Business Breakfast: Ask an HR Professional: COVID-19 and the workplace

11 November, 2021
$20 - breakfast included
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The emergence of COVID-19 across the globe has resulted in the need to change how we operate in day-to-day business.

Health and safety risk around COVID-19 has become a priority for businesses to manage. The NZ Government has recently announced a COVID-19 protection framework. Businesses need to understand this and how to manage staff and their employment rights.

𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗰𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿:

- COVID-19 risk assessment and mitigation such as masks & vaccination in the workplace.
- Employment rights within the context of a COVID-19 policy & the impact of different Alert levels.
- Employment laws relating to changing hours, making staff take annual leave, changing pay.

𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿: 𝗣𝗵𝘆𝗹𝗹𝗶𝘀 𝗚𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘆𝗻𝗲 – 𝗡𝗭𝗜𝗠 𝗛𝗥 𝗦𝗽𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘀𝘁

Phyllis is an experienced HR Generalist and Operations Manager; her background includes all aspects of human resources management and leadership development. In her varied roles she has supported professional services, manufacturing, and social service businesses. She has undertaken projects and day-to-day work covering recruitment / induction, personal development, performance management, employee relations and more.

Her passion is to provide great support for businesses, linking exceptional people development, management, and systems to the desired business outcomes. Phyllis has been providing HR support to a range of businesses over the past four years. They have benefited from her practical approach and continue to grow their own skills in managing people. During the training, you can bring your own practical issues for discussion, prepare an approach, and understand where you may need additional support.

𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗱𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘀:

7.30am - Buffet breakfast in the Oceanview Restaurant
8.00am - presentation in the conference room
8.20am - Q&A
8.30am - event closure


𝗣𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗻𝗼𝘁𝗲: if the COVID-19 alert level changes to 3 or above, this presentation will be moved to an online event and refunds will be processed.

DWC is also hosting a full day HRM for non HR workshop facilitated by NZIM on Thursday, 11 November. View information.

11 November, 2021
$20 - breakfast included
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