‘Industrial relations’ generally refers to the interactions and relations between employers, employees, industry associations, unions, and state bodies and the issues that arise within them.
The relationship between an organisation and its employees influences its performance, profitability, and reputation.
To effectively manage workplace relations, employers and employees should understand the key laws and regulations governing the workplace and enlist professional advice when necessary to help navigate the many issues that arise during the employment relationship.
Managing Workplace Disputes
Why choose DKL?
At DKL, we have expertise in all areas of industrial and workplace relations to assist employers and employees to proactively manage their workplaces and, address workplace issues, respectively.
Our industrial relations team is led by Sonia Chandra, Partner, who has extensive experience working for and with unions. To name a few, Sonia has experience in representing employers in consultation disputes, bargaining for enterprise agreements (as both employer and at a union) and helping employees take protected industrial action.