During the OMHRA 2022 Fall Conference and Annual General Meeting, participants will be encouraged to rethink and reimagine their approaches to municipal human resource management. The sessions will explore issues related to how to prepare for the future of municipalities and the future of work.
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, health and safety complaints.
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.
Bill 148 proposes sweeping changes to employment and labour laws in Ontario, creating substantial compliance obligations and potential risks for employers. Amendments to the Bill were passed in August and even more changes may occur when the House returns in September. Most of the Bill’s changes will come into effect on January 1, 2018.
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
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 Review of Developments in Labour and Employment Law
Topic Practitioner Perspectives on Issues Raised by the Pinto Report and the Workshop
Topic Laying the Groundwork for Excellence in Union-Management Relations
Colin advises and represents both unionized and non-unionized employers throughout Eastern Ontario. He is regularly engaged in wrongful dismissal litigation, labour arbitration cases, Ontario Labour Relations Board proceedings and human rights proceedings.