The office Christmas party, with the release of a new movie featuring Jennifer Aniston, is a hot topic this year. It seems employers are keen to understand their legal risks and obligations and what precautions they should take when planning and hosting events.
The office Christmas party, with the release of a new movie featuring Jennifer Aniston, is a hot topic this year. It seems employers are keen to understand their legal risks and obligations and what precautions they should take when planning and hosting events. In an interview for Radio National’s Law Report Athena Koelmeyer discusses the risks and recent litigation associated with office Christmas parties. The interview can be accessed via the ABC Radio National Law Reports home page and the ABC Radio National Law Report podcast via Apple’s Podcast App.
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Workplace Law is excited to be adding yet another sport to our growing and diverse sports industry client portfolio. We are pleased to announce that we will be supporting Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL) with legal advice and support across governance and constitutional matters, employment issues, tribunal/disciplinary matters, sponsorship and broadcast arrangements and competition matters.
Workplace Law is proud to announce that our Managing Director, Athena Koelmeyer has been appointed to the Board of the City of Sydney Basketball Association. Athena has a genuine passion for the sport of basketball which along with her legal and governance expertise made this what she described as a ‘dream appointment’.
In our effort to continue to support women in sport, we are excited to announce our partnership with the newly founded Burraneer Women’s Rugby Club and adding them to our Female Champions program. Workplace Law's Director & CEO, Shane Koelmeyer is also a part of the Club's inaugural Board.