Workshop

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.

Conference / Seminar

Overview The pandemic has transformed the world of work: will 2021 be the great reset for employers? Join us to discuss the key HR issues facing organisations this year. We have put together six international panels of distinguished speakers that include leading scientists, politicians, in-house professionals, global HR and employment law experts. They will share…

Conference / Seminar

Overview Pensions and retirement savings used to be a relatively straightforward area for HR professionals. Not anymore. While still a very important element of employee compensation, the landscape of pension and retirement savings has become much more complex. Longer life expectancies and workplace demographics that often skew toward the more mature end of the spectrum are…

Speaking Engagement

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)…

Speaking Engagement

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…

Workshop

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.

Speaking Engagement

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…