Larissa Putt is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Waterloo office. She provides advice and representation to employers in both the private and public sector on a wide range of labour and employment issues, including grievance arbitration, labour disputes, collective bargaining and human rights advocacy work. She also provides employers with practical guidance…
Evon Gayle, a lawyer with Hicks Morley’s Waterloo office, provides advice to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on human resources issues. The includes grievance arbitrations, wrongful dismissal actions, human rights and accommodation, employment standards and labour disputes.
Your new hire is alleging that she was sexually harassed by the VP Sales Canada at an industry event – and before you can investigate, the incident goes viral. You know how to run an investigation, but how will you manage everything else about the incident? And what happens when things go off the rails?
This session will provide insights into Bill 47 and the Pay Transparency Act, as well as recent Employment Law and related Case Law.
Organizations and HR Professionals must keep an eye on updates in the law to ensure that their organizations are in compliance with legislation and precedent setting decisions, and to enable them to navigate the increasingly complex legal framework that we work in.
This one-day interactive workshop focuses on fundamental legal principles relating to attendance management and will provide tips on drafting a successful attendance management plan.
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.
There’s no such thing as “textbook” accommodation. Whether your employee has a challenging physical or mental disability that impacts their ability to do the job, childcare problems that interfere with their performance, faith-related obligations or is in the process of transitioning, how you respond to that individual’s request – or don’t – can mean significant liability for your organization. Are you prepared?
Topic Attendance Management Programs and Avoiding Legal Pitfalls The one hour session will review the issues related to developing and implementing an Attendance Management Program. This often raises problems with union grievances, or human rights complaints, therefore a good understanding of the human rights code and accommodation principles, as well as some WSIB and ESA…
This one-day interactive workshop focuses on essential investigation skills required by HR Professionals who are charged with investigating workplace incidents (registration fee – $780.00 plus $101.40 HST (13%), totalling $881.40 per person).