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.
Join key members of our WSIB practice group to gain new tools and takeaways for your WSIB toolbelt. We will explore key recent caselaw and use practical scenarios to provide you with practical insights to apply to your challenging cases. This session will include tips for the seasoned WSIB coordinator tackling increasing claim costs as well as strategic insight for the general practitioner seeking to understand the implications of WSIB claims on employment matters.
The 2022 OAPC Spring Education and Labour Relations Symposium will be taking place in person and online this year.
Knowing how to manage the accommodation process related to an individual’s code-defined disability can be a day-to-day challenge for employers and service providers alike. Join us as we discuss the legal obligations and best practices to keep in mind as they relate to disability management.
Please note registration for this event is now closed. Fee: Complimentary Overview Police services boards have recently been faced with a growing number of members who have been determined to be completely disabled from police work. It is important for boards to understand their obligations in terms of accommodating these members, their options with regards…
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…
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way companies operate. Employees working from home is our new normal and this new reality means a number of unique issues for your organization.
As the government starts lifting or relaxing certain orders and directives made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, employers are turning their mind to reopening their workplaces. In order to ensure a successful return to work in a COVID-19 world, it is crucial that employers turn their minds to the unique labour and employment considerations that will impact returning to the workplace, including employment standards requirements, health and safety obligations, human rights issues, privacy rights, the impact on pension and benefits, and potential litigation risks.
Topics include: Labour Relations 101 Workshop, Labour Relations 201 – Mock Arbitration, Urban Breakout Session, Suburban/Rural Breakout Session, Bargaining Update, The Fire Chief’s Survival Guide, Legal Update – Top 10 Legal Challenges of the Year, Fireside Chat: “Ask the Arbitrator”, Attendance Management, Accommodation of Pregnant Fire Fighters.
Change is a constant in the human resources world, particularly for Ontario’s school boards. Ongoing developments in the law, whether through new legislation, arbitrations or the courts, and the rapid evolution of best practices create a fast-paced learning environment for human resources professionals, directors of education, supervisory officers and trustees.
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.
Overview Essential Services Agreement Update – Lessons Learned WSIB Update – What Stresses Do You Need to Worry About? Human Rights – “Riding as the 3rd Paramedic” and Managing Gender Accommodation Issues Dealing with Intoxicants in the Workplace Bill 148 ESA Update – Are You Complaining or Not? Sexual Harassment and the #MeToo Movement EMS…
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 New and Notable Developments Legal and policy Tips for claim management and cost containment How policies are being applied
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.
Overview Essential Ambulance Services Agreement Update WSIB Update – Stresses to Worry About Human Rights Update Intoxicants in the Workplace Bill 148 Update – Which End is Up? Sexual Harassment and “#Metoo” Emergency Services Bargaining Landscape Update
Join us as we discuss these latest legal developments and more as we present effective tips, strategies and best practices that can help your organization stay on the leading edge of human resources management.