Speaking Engagement

Small claims are becoming much less “small” with the recent increase in monetary jurisdiction to $35,000. This change will result in significant growth in the number of wrongful dismissal matters which now fit within the scope of this forum. As employment counsel, you will likely find yourself before Small Claims Court much more frequently in your practice. Ensure you are up to speed on best practices for representing your clients in Small Claims Court.

Workshop

Employee absenteeism is one of the most challenging issues an employer faces. From administering an attendance management plan, to dealing with chronic absenteeism, to terminating an employee’s employment for failure to report to work, employers are often treading cautiously so as not to infringe on an employee’s privacy or human rights.

Speaking Engagement

This webinar session will help guide employers through the COVID-19 pandemic with an employment law lens. Topics for discussion may include protected leaves, supplemental unemployment benefit program plans, work-sharing, layoffs, hiring, EI benefits, income support for individuals who don’t quality for EI and more.

Speaking Engagement

In Partnership with the HRPA, the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute is pleased to offer the Pension Certificate Program again for the Spring 2020! 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…

Workshop

Employee absenteeism is one of the most challenging issues an employer faces. From administering an attendance management plan, to dealing with chronic absenteeism, to terminating an employee’s employment for failure to report to work, employers are often treading cautiously so as not to infringe on an employee’s privacy or human rights.

Speaking Engagement

In light of all of the concerns and developments currently facing us as a society, there are many rapidly evolving issues for employers. Health, safety and privacy concerns continue to evolve daily and, in some cases need to be looked at in the context of a remote workplace. At the same time, there are changes…

Webinar

A lot can change in a week. With a view to containing the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a flurry of announcements at the provincial and federal levels, including a Declared Emergency by the Ontario Government. From the mandatory closure of certain facilities, to the waiving of the waiting period for Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefits for quarantined employees, closure of borders to non-essential travel, extension of the EI work-sharing program, and prohibited gatherings of over 50 people, new measures are being announced at a rapid pace.