have the in-depth understanding that is critical to
solving the challenges you face..."
WORKPLACE RELATIONS SERVICES
> Dispute Settlement
> Award Supply Service
Our Workplace Relations Advisers and Advocates
are professionals with the specialist experience to
provide considered, appropriate and timely advice based
on practical industry involvement. Indicative issues
Audits in a broad range of industries in both the
private and public sectors
Award interpretation and advice on all State and Federal
Relations Strategic Planning covering planning, work
enterprise agreements, awards restructuring, analysis
of appropriate industrial
cases before Federal Australian Industrial Relations
Bench, Queensland Industrial Relations Commission
Full Bench, and Queensland Industrial Court.
Value Exercises (Negotiation and Arbitration)
negotiation and certification of Union and Non-Union
Agreements, both State and Federal
and Federal National Wage/Safety Net Adjustments Hearings
Management ( including investigation)
Dismissal, Conciliation and Arbitration in all States
Harassment and Workplace Harassment cases
Bargaining (Negotiation and Implementation)
ON-LINE RESOURCES & SERVICES
We are committed to ongoing service enhancement through
the utilisation of technology. Enjoy 24 hour convenience
through our range of online services.
Award Subscription Services
Now you can access your Awards and Wagesheet information
directly via you computer and allocated password. A
feature of this updated service is automatic notification
of any Award amendments via e-mail, as they happen.
Free Award-related telephone advice is
still included in the service, and now has the added
provision of Award Wage Sheets as a standard feature
along with Workplace Updates, Public Holiday information,
Termination of Employment, Introduction of Changes -
Redundancy (TCR) information, information on Passive
If you need further information or assistance
call Sue Hayes directly on (07) 3833 1207
can guarantee you continuity of representation..."
UNFAIR DISMISSAL / DISCRIMINATION
* Prevention * Representation
For employers, continuity of representation
is vital in Unfair Dismissal and Discrimination cases.
Just as vital is the specialist knowledge that can help
prevent these cases from developing in the first place.
Livingstones provide direction on the
procedures necessary for effecting dismissals lawfully,
and for avoiding Discrimination and Workplace Harassment
Should Unfair Dismissal Claims be lodged,
we also have the means to represent your organisation
in Conciliation Conferences and Arbitration, in both
the Federal and State jurisdictions. Similarly, we can
represent you in the Queensland Anti-Discrimination
Commission and Tribunal, and in the Human Rights and
Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC).
A partnering relationship with Livingstones
means you have the tools to prevent problems before
they happen, and to resolve those that prove unavoidable.
have the right skill sets for your needs..."
* Negotiation * Implementation
Ideally, enterprise agreements should
deliver fair wages for employees without threatening
management's corporate and business objectives.
Livingstones have been heavily involved
with all facets of Enterprise Bargaining from its original
inception, through voluntary employment agreements,
to its current manifestation under the Industrial Relations
Some examples of our negotiating skills
implementing the first 'multi-hiring provision' in
agreement (now the 'norm' in the tourism and hospitality
standardised terms and conditions of employment at
multi- award workplaces
single awards for employers with national operations
of a number of non-union enterprise agreements
competency based wages structures to replace classification
based wages structures across a range of industries
LIVINGSTONES' ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
Unique to Livingstones, this partnership process
uses a holistic approach to shape Enterprise Agreements
that tap into the needs and commitment of the workforce,
while strengthening the overall effectiveness of the
organisation. The Enterprise Development Team involves
the use of various skills including Team Development,
Facilitation, Strategic Planning, Problem Solving etc
to create the best possible outcome for management and