Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC): 2021 Virtual Labour Relations Seminar

Topics Staffing – What is the Significance of the Sudbury Artbitration Managing the Fire Service in the Age of COVID Bargaining Update Labour Relation 101 – Workshop Diversity – Diversity/Trans Gender in the Fire Service – Transgender Focus Presentation – Fire Chief Award Top 10 Legal Trends of 2020 Social Connections Matter – Coping with…

Advantage CPD: Coping with Change – Constructive Dismissal Considerations in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted many aspects of our lives, including employment. In this ever-changing world, employers must respond to the terms and conditions of their employees’ employment. The extent and consequences of change requires strategies which are critical to this assessment. This program aims to provide employers with tools to mitigate risk of a constructive dismissal claim.

Armin Sohrevardi

While in law school, Armin volunteered as a Staff Editor with the Western Journal of Legal Studies and worked as a Legal Research Assistant for Professor Robert Solomon, co-authoring a Criminal Law Quarterly article on cannabis and driving legislation. He also served as a Teaching Assistant for an advocacy course and was an active mooter at Western Law.

Colleen Nevison

As a law student, Colleen tried to create as diverse an experience as possible – serving as an ambassador for Western Law, editing for two legal journals, volunteering as a Case Worker with the Western Business Law Clinic, participating in (and later coaching for) the Davies Corporate Securities Moot, conducting research in labour and human rights law, and choreographing dances for Law Games.

Jordynne Hislop

While in law school, Jordynne engaged in many aspects of student life.  She was active in student government and was elected as a 1L Representative on the Law Students’ Society in her first year and President during her second year.  Jordynne also worked as a Student Caseworker at Lakehead University Community Legal Services where she had the opportunity to advocate on behalf of low-income individuals in Minor Criminal and Provincial Offence matters as well as Residential Tenancy disputes.

Jamie Burns

While in law school, Jamie was the Managing Editor of Production for the Queen’s Law Journal. She was also involved with the Queen’s Family Law Clinic as a Student Caseworker and a Clinic Mentor. Additionally, she was involved in various capacities in student government as a representative of her year, she volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, and she served as a Teaching Assistant.

Kayley Leon

During law school, Kayley became Online Editor of Detroit Mercy’s Law Review, Associate Editor of the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues and President of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.

Fatimah Khan

During her undergraduate career Fatimah debated competitively with the Hart House Debate Club. Fatimah first developed her interest in employment and labour law during her graduate studies in Industrial Relations and Human Resources.

Victoria McCorkindale

As a law student, Victoria participated in several advocacy competitions including placing second in the BLG Client Counselling Competition and participating in the national competition at the University of Alberta. In her final year of law school, Victoria received the J.S.D. Tory Writing Prize for her paper on gender discrimination issues in Canadian human rights law.

Rono Khan

While in law school, Rono worked as a student caseworker at the Queen’s Business Law Clinic, was an editor for the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal, and volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada.