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Register Fee: $175.00 plus $22.75 (13% HST) Total $197.75 per person Overview Requests for family status accommodation have become increasingly common in recent years, and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, these types of requests are only expected to increase. Whether an employee requests accommodation due to the need to supervise their child during…

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Overview: Employee absenteeism is one of the most challenging issues an employer faces and it can impact productivity and morale in the workplace. In addressing absenteeism issues, employers must be aware of the interplay between their legitimate expectation that employees attend work regularly and the many valid reasons for absences, including statutory leaves and an employee’s human rights. This program is intended to introduce employers to one of the most important tools available to address absenteeism – an attendance management program or policy.

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Overview Areas where Employers can Benefit from Strategic Negotiations – 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Presentation by: Sophia Duguay, Andrew J. Movrin and Grant R. Nuttal This presentation will discuss strategies and tactics to contain increasing labour and benefit costs of municipal employers as they relate to benefit packages, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)…

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Overview Mental wellbeing in the workforce has been one of the greatest continual challenges for employers across Canada and is especially difficult in this current uncertain environment. Employers must ensure they are up to date on their legal obligations and are following best practices to minimize their risk. What are the critical mental health issues…

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Requests for accommodation based on an individual’s religious beliefs, gender identity and/or gender expression can present unique challenges. How you respond to these types of requests can mean the difference between a finding that suitable accommodations were offered and one that exposes your organization to significant liability. Join us for a webinar that addresses the legal obligations and best practices to keep in mind as it relates to religious accommodation, gender identity and gender expression.

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Overview Designed and taught by Canada’s leading pensions experts, this unique program will provide you with the key knowledge, practical strategies and guidance you need to succeed in the complex world of pensions. Overview of the Canadian Retirement System Different Types of Pension Plans: Defined benefit Defined contribution Multi-employer Jointly sponsored Public sector Canada/Quebec Pension…

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Knowing how to manage the accommodation process related to an individual’s code-defined disability, can be a day-to-day challenge for employers and service providers, alike. Join us as we discuss the legal obligations and best practices to keep in mind as it relates to disability management.

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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…