Who owns it? the collection and storage of specimen and data by employers”
The presentation will highlight the emerging trend of employers demanding access to their employees’ data and specimen, and the implications for workers, employers and service providers.
Keynote Speaker - Alana Heffernan
Alana Heffernan is the National Legal Counsel of the Electrical Trades Union of Australia.
Alana represents union members and officials in relation to a broad range of industrial and employment issues including dismissals, discrimination, disputes, adverse action complaints, workplace investigations, disciplinary proceedings and contract issues. She is experienced in appearing before the relevant courts and tribunals, as well as negotiating out of court settlements.
Alana has a particular interest in anti-discrimination law and has actively advocated for amendments to anti-discrimination law to include protections for victims of domestic violence. These proposed amendments have been supported and advocated for by various community and legal peak bodies, as well as the Australian Council of Human Rights Agencies.
Alana is an experienced advocate and her history in employment relations is diverse, having worked in private practice, for trade unions and for community organisations.
- Light Food and Refreshments will be provided
Address: 377 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW - Entry is via Entry is via the Unions NSW foyer
Attendees must arrive before 6:00pm, as the entrance doors lock, and late arrivals may not be able to be admitted.