Are there certain types of conduct that raise concerns about the inclusion of a confidentiality provision in a settlement or release? What remedies have been awarded in cases in which one of the parties is found to be in violation of the confidentiality agreement? What factors do arbitrators consider when awarding remedies for breach of confidentiality provisions in settlements?
Privilege is a complex issue. Identifying and knowing how to deal with issues of privilege when they arise is imperative – to avoid potential pitfalls to your organization and meet your professional obligations.
This moderated session will provide an overview of the high-level situation, examine some of the details involved with specific recent cases, and finish with a discussion on lessons learned, and potential “crowd think” solutions.
Overview This session examines the impact of government policies on cyber security at post-secondary institutions and the concrete steps institutions can take to protect themselves and their students from cyber threats. Agenda To view full conference agenda, click here.
In a fast paced review, we will examine federal and Ontario legislative changes followed by a review of new risks and liabilities arising out of some recent noteworthy decisions rendered by tribunals, arbitrators and the courts. Before turning to your questions, we will close with a “To Do” list summarizing the learnings.
Institutions across the country are actively attempting to defend themselves against cyber threats, which are constantly increasing in number and level of sophistication. Just how prepared are we? And how do we know we are improving? This workshop will focus on the activities required to assess and improve our individual and collective cybersecurity postures.
Student complaints of faculty misconduct are a rare event at many colleges. However, the means by which these complaints are investigated, managed and dealt with when they do arise are drawing increased scrutiny from the institution, the public and decision-makers. Join us for a webinar on the latest legal developments and best practices for addressing complaints in the college sector.
This workshop focuses on essential investigation skills required by HR Professionals who are charged with investigating workplace incidents including: workplace harassment and violence complaints, discrimination and harassment complaints under the Human Rights Code, employee misconduct, such as suspected sick leave abuse or time theft, health and safety complaints.
Lawyers practicing workers’ compensation law are presented with unique ethical and professional dilemmas. What are the tactics and strategies lawyers should use to make a persuasive case within the ethical bounds of the practice of law? What ethical and professional considerations do WSIAT Adjudicators expect during a hearing, especially when it involves self-represented parties? Join our stellar faculty in their roundtable discussion about the influence of ethics in their practice, argument and interpretation of the law from the moment they obtain the claim file to closing arguments at WSIAT.
The digital age has transformed human resources. Technology can enable greater consistency in employee management and ensure that decisions are backed by data and precedent. Employers have access to more information than ever, but also face potential risks when using technology to analyze employees. Employers also face privacy and security issues when using AI, big data, and predictive analytics. Join us for a discussion of the employment law considerations on the use of technology in HR.