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Overview Public sector restructuring, including initiatives which could significantly impact municipalities across Ontario, has been front and center in many political announcements and discussions in recent months. Specific details and specific changes have not been announced at this time, but municipalities need to be aware of the issues so that planning can begin as these…

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Overview Presented by Hicks Morley and the HRPA Durham Chapter Topics: Recent Employment Law and Labour Law Case Update Cannabis in the Workplace and Benefit Plan Implications ESA Update – Bill 148 and Bill 47 – What Does it Mean? Post 65 Employee Benefits Update Pay Equity Update and Maintenance Obligations Off-Duty Conduct – When…

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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…

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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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

Speaking Engagement

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….

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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Topics Supporting Ontario’s First Responders Act (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder), 2016 – Responsibilities and Legal Perspective Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), 2015 – An Update Medical Marijuana: Hashing Out Your Accommodation Obligations

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Hot topics in Labour and Employment law including: the ins and outs of developing & administering an effective attendance management policy, preparing for the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP)

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Topic “Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?” – Examining the labour relationship and moving forward in a productive manner. Agenda  

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Topics Enforcing Non-disclosure Clauses: The Jan Wong Case Civility and the Limits to Vigorous Representation Agenda Co-Chair Mark H. Mason

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OMAA Spring Workshop

May 22, 2015

Topic Municipal Labour & Employment Law Update

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OAPC Conference

May 14, 2015

Topics Case Law Update – Anything Interesting You Need to Know? Accommodation Update – Light Duties and Community Paramedicine Legislative Updates – New Developments

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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…

Conference / Seminar

In the 2012/13 fiscal year, 21% of applications filed with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario alleged discrimination with respect to goods, service and facilities. In addition, the introduction of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act has increased awareness and focus on providing services in a way that is inclusive and accessible. This conference will…

Conference / Seminar

At this conference you will receive invaluable information and guidance from Canada’s leading management side labour and employment law firm. This conference is intended for anyone who, as part of their responsibility within a municipality, has to manage employees. And, it is for those of you who must make those hard decisions about terminations, collective…

Conference / Seminar

At this conference you will receive invaluable information and guidance from Canada’s leading management side labour and employment law firm. This conference is intended for anyone who, as part of their responsibility within a municipality, has to manage employees. And, it is for those of you who must make those hard decisions about terminations, collective…

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Employment Law Presentation

October 15, 2012

Topic Recent Developments in the Area of Labour and Employment Law