Speaking Engagement

In this three-day labour relations seminar, we—along with fire chiefs from across the country and renowned guest speakers—will provide insight and guidance on a wide range of labour relations issues currently impacting the fire service.

Speaking Engagement

Ontario’s Bill 27, the Working for Workers Act, 2021, has proposed several amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000. Major changes include the prohibition of non-compete agreements, new licensing requirements for temporary help agencies and recruiters, and the adoption of a right-to-disconnect policy for employers with 25 or more employees.

Speaking Engagement

The OBA’s full-day program will review the latest developments in litigating an employment law file. Expert faculty will review both the foundational law and emerging issues. The program includes a focus on litigation strategy, providing you with the necessary skills and best practices you need to successfully represent your clients at every stage in the litigation process.


Due to the existence of hiring halls and the general less permanent nature of the employment relationship in the construction industry, many accommodation and re-employment obligations get overlooked. This session will address some of those obligations so you can learn how to avoid costly errors in respect to your own company.


In this workshop, we will discuss the various technologies employers can utilize within the workplace (including GPS, computer monitoring, video surveillance, biometrics, etc.) and what legal implications come from the use of such technologies. We will review privacy and other compliance requirements to consider, and we will discuss how technology can benefit your investigation.