Kott Gunning’s Employment & Safety team offer a comprehensive service across employment matters, workplace relations, industrial relations and workplace health and safety.

Our team provide strategic and practical advice to a diverse group of clients and organisations, covering a broad range of industries with significant experience and a proven track record of successfully representing clients in relation to employment and workplace safety matters in the various courts, commissions and tribunals.

We focus on providing responsive, practical, commercial and valuable advice in order to achieve commercial outcomes.

Employment Law & Workplace Relations Services

  • Employment contracts, policy and procedure
  • Contractor arrangements
  • Organisational restructuring and retrenchments or redundancies
  • Misconduct, performance management and termination of employment
  • Defending unfair dismissal and adverse action claims
  • Stress claim management
  • Discrimination, harassment and bullying claims
  • Restraints of trade
  • Industrial action and disputes
  • Enterprise bargaining
  • Managing unions including right of entry

Workplace Health & Safety Services

  • Workplace health & safety compliance
  • Workplace health & safety prosecutions
  • Audits and inspections
  • Accident prevention strategies
  • Hazard mitigation advice
  • Incident investigations and advice
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Risk management assessments
  • WorkSafe, FairWork, WAIRC and other safety regulatory representation
  • Workplace Health & Safety reporting

Consulting Service

Kott Gunning are also able to offer a Workplace Health & Safety Consulting Service to assess current practices, develop policy and procedure and provide training in areas such as:

  • Risk management
  • Emergency management
  • Crisis management
  • Business continuity and recovery