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Featuring: Elisha Jamieson-Davies Overview Counselwell’s National Employment Law Forum is a two half-day virtual event (February 22 and March 1, 2023) for legal counsel and human resources professionals covering critical employment issues for employers across Canada. In her session, Elisha Jamieson-Davies will review the key factors which help determine whether someone is an independent contractor,…

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Ontario’s Bill 27, the Working for Workers Act, 2021, has proposed several amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000. Major changes include the prohibition of non-compete agreements, new licensing requirements for temporary help agencies and recruiters, and the adoption of a right-to-disconnect policy for employers with 25 or more employees.

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The OBA’s full-day program will review the latest developments in litigating an employment law file. Expert faculty will review both the foundational law and emerging issues. The program includes a focus on litigation strategy, providing you with the necessary skills and best practices you need to successfully represent your clients at every stage in the litigation process.


In this workshop, we will discuss the various technologies employers can utilize within the workplace (including GPS, computer monitoring, video surveillance, biometrics, etc.) and what legal implications come from the use of such technologies. We will review privacy and other compliance requirements to consider, and we will discuss how technology can benefit your investigation.


The university sector is faced with varied challenges and legislative changes on a regular basis. This session will delve into some of the latest decisions and legal developments affecting the sector.