Workplace Relations

TCCI Workplace Relations provides comprehensive industrial relations advice to manage employment, statutory and legal requirements, including:

  • Coaching and education to prevent workplace disharmony and disruption
  • Investigations
  • Assistance and advice on the interpretation of the Fair Work Act 2009 and the National Employment Standards (NES)
  • Modern Award coverage and application, conditions of employment and transitional arrangements information specific to Tasmania
  • Assistance with planning and negotiating Enterprise Agreements
  • Assistance with the resolution of specific workplace issues
  • Advice concerning strategic workplace relations.

A pro-active approach, together with our expert knowledge of current workplace relations issues enables us to identify potential concerns before they become unmanageable, ultimately reducing the likelihood of costly disruption to the workforce.

Workplace Relations Services

Workplace Compliance Assessments

Workplace Compliance Assessments assist businesses to identify how compliant they are with relevant Modern Awards and the Fair Work Act 2009. The assessment identifies any issues that need to be addressed through a prioritised plan.  The assessment is a free service for TCCI members.


Enterprise Agreements

Specialist consultancy services are available to assist in the negotiation and drafting of Enterprise Agreements.  This includes assistance with meeting employer’s obligations to notifying employees of their representational rights, good faith bargaining, and the lodgement and registration process with the Fair Work Commission.  TCCI can help you get the most out of enterprise bargaining through:
  • Reviewing existing agreements and/or arrangements, and providing a comparison that can be used to assist members with the negotiation process
  • Providing strategic advice on available options and how best to negotiate with bargaining representatives
  • Drafting agreements or specific clauses  accurately reflect the intentions of the parties and meets legislative requirements
  • Representation in the lodgement and approval process with the Fair Work Commission.

Training and Education

Workplace relations and human resource management coaching and training programs can be designed specifically to meet business and participant needs.  TCCI can assist you in identifying the critical elements required for staff to perform at a peak level and develop a program to achieve your goals. 

TCCI's Internal Lawyer Abbey George offers a selection of training courses to suit all businesses.

HR Foundations

The one-day HR Foundations workshop covers the essential workplace relations information required for business compliance and in particular focuses on the “Big 5” issues that employers are consistently facing.

Visit TCCI Short Courses for dates.

Essentials and Foundations Training

These one-day Essentials or Foundations workshops cover HR and WHS basics as well as information on individual policies that relate directly to the topic.  Contact for more information. 


Human Resource Management Services

Ineffective human resource management systems can result in high staff turnover, industrial disputes, breaches of legislation, unfair dismissal claims, and more – all with significant effects on your business productivity and viability. TCCI offers services to assist you manage your human resource management systems effectively.  Our consultants can work with your management team in providing services directly related to assisting with:
  • performance management and investigation procedures
  • leadership and management style assessment and coaching
  • team building
  • strategic planning facilitation and implementation.