In the ever-evolving landscape of workplace rights and responsibilities, the concept of the Right to Disconnect has emerged as a crucial consideration for both employers and employees alike. To shed light on this critical topic, we are thrilled to announce a free webinar in collaboration with Mills Oakley, where practical law experts will provide clarity and insights into this new right.

What is the Right to Disconnect?

The Right to Disconnect encompasses the fundamental notion that employees should have the ability to disengage from work-related communications and tasks outside of their designated working hours. It aims to strike a balance between work and personal life, promoting employee well-being and productivity.

Purpose and Implementation

Our webinar will delve into the purpose behind the Right to Disconnect and how it will operate in practical terms within various organisational contexts. Understanding the intricacies of this right is essential for employers to ensure compliance and foster a healthy work culture.

Exploring Key Issues

We will address critical issues surrounding the Right to Disconnect, including its intersection with reasonable additional hours, work health and safety regulations, and the prevention of discrimination in the workplace. By exploring these topics, employers can navigate potential challenges and develop effective strategies for implementation.

Dispute Mechanisms and Next Steps

Navigating disputes related to the Right to Disconnect requires a clear understanding of the mechanisms available. Our webinar will provide insights into resolving conflicts and outline the next steps for employers to address issues that may arise proactively.

About the Speaker

The webinar will be delivered by Nade Petreska, Associate in Workplace Relations, Employment, and Safety at Mills Oakley. With expertise in employment law, Nade will provide practical guidance and actionable insights tailored to the needs of employers.

Webinar Details

  • Date and Time:
    • Thursday, 16 May 2024 at 2 pm AEST
    • Tuesday, 21 May 2024 at 2 pm AEST
  • Duration: 45 minutes (including Q&A session)

Registration and Resources

Registration for the webinar is free, and participants will receive a live recording, slides, and practical resources following the session. This comprehensive package will equip employers with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complexities of the Right to Disconnect.

Stay Ahead of the Game

In today’s dynamic work environment, staying ahead of legislative reforms is paramount. Our webinar offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable insights into the Right to Disconnect, empowering employers to foster a healthy work-life balance and promote employee well-being.

Take advantage of this informative session. Register now to secure your spot and take the first step towards understanding and implementing the Right to Disconnect in your organisation.