conference

Helen Carter was a presenter at the 6th Annual Industrial & Workplace Relations National Conference. She drew on her years of experience and spoke about the importance of businesses getting the redundancy process correct.

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Workplace Law

  • Advice and representation in workplace law matters
  • Contracts of employment
  • Termination, general protections and discrimination matters
  • Fair Work Act matters
  • Business security and restructuring

Human Resources Support

  • HR planning and strategic advice
  • Performance management
  • Policy drafting and implementation

Employment Advice: Individuals

  • Employment law advice
  • Termination of employment
  • Strategic advice and assistance in negotiating settlements
  • Representation in court or tribunal matters.

Workplace Training

  • Tailored In house training in all workplace issues
  • Training for managers and supervisors
  • Critical issues training

Workplace investigations

  • Investigations
  • Workplace conflict
  • Allegations of misconduct, harrassment, discrimination
  • public sector misconduct

Workplace Health and Safety

  • Advice on obligations
  • Investigations
  • Dealing with WorkCover
  • Representation for prosecutions
  • Directors’ and managers’ liability