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April 2016

Canadian Educators Conference on Mental Health

7 April, 2016 - 8 April, 2016

Canadian Educators Conference on Mental Health brings together 300+ educators and school board leaders to discuss ‪#‎mentalhealth issues, learn about the latest research and best practices, and distribute tools, techniques and action plans to implement in their daily work with students! Early bird registration ends: March 10, 2016. Visitez www.cecmh.ca pour plus de renseignements.

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September 2016

Breakfast Seminar Series – New Legal Requirements for Preventing and Investigating Workplace Sexual Harassment: Are You Compliant?

8 September, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

  Presented by: Colleen Dunlop and Amanda Sarginson Coming into force on September 8, 2016, Bill 132, the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), 2016, amends the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) to introduce new and onerous requirements for Ontario employers. In addition to updating workplace harassment policies, procedures and employee training, employers must now also ensure that proper investigations are conducted and reports are produced whenever an allegation of sexual harassment…

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October 2016

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION: Managing Risks and Avoiding Pitfalls

6 October, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Emond Harnden LLP and Patry Law invite you to a complimentary seminar on managing ATIP risks in public procurement Presented By:  Porter Heffernan, Emond Harnden LLP and Lise Patry, Patry Law Access to Information requests are a popular tool for unsuccessful bidders and others interested in obtaining information about public procurement processes. With the Federal Government’s pending reforms to the Access to Information Act, we expect to see the volume of such requests increasing. Requests arising from procurement processes are a…

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November 2016

Breakfast Seminar – Labour Arbitration Update

2 November, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Paul Lalonde, J.D. Sharp For Managers, Human Resources and Labour Relations professionals, keeping on top of the important arbitration decisions that affect your unionized workplace is a critical task. Join us as our lawyers review and present the merits and implications of some of this year’s key arbitration decisions.  Participants will be provided with an understanding of the current state of the law, as well as practical implications for best practices in their workplace. Specific topics will include: An employer’s…

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December 2016

LSUC – 5th Annual Human Rights Summit

8 December, 2016

The Law Society of Upper Canada's Annual Human Rights Summit is the opportunity to hear leading practitioners, arbitrators, and tribunal members analyze the most critical topics in the burgeoning field of human rights law. Kecia Podetz will present on accommodating workplace stress, mental disability and other invisible disabilities. For more information, visit the event's website.

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January 2017

2016 Employment Law Year End Wrap Up

18 January, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am

  Presented by: Jacques A. Emond and Porter Heffernan As an executive, corporate counsel, human resources practitioner or other professional responsible for human resources within your organization, it is important to keep abreast of legal issues affecting the workplace, but it is often difficult to find the time to dedicate to remaining current. In this fast-paced breakfast seminar, our lawyers will summarize for you the most important employment law and legislative developments from 2016.  These short summaries will provide you…

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April 2017

Breakfast Seminar Series – Managing the Aging Workforce

5 April, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Presented by Kecia Podetz and Amanda Sarginson With an aging population, the abolishment of mandatory retirement, and the financial need of many Canadians to keep working for longer come unique challenges, many of which the executives, corporate counsel, and human resources practitioners within your organization may already be experiencing. Please join our lawyers on April 5, 2017, as they share practical tips for organizations to avoid falling prey to costly stereotypes, and confidently navigate the legal requirements related to managing…

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June 2017

Breakfast Seminar Series – Bill 148: Proposed Changes to Ontario’s Labour and Employment Laws

28 June, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

On June 1, 2017, the Ontario government introduced Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which, if passed, would result in sweeping changes to labour and employment laws in Ontario. While the proposed increase to the minimum wage has received the most attention in the media, there are numerous other proposed changes that will also have a significant impact on employers. Join us on June 28, 2017, as our lawyers provide an overview of the proposed changes to…

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September 2017

Breakfast Seminar Series – Labour Arbitration Update

28 September, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am

Speakers: Paul Lalonde and J.D. Sharp For Managers, Human Resources and Labour Relations professionals, keeping on top of the important arbitration decisions that affect your unionized workplace is a critical task. Join us as our lawyers review and present the merits and implications of some of this year’s key arbitration decisions.  Participants will be provided with an understanding of the current state of the law, as well as practical implications for best practices in their workplace. Bill 148 and the…

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November 2017

Breakfast Seminar Series – Pay Equity – Are You Compliant

15 November, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the enactment of Ontario’s Pay Equity Act. Although the law has been in place for 30 years, the obligations that it places on employers have not remained static. In addition, the federal government has committed to implement proactive pay equity legislation for federally-regulated employers before the end of 2018. Are you a provincially-regulated organization with more than 10 employees? If so, are you confident that you understand your pay equity obligations and that your organization…

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