Workplace Relations & Legal Services Summary

Printing Industries – Workplace Relations and Legal Services (WRLS)

The team for all occasions

The Workplace Relations and Legal Services (WRLS) team are committed to providing commercially driven strategic and practical advice and assistance to Printing Industries members nationally. The team will work with your business to avoid or minimise exposures and simplify complex legal issues. We will work closely with you to achieve your objectives. By joining Printing Industries you are becoming part of something specialised and industry specific.

We represent your business and we speak for the industry

Given the team’s diverse background, no one else has the depth or experience in the industry that can provide you with such cost effective advice and professional representation. If litigation is unavoidable we will act quickly and pro-actively to defend your business interests. Whether it’s representing your business specifically or the industry generally we always think of your needs. The team has extensive experience in state and federal jurisdictions and an excellent record. Our reputation with Government, Courts and Tribunals and the results we achieve for members speak for themselves.

Your Workplace Relations Resources

The team will provide you with what your business needs. We will assist your business to develop, implement and keep up-to-date legally compliant and best practice workplace policies, procedures and processes. By being part of Printing Industries you always have a broad range of resources available or we will customise something just for you.

Awards and rates of pay
We send you regular updates and any alterations to Awards that affect your business and can guide you through the complexities of interpreting and best applying them in your workplace. The team provide members with annual industry salary survey results that will assist to shape your workforce.

Employment contracts
Whether production employees, salespeople, administration staff or the Managing Director we have your business covered. We will draft specialised terms to protect your business and to avoid post employment pitfalls.

Workplace policies and procedures
 Whether it’s a No Smoking Policy or how to deal with an employee grievance, whatever your policy related needs are we have it or will draft it for you. Additionally, we will assist you to appropriately implement policies and procedures into the workplace.

Enterprise Agreements
We can guide your business through the complexities of enterprise agreement processes from designing negotiation strategies, drafting terms or navigating the Fair Work Commission.

Health and safety
Workplace health and safety is a primary obligation on employers. We can guide you through what your business needs to safeguard your employees and comply with relevant state and territory laws. We have a range of industry specific resources available as part of your membership.

Business Legal Issues

Mergers and transfer of business, consumer law rights and obligations, intellectual property issues, trading terms and conditions, leasing, skilled migration and personal property securities issues are some of the additional legal issues we can assist members to deal with.

But wait there’s more . . .

The team provide training and briefing sessions and webinars throughout the year on topical and relevant subjects to your business. We regularly provide communications and publications to members and look forward to hearing from members.

If you have any issues or questions in relation to our services and how we can help you, contact the Printing Industries Workplace Relations and Legal Services team on 1800 227 425. E: wrls@printnet.com.au Website: www.printnet.com.au