Speaking Engagement

National AccessAbility Awareness Week (NAAW) is a time to celebrate accessibility and inclusion and the contributions of Canadians with disabilities. It is an opportunity to recognize the efforts of Canadians who are actively removing barriers and ensuring that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in all aspects of life. On May 31,…

Speaking Engagement

On May 26th, Kathryn Bird will present on the topic “Review of recent notable human rights cases and developments in the law” at the Annual Update on Human Rights, presented by the Ontario Bar Association. To learn more about this event and to register, visit the Canadian Bar Associate website.

Webinar

Please note registration for this event has closed. 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,…

Speaking Engagement

Overview Working from Home is one Change that is likely to Stay – 9:15 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Presentation by: John Saunders and Lucy Wu Agenda This presentation will discuss how the post-pandemic world might operate and what the legal and practical issues you will face. In particular, they will discuss the following topics: The…

Webinar

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…

Conference / Seminar

Topics of Discussion EMS Bargaining Landscape – What is Happening and Where Are We Headed EMS Bargaining Landscape Continued Case Law Update – A Quick Review of Recent Issues Unionization – Are You at Risk?  Review of recent developments and factors to consider when evaluating risk of unionization Human Rights Update – Latest trends and…

Speaking Engagement

On May 5, 2021, Kathryn Bird will chair and provide mentorship at “A Day in the Life” virtual event hosted by The Advocates’ Society. For more information about the event, visit The Advocates’ Society’s website.      

Speaking Engagement

Overview Join the HRPA Peterborough and Thousand Islands Chapters on April 28th, 2021 to learn more about employment law in Ontario. Joining the chapter are Lesley Campbell and Mark Mason to present “The Risks of Constructive Dismissal” and “Case Law Review”. Develop a broader understanding of employment law in Ontario. Recognize risks associated to health…

Workshop

Please note registration for this event has closed. Fee: $175.00 plus $22.75 (13% HST) Total $197.75 per person Overview There’s no such thing as a “textbook” for accommodation. Your employee may have a challenging physical or mental disability that impacts their ability to do the job. Each scenario is unique and types of disabilities vary….