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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.

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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.

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2018 Toronto Client Conference

April 5, 2018 - May 3, 2018

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.

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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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Topic: Employment Litigation Round-Up: 2016 in Review Overview Staying abreast of the latest employment cases by joining us for an overview of key decisions of 2016 that in-house counsel need to know.  The cases involved issues such as entitlement to bonuses through a reasonable notice period, a cautionary tale about expelling a partner from a…

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What now? That is the question many federal employers are asking themselves following the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. In that decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the “unjust dismissal” provisions of the Canada Labour Code prohibit without cause dismissals of non-unionized employees…

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2016 Toronto Client Conference

April 5, 2016 - April 28, 2016

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.

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Materials Agenda With human rights-related litigation and Applications at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario on the rise, employers and service providers alike must be prepared to address and manage these increasingly complex and critical issues within their organizations. From harassment and accommodation, to attendance management and benefits, human rights issues can impact a broad…

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Materials Agenda Discovery is a key stage of the litigation process. Through production of documents and examinations for discovery, you can build your case and determine the strength of the case against you. Your approach to discovery should be tailored to your case and should further your litigation strategy. In this session, we take you…

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Stay on the leading edge of Human Resources change Change is a constant in the human resources world – with new laws and court decisions and the evolution of best practices. Employers must take the lead in responding to these emerging challenges – and Hicks Morley is pleased to be your partner in navigating this…

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Agenda This session will provide you with the key legal and strategic considerations that are necessary to succeed on judicial review. Judicial review can provide a valuable opportunity to challenge decisions of arbitrators, tribunals and adjudicators in court. Whether you have received a decision that you want to challenge or you are responding to a…

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Unjust dismissal complaints under the Canada Labour Code are unique. Although they involve some of the familiar trappings of labour arbitrations and court cases, the preliminary issues involved, process followed, and potential outcomes are different. It is crucial for in-house counsel to know how unjust dismissal complaints work in practice in order to develop the…

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This session will provide in-house counsel with an in-depth view of the legal, strategic and ethical considerations in the effective use of expert evidence in litigation. The Legal Test It is essential to understand why, for what purposes, and in what contexts expert evidence is admissible. The first portion of the session will canvass the…

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  Agenda The purpose of this session is to provide in-house counsel with an update on recent developments in key areas of employment law and to discuss the professional implications unique to their role as advisor to an organization. Constructive Dismissal Recent developments in the law of constructive dismissal will be canvassed, including attempted claims…