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Overview Areas where Employers can Benefit from Strategic Negotiations – 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Presentation by: Sophia Duguay, Andrew J. Movrin and Grant R. Nuttal This presentation will discuss strategies and tactics to contain increasing labour and benefit costs of municipal employers as they relate to benefit packages, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)…

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Overview Mental wellbeing in the workforce has been one of the greatest continual challenges for employers across Canada and is especially difficult in this current uncertain environment. Employers must ensure they are up to date on their legal obligations and are following best practices to minimize their risk. What are the critical mental health issues…

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Overview Designed and taught by Canada’s leading pensions experts, this unique program will provide you with the key knowledge, practical strategies and guidance you need to succeed in the complex world of pensions. Overview of the Canadian Retirement System Different Types of Pension Plans: Defined benefit Defined contribution Multi-employer Jointly sponsored Public sector Canada/Quebec Pension…

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Topics Staffing – What is the Significance of the Sudbury Artbitration Managing the Fire Service in the Age of COVID Bargaining Update Labour Relation 101 – Workshop Diversity – Diversity/Trans Gender in the Fire Service – Transgender Focus Presentation – Fire Chief Award Top 10 Legal Trends of 2020 Social Connections Matter – Coping with…

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On November 25, 2020, Stephen Goodwin and Evon Gayle will be discussing emerging legal issues across Canada since the start of COVID-19 as businesses return to the workplace. This is the final session of a three-part fall series hosted by NFP on key topics in the group benefits sector. Agenda: Topics: Emerging Canadian Legal Issues…

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On November 24, 2020, Kathryn Bird will be co-presenting at the Skills for Change event  “Inclusion at Work: Building Responsive Workplaces for Existing and New Challenge”. Join the 11th annual Diversity@Work conference where Kathryn will be discussing the topic of “Discrimination in the Workplace – What Are Individual Rights?. Moving from inclusion policies to practice is…

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Employment contracts can be valuable part of your employment agreement, either as an employer or employee. However, there are a number of tricky issues that need to be correctly drafted to ensure that they are enforceable and achieve the intended goals. Agenda Topic Termination provisions Frustration of contract Restrictive covenants Arbitration clauses How contracts are…