Events » Are You Employing People in the Screen Industry? (SYD)
Screen Producers Australia is holding an Industrial Relations Masterclass in Sydney on the industrial fundamentals that apply to all Australian screen production businesses.
INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL
Screen Producers Australia
Owen Johnston is our Manager, Industrial and Commercial Affairs. Owen manages negotiations for collective bargaining agreements on behalf of Screen Producers Australia with unions and guilds, terms of trade agreements with broadcasters, and provides industrial and commercial advice to members.
Ed joined TressCox in 2009 and has experience and carriage of a range of employment-centric corporate and commercial matters, including termination of employment, redundancy, restraint of trade, discrimination, occupational health and safety, bullying and harassment, workplace surveillance, company policies and general contract law.
Ed’s written work to date has included drafting of employment contracts and workplace agreements, company policies, advice on the range of matters described above, preparation of legal documentation including pleadings and briefs to counsel, as well as general day-to-day communication with clients and opposing solicitors.
From an advocacy perspective, Ed has represented clients in the Federal Court of Australia, the Administrative Decisions Tribunal, the NSW Industrial Relations Commission, Fair Work Australia and the Local Court. Ed has also conducted successful mediation and conciliation efforts in a range of matters.