Advantage CPD: Contracts – in the Wake of Waksdale and Ocean Nutrition

Please note registration for this event has closed. Fee: Complimentary Overview Both the Waksdale and Ocean Nutrition decisions have dramatically altered the legal landscape with respect to the enforceability and interpretation of employment contracts and incentive plans, and the potential scope of damages that may arise as a result of a termination of employment. The…

Advantage CPD: Racial Discrimination and the Law – An Update for Employers in the Social Services Sector

Register Fee: Complimentary Overview This webinar will provide a legal update on discrimination, in particular, racial discrimination, and systemic discrimination in the workplace. The focus will be on updating and clarifying these concepts, as well as their application by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and labour arbitrators, with a particular emphasis on Social Services…

Advantage CPD: COVID-19 – One Year Later

We are one year into a Pandemic with its fundamental change to our workplaces ranging from total shutdown and restricted operations to full operations with safety requirements. In this session, we will pragmatically review the legal and human resources implications for workplaces including the current rules governing the safe operation of workplaces, the required response to COVID-19 Outbreaks in the workplace and the emerging issues arising out of mass vaccination programs and testing as well as the new look of onsite and offsite workplaces.

Advantage CPD: Access Requests Under MFIPPA – A Practical Guide For School Boards Webinar

Please note registration for this event has closed. Fee: Complimentary Overview 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…

Hicks Morley Student Q&A Series

Hicks Morley invites 2L students to join us for “behind-the-scenes” insights into the law school Summer and articling experience at an advocacy firm on Bay Street during exceptional times. Learn about life at Canada’s largest labour and employment boutique – and your career opportunities.

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.

Advantage CPD: Preparing Your Business – The New Federal Workplace Harassment and Violence Regulations

As of January 1, 2021, the new Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations will come into force, placing significant obligations on employers aimed at preventing harassment and violence in the workplace. In this webinar we will take a closer look at the obligations set out in the new regulations and discuss how to incorporate the changes into your workplace policies and procedures.