Kathryn Rees

Senior Consultant Workplace Relations And Injury Management

[email protected]

08 8300 0000

Kathryn Rees is a Senior Consultant in HR, Workplace Relations and injury management at the South Australian Business Chamber.

Kathryn is a qualified lawyer and has over 10 years’ experience providing advice to employers on employment and industrial relations. Kathryn specialises in providing advice to employers on managing their legal obligations and risks as well as helping employers navigate the complex world that is employment relations and workers compensation.

Kathryn regularly represents employers in the Fair Work Commission, the South Australian Employment Tribunal and the Equal Opportunity Commission. Kathryn has acted for many employers ranging from small, medium to large, across a diverse range of industries. She has represented employers in complex unfair dismissal, general protections claims, underpayment claims, difficult workers compensation claims and discrimination claims.

Kathryn is experienced in conducting investigations for clients in relations to bullying and harassment matters and sexual harassment matters, she also regularly advises clients on complex industrial issues such as managing illness and injury in the workplace, performance management and disciplinary issues.

Kathryn is skilled in legal interpretation and is able to interpret the complicated nature of employment legislation and Modern Awards. Her aim is to provide practical and cost effective outcomes for employers in an empathetic manner.

As a qualified Mediator, Kathryn can also come into your business and provide mediation services relating to workplace matters.

Kathryn can be contacted on telephone 08 8300 0000 or [email protected].

Published by Kathryn Rees
30 Apr 2024
Unsure of your obligations when an employee requests unpaid leave?
7 Dec 2023
IMPORTANT: Limitations on fixed-term employment contracts
23 Nov 2023
High Court decision regarding rostering employees to work public holidays
17 Aug 2023
Are you aware of your obligations to comply with the ‘positive duty’ to eliminate sexual harassment?
17 May 2023
Don’t let Zombie Agreements come back to bite
20 Apr 2023
IMPORTANT REMINDER: Rostering employees to work on ANZAC DAY
4 Apr 2023
IMPORTANT EASTER ALERT: Rostering Employees to work Public Holidays
9 Mar 2023
Important changes to shutdown provisions in modern awards
15 Feb 2023
Why you NEED cyber policies in your workplace
14 Dec 2022
4 tips to avoid Workplace Christmas Party regrets
29 Nov 2022
Workplace sex discrimination bill passed. What you need to know
22 Nov 2022
Your ability to enforce pay secrecy clauses is about to become ancient history