Freedom of information (FOI) coordinators responding to access requests need to balance a wide range of issues, from clarifying requests and arranging reasonable searches to preparing fee estimates, all within tight time frames. This program addresses a number of the strategic and practical considerations which go into responding to requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).
The County of Carleton Law Association’s newly extended Ottawa Eight-Minute Employment Lawyer program is designed for all lawyers with an interest in learning about the latest in employment law, whether they practise exclusively or only occasionally in this area of law. At this year’s event, Siobhan O’Brien has written a paper and will present a session titled, “Electronic Monitoring, Privacy, and Employment Law.”
Samantha Sutherland is a labour and employment lawyer practising out of Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She offers advice and representation to employers in the public and private sectors on a variety of labour and employment matters. Her work includes grievance arbitration, human rights and accommodation, wrongful dismissal actions, labour disputes, and workplace health and safety.
Nicole is building a practice that includes advice and representation for employers in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of labour and employment issues including grievance arbitrations, labour disputes, wrongful dismissals, and workplace health and safety.
The Ministry of the Solicitor General is conducting a legislative review of the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (PRCRA). The legislative review was announced on the government’s Regulatory Registry.
Successfully resolved an appeal before the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario for a large school board where the complainant challenged the reasonableness of the board’s search efforts in satisfying an access request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
If you are an employment lawyer, the Law Society of Ontario’s “Eight-Minute” is the go-to program for the busy legal practitioner as it quickly covers all of the recent developments in employment law.
Counselwell is hosting a virtual mini-conference where a panel of lawyers and legal technologists will explore both the legal implications of AI and how in-house lawyers can practically use AI to supercharge their legal departments.
Agatha Suszek is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She represents and advises employers on a variety of matters related to employment law and human rights. She regularly advises her clients on a number of workplace-related issues including privacy, discrimination, accommodation and discipline. Agatha serves a variety of clients including private companies and public institutions.
FOI Coordinators responding to access requests need to balance a wide range of issues from clarifying requests and arranging reasonable searches to preparing fee estimates all within tight time frames. This program addresses a number of the strategic and practical considerations which go into responding to requesters under FIPPA.