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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.

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This Advantage CPD session will provide University Counsel and Senior Academic Administrators with an overview of the latest legal developments affecting Universities.

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weeping changes to workplace laws are here – and to ensure compliance with Bill 148 Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and Labour Relations Act, 1995 (LRA) reforms, your Municipal Organization, Agency, Board, or Commission must be prepared to effectively implement them. Join Hicks Morley and OMHRA for an intensive program tailored to issues faced by Municipalities, Agencies, Boards and Commissions, and designed to equip you with the insight, tools and practical resources necessary to prepare your organization for Bill 148 implementation.

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Overview 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….

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This session is tailored to the practice of employment and labour law by in-house counsel. We will distribute scenarios containing ethical dilemmas faced by counsel. After a small group discussion on the scenarios, the discussion will be opened up to the overall group, guided by a review of the applicable Rules of Professional Conduct.

Speaking Engagement

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…

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We are back with our ever popular roundtable on legal ethics, just in time to meet your professionalism CPD requirements for 2016. This session is accredited for 1.5 hours of professionalism.

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Topics Supporting Ontario’s First Responders Act (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder), 2016 Explained Let’s Get It Together – Let’s Coordinate! 5 Bargaining Approaches & Proposals Being Coordinated in Ontario

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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.

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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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Professionalism Smorgasbord

December 1, 2015

Just in time to meet your professionalism CPD requirements for 2015, Hicks Morley invites you to join us for a roundtable on legal ethics.

Using labour and employment related ethical dilemma scenarios tailored to in-house counsel, there will be small group discussion followed by a review of the applicable Rules of Professional Conduct.

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Agenda Social media has changed the way we do business – and created new challenges for employers. In this session, we will review and discuss: The latest case law on the ability of employers to discipline and/or terminate for off-duty conduct on social media How employers should respond when their employees become the target of…

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Labour Relations is an annual seminar held in conjunction with Hicks Morley, a leading law firm in Canada who devote their practice exclusively to representing employers on human resource law and advocacy issues. Members of the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs, their municipal Human Resource staff and many Fire Chiefs and HR staff from across…

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Agenda 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. This session will address: Bill 179 and it’s Application to Deans and…

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Position Your Organization Ahead of the Field in Human Resources Since the founding of Hicks Morley in 1972, tremendous changes in the legal, social and technology landscape have affected the way employers in Canada manage their workplaces. Now more than ever, employers must take the lead and respond to the countless new and different challenges…

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Materials The university sector faces enormous economic and legal pressures that are driving rapid changes on campuses across Canada. In this wide-ranging session, we will discuss: Social media: Legal Issues for Universities Pension issues relating to deficiencies and governance The adequacy of University human rights policies and procedures in light of current HRTO standards The…

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Topic OMERS Supplemental Benefits: Costings, Bargaining Issues & Strategies For The Emergency Services Sector Material Slides: Bargaining OMERS Supplemental Benefits: Technical Tips and Traps

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Topic  Overview of the grievance and arbitration system in Ontario S. 49 of the Labour Relations Act: referral of grievance to a single arbitrator Jurisdiction of arbitrators S. 133 of the LRA: referral of grievances to the Ontario Labour Relations Board Emerging models of grievance arbitration: e.g. PWU and OPG expedited systems Litigating human rights…