The Schedule 2 Employers Group annual industry conference gathers Schedule 2 employers from across Ontario to learn about current issues and new advancements in the fields of workers’ compensation, disability management, employee wellness, and workplace health and safety.
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.
The occurrence of inappropriate conduct in the workplace can have a detrimental effect on the workplace as a whole and can lead to serious implications for municipalities and their human resources professionals.
Organizations are faced with a variety of employment issues. While you may be comfortable dealing with the issues that occur time and time again, others arise so infrequently that you may feel unprepared when they finally do. This session will address some of the less common matters that you may need to deal with in managing employment-related legal matters.
Incentive plans have been the subject of recent scrutiny by the courts, at times resulting in unfavourable decisions for employers and high payouts to employees. The specific wording of an incentive plan and how the plan was rolled out to employees play key roles in these decisions. From drafting, to rollout, to defending claims in litigation, understanding the life cycle of an incentive plan is critical to achieving your intended outcome.
In this session we will discuss what constitutes bad faith in the employment context, and how it applies to different phases of the employment relationship. We will address employer conduct leading up to termination, at the time of termination, during the post-termination period and during litigation—each of which can have an effect on an award for bad faith damages.
Mediation is becoming an ever-present fixture in all forms of employment litigation, whether that be in civil litigation or in matters before boards and tribunals. In this Advantage CPD webinar, we will discuss many issues surrounding mediations,
In this Advantage CPD webinar, we will explore strategies and best practices for managing litigation, including approaches to working with external counsel, settling litigation, evidence preservation and document production, and managing non-legal risk in the context of litigation.
Join Edward O’Dwyer as he and other expert panelists speak about summary trial essentials. This virtual program will provide valuable insights on topics including understanding what a summary trial is (and is not), strategic considerations when determining whether to request (or resist) a matter proceeding by summary trial, how to prepare your materials and evidence, and key strategies and common pitfalls when conducting a summary trial.
2021 is a big year for faculty bargaining in the University sector. To ensure you are ready, we have put together a webinar that flags the hot topics in the sector as you prepare to head to the bargaining table.