2021 is a big year for faculty bargaining in the University sector. To ensure you are ready, we have put together a webinar that flags the hot topics in the sector as you prepare to head to the bargaining table.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an effect on human rights and created a new set of employment issues for companies… or has it?
Your new hire is alleging that she was sexually harassed by the VP Sales Canada at an industry event – and before you can investigate, the incident goes viral. You know how to run an investigation, but how will you manage everything else about the incident? And what happens when things go off the rails?
Student complaints of faculty misconduct are a rare event at many colleges. However, the means by which these complaints are investigated, managed and dealt with when they do arise are drawing increased scrutiny from the institution, the public and decision-makers. Join us for a webinar on the latest legal developments and best practices for addressing complaints in the college sector.
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.
Balancing the rights and interests of students versus those of faculty members in an ever changing human rights landscape is a day-to-day challenge for every university. Join us for a webinar on the latest legal developments and best practices.
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…
Overview Annual Update on Human Rights returns this year with another valuable program to bring you up to speed on substantive and procedural legal developments, as well as trends in remedies in human rights law. Gain perspectives from administrative, labour and employment, and constitutional law, as well as applied strategies and advice for your human…
Now, in its 17th offering, Annual Current Issues in Employment Law is your comprehensive program for staying current in the field.
Back by popular demand – our Professionalism Smorgasbord roundtable on legal ethics. The session is accredited for 1 hour of professionalism CPD and 30 minutes of EDI Professionalism CPD.
There’s no such thing as “textbook” accommodation. Whether your employee has a challenging physical or mental disability that impacts their ability to do the job, childcare problems that interfere with their performance, faith-related obligations or is in the process of transitioning, how you respond to that individual’s request – or don’t – can mean significant liability for your organization. Are you prepared?
This session is tailored to the practice of employment and labour law by in-house counsel. For the first 60 minutes, we will review and discuss ethical dilemma scenarios in small groups and then review the applicable Rules of Professional Conduct.
Overview Sharing Stories: Our Commitment to Equity
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 Developments in Academic Law – Six Minute Updates.
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.
This workshop focuses on essential investigation skills required by HR Professionals who are charged with investigating workplace incidents including: workplace harassment and violence complaints, discrimination and harassment complaints under the Human Rights Code, employee misconduct such as suspected sick leave abuse or time theft, and more!
Topic Towards an Intersectional Approach to Accommodating Gender Identity and Gender Expression: Case Law Update and Workshop. Agenda
Please join us for an update on key issues that impact social services organizations in Ontario, and a discussion of the latest legal developments and emerging trends. We will take a whirlwind look at a number of issues affecting your workplace and provide you with the practical tools…
Topic: Exploring Systemic Discrimination
Across North America there is an increasing need to address issues of equity and inclusion at all levels of higher education institutions. College administrators and faculty are essential leaders who can proactively create inclusive and equitable campus environments. The Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Inclusion (GCEI) is launching a unique Equity and Inclusion Specialist…
The purpose of this session is to provide University Counsel and Senior Academic Administrators with an overview of the latest legal developments affecting Universities. The University sector faces enormous economic and legal pressures that are driving rapid changes on campuses across Canada.
Change is a constant in the human resources world: ongoing developments in the law, whether through new legislation or the courts, and the rapid evolution of best practices create a fast-paced learning environment for human resources professionals.
Topic The New World of Disability Management, Accommodation and Sick Leave Agenda
The accommodation of disabilities is one of the most challenging aspects facing human resources professionals and in-house counsel for both employers and service providers. Ever-evolving jurisprudence, along with recent developments in legislation, have also imposed additional challenges, new obligations and in some cases require thinking “outside the box” as employers and service providers alike are faced with new and increasingly complex requests for accommodation.
Topic Making a Way: Mentorship and Career Sponsorship in the Age of Diversity
Topic What’s in a Name? Gender Identity, Gender Expression and the Duty to Accommodate for College Registrars This interactive session will review the duty to accommodate under the Ontario Human Rights Code and provide practical guidelines for deliver services to transgender, transsexual and gender non-conforming students.
Agenda Collective bargaining is seen as the most important labour relations initiative a unionized employer undertakes. It is a major event that will directly and indirectly impact the success of a business. At this Advantage session attendees will learn: The legal rights and limits on employer communications How to prepare a detailed and effective negotiation…
Topic Diversity, Change and Conflict Management