Through plenary sessions, our popular “whirlwind tour” and a number of smaller workshops, our Conference will cover a wide variety of labour and education law topics relevant to Human Resources Practitioners, Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Trustees.
Overview Topic: Sexual Harassment – Creating a Culture of Safer Workplaces This presentation will explore how employers can create safer workplaces for all employees with the development of advanced inclusion and equity policies and programs. The presentation will also explore opportunities to restore workplace relations, among workers directly involved, as well as bystanders, which have…
Join us at our 2019 Healthcare Conference which will cover a wide variety of topics relevant to human resources professionals within hospitals, long-term care facilities and other healthcare providers.
Since January 2018, workers have been entitled to WSIB benefits for chronic mental stress where the chronic mental stress is caused by a substantial work-related stressor such as workplace harassment and other criteria are satisfied. This Advantage CPD session will provide employers with a practical update on how this policy is being applied by the WSIB at each stage of claim adjudication, and how these WSIB claims may impact proceedings in other forums.
New coverage for chronic mental stress under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 will now apply to cases of workplace harassment. This change in legislation will impact existing legal practice relating to workplace investigations, dispute resolution, and litigation.
Over the course of two days, chief fire officers, senior municipal officials and human resource professionals hear from a team of legal experts, fire chiefs from across Ontario, and renowned international speakers that give insight, up-to-date knowledge and guidance into a wide range of labour relations issues that are currently impacting the fire service. Throughout…
Topics Case Law Update The New WSIB Chronic Mental Stress Policy Legalization of Cannabis When Good Employees go Bad Harassment: What it is, What it is Not Social Media: Policy Best Practices, Misconduct and Litigation Evidence Accommodation Hot Topics: Medical Marijuana, Addictions and Service Animals
Topic Join us for a small roundtable learning with four lawyers, all speaking on current hot HR topics including Workplace Mediation and Harassment Investigations, the new WSIB Chronic Mental Stress Policy, Duty to Inquire When a Disability is Thought to be Impacting Job Performance, and Marijuana in the Workplace.
Overview #METOO and Fire Service. Agenda
Since January 2018, workers may be entitled to WSIB benefits for chronic mental stress where the chronic mental stress is caused by a substantial work-related stressor such as an incident of workplace harassment. This Advantage CPD session will provide employers a better understanding of such claims, of best practices regarding mental stress in their workplaces and practical tips to reduce their liability.