Employment Relations Workshop

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Performance and conduct management, and workplace investigations


Piper Alderman is pleased to offer a masterclass in our Sydney office on performance and conduct management, and workplace investigations.

In this half day interactive workshop we will be covering:

  • Performance management policies and procedures – the good, the bad and the ugly (if you are comfortable sharing, please bring yours along)
  • Striking the balance between informal intervention and formal performance management procedures
  • Documenting performance management discussions, formal and informal
  • Setting performance goals and ensuring the right follow up is completed
  • Drafting warnings
  • Managing the role of the support person
  • The decision to terminate – options and risk management
  • How to deal with common side tracks and complicated scenarios
  • When to conduct workplace investigations
  • Who should conduct investigations
  • How to conduct best-practice investigations
  • Concluding investigations, including making findings and initiating disciplinary action

Attendees will also be provided with a workbook and USB device that includes some sample documents.

Ben Motro, Special Counsel
Ben’s primary area of expertise is in employment and industrial relations, acting as a trusted advisor to clients in all areas of employment law, industrial relations, and work health and safety. Ben has also successfully defended numerous clients in the Fair Work Commission, including in relation to unfair dismissal claims relating to performance and conduct.

Piper Alderman will provide a full refund of the cost of the session ($525 inc GST) when 5 business days or more notice of your cancellation is provided in writing. The surcharge incurred to process payments is non refundable.

A discount is available for three or more registrations from the same company. For further information, please contact our events team by email.


Cost: $525 inc GST (per person)
CPD: 2.5 points

Registration fee includes:

  • Morning tea
  • Piper Alderman workshop pack on a USB memory stick
  • Certificate of Attendance

A tax invoice will be issued for payment upon registration


Wednesday, 24 July
9.00am start
12.00pm end

Level 23, Governor Macquarie Tower
1 Farrer Place