Client Seminars

Workplace Law Education Series

How to Conduct a Workplace Investigation

A fair and thorough workplace investigation paves the way for a successful result at arbitration, trial, or hearing. In this three hour workshop, we will provide both practical advice and hands-on training in conducting effective and reliable investigations, including a review of investigation objectives, procedures, and best practices.

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Seminar

September 21, 2017 | 8:30am-11:30am (PT)

Presenters:

Michael R. Kilgallin
Danny Bernstein

Managing Addiction in the Workplace

Addictions can create unique and complex workplace issues, including accommodation issues, performance and attendance issues, return to work monitoring, and testing requirements. In this seminar, our lawyers will provide you with a legal update in this area, as well as practical guidance in managing these challenging circumstances.

The Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon (CPHR) has pre-approved this webinar for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.

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Webinar

October 10, 2017 | 12:00pm-1:30pm (PT)

Presenters:

Michael Wagner
Julie Menten

Seminar

October 12, 2017 | 7:30am-9:00am (PT)

Presenters:

Michael Wagner
Julie Menten

Preparing for Collective Bargaining

This three hour workshop will be led by two of our lawyers with extensive experience in collective bargaining in both the public and private sectors. In this interactive session, they will cover a variety of topics including preparing for bargaining, how to set priorities for bargaining, bargaining strategies, and understanding your options when negotiations are failing.

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Seminar

October 26, 2017 | 8:30am-11:30am (PT)

Presenters:

Kim Thorne
Ryan Copeland

2017 Arbitration Update

This always-popular breakfast seminar and webinar is our annual update of some of the key arbitration decisions issued in the previous year. Our lawyers will provide you with summaries of the key decisions as well as analysis of why the decisions should matter to you as employers.

The Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon (CPHR) has pre-approved this webinar for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.

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Webinar

October 31, 2017 | 12:00pm-1:30pm (PT)

Presenters:

Jennifer S. Russell

Seminar

November 2, 2017 | 7:30am-9:00am (PT)

Presenters:

Jennifer S. Russell

The Fundamentals of Disability Management

Managing and accommodating employees with disabilities is one of the more complex issues faced by employers today.  The complexity of this issue only increases when seeking to manage and accommodate those employees who are afflicted with chronic or episodic disabilities.  In this three hour workshop, we will examine the legal rights and obligations of employers, employees, and unions with respect to disability management and accommodation and provide you with practical tips and advice that you can implement in your business when faced with such issues.

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Seminar

November 23, 2017 | 8:30am-11:30am (PT)

Presenters:

Jennifer Devins
Mike Hamata