The 2013 program focused on recent important developments in the field of labour and employment law, with an emphasis on practical and proactive management advice.
Our Keynote Panelists included Mr. Stephan Swinkels, Executive Director of L&E Global, Dr. Kara Preedy, Partner at Pusch Wahlig Legal (Germany) and Mr. John Sander, Managing Partner at Jackson Lewis LLP (USA). The Panel discussed the differences between European and North American employer-union relations.
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|9:00 – 9:05||Opening Remarks||Roy Filion|
|Key Note Panel|
|9:05 – 9:45||Europe vs North America: How Employers Deal with Trade Unions
|Hot Topics and Practical Advice|
|9:45 – 10:00||Unlocking Keays: The Latest on Bad Faith Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Actions||Donald Jarvis|
|10:00 – 10:20||Mental Health Issues in the Workplace [Seminar2013 Mental Health in the Workplace.pdf]||Jamie Knight|
|10:20 – 10:40||Blue Mountain Decision: When Must Employers Report “Workplace” Accidents Suffered by Non-workers?||Chris Little|
|10:40 – 11:00||Coffee Break|
|11:00 – 11:20||What’s New in Human Rights: The Pinto Report and Other Updates||Melanie McNaught|
Key Labour and Employment Law Developments
|11:20 – 12:05||(i) Mine vs. Yours: Competing Human Rights||Lauren Chang MacLean|
|(ii) Family Matters: Recent Developments in Family Status and Accommodation||Carla Nassar|
|(iii) Break out the Rake: A Review of a Pile of ProposedESA Leaves||Chris Sinal|
|(iv) Employers Gone Wild: Jailhouse Rock Edition||Brian MacDonald|
|(v) When is a Health and Safety Violation Just Cause for Dismissal?||Alexa Sulzenko|
|12:05 – 12:35||The Internet, Email, Social Media
and the Office
|David Wakely – Moderator|