Conference / Seminar

Managing Your Organization’s Interests at the OLRB (Accredited)

Event Details

November 21, 2012
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Hicks Morley Toronto Office
77 King Street West, 39th Floor
Toronto, ON



Strikes – What Can You Insist on at the End?

  • The impact of Vale

Interim Reinstatement – What if the Fox Comes Back?

  • Front-end loaded  strategies to manage the organization during a union drive in light of the Board’s power to reinstate

The Courts Wade In

  • Labour Board as Arbitrator
  • Applying the Charter – non-construction employers finally?
  • Privacy – where to go and what to expect – when forum shopping may be of assistance on this issue and others

Changes at the OLRB – Are You Ready?

  • Focus on costs and process
  • Paper based decisions
  • Cross-appointments and subject matter expertise
  • Date setting preparedness

Professional Issues for In-House Counsel in the Labour Board Context

  • The impact of the Labour Board’s unique consultative process on counsel’s obligations towards the presentation of evidence at the Board unrepresented applicants at the Board – how to reconcile the Board’s rules and the Rules of Professional conduct
  • The impact of reverse onus obligations on the manner of presenting your organization’s interests before the Board – how to reconcile the most effective advocacy with the obligation to go first


CPD Logo  This program has been accredited by the Law Society for 0.5 Professionalism Hour
This program is also eligible for up to 1.0 Substantive Hour