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.
On November 9, 2023, the Supreme Court of Canada issued the long-awaited decision in R. v. Greater Sudbury (City). The outcome of the decision is that site owners will be considered to be “employers” with respect to health and safety obligations on construction projects. As a result, construction companies need to ensure they are adequately protected when entering into contracts for future projects.
On November 9, 2023 the Supreme Court of Canada issued the long-awaited decision in R v Greater Sudbury (City). The outcome of this decision has widespread and significant implications under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) that will impact municipalities in the future.
The classification of workers can have significant implications for employers, from compensation to risk management. This seminar will assist employers in navigating the strategic considerations that factor into organizing the workplace in a manner that best achieves their goals.
Freedom of information (FOI) coordinators responding to access requests need to balance a wide range of issues, from clarifying requests and arranging reasonable searches to preparing fee estimates, all within tight time frames. This program addresses a number of the strategic and practical considerations which go into responding to requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).
FOI Coordinators responding to access requests need to balance a wide range of issues from clarifying requests and arranging reasonable searches to preparing fee estimates all within tight time frames. This program addresses a number of the strategic and practical considerations which go into responding to requesters under FIPPA.
Due to the existence of hiring halls and the general less permanent nature of the employment relationship in the construction industry, many accommodation and re-employment obligations get overlooked. This session will address some of those obligations so you can learn how to avoid costly errors in respect to your own company.
As the end of another year quickly approaches, join us as we guide you through some of the key labour and employment developments of 2022.
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.
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.