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Advantage CPD: Never Say Never – How the Law of Limitations Can Protect You

Every employer has a fear that a plaintiff (or plaintiffs!) will come out of the wood work with a claim from years ago, when all of the witnesses and maybe even the key documents are long gone. But do not fear. The law of limitations can help, if you know what to do and have the right targeted strategy…

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Advantage CPD: Labour Relations – It’s 2017 and Everything Old is New Again

With the new Saskatchewan Employment Act, pending federal labour law reforms, Alberta’s Bill 4 amending who has the right to strike and Ontario legislation under review, the labour relations world appears to be filled with change – and yet for practitioners many of these changes seem familiar. For those operating under collective agreements, change is less certain…

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Advantage CPD: Professionalism Smorgasbord

We are back with our ever popular roundtable on legal ethics, just in time to meet your professionalism CPD requirements for 2016. This session is accredited for 1.5 hours of professionalism.

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Advantage CPD: Privilege – What You Need to Know

Privilege is a complex issue. It is important to identify and know how to deal with issues of privilege when they arise, which is frequently. You must know when privilege will attach to communications and information. You must also understand how privilege applies prior to (and in the course of) litigation, and in the context of settlement offers and employee terminations..

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Advantage CPD: Health and Safety at Work: An OHSA Update

With constantly evolving employer obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”), including the recent coming into force of new substantive workplace harassment legislation, it is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to keep up with their health and safety obligations.

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Making Sense of the Changing Workplaces Review

Since May 2015, two government-appointed Special Advisors have been undertaking the Changing Workplaces Review to consider the changing nature of the workplace, the causes behind those changes, and whether the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and the Employment Standards Act, 2000 require amendments to meet the challenges of today’s workplaces…