Client Seminars

Workplace Law Education Series

Constructive Dismissal 101

This introductory level seminar will provide those new to human resources with an overview of the concept of constructive dismissal, including when it occurs, how to manage the risk of constructive dismissal claims, and how to respond to claims when they are made.

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

September 18,  2018 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Presenters:

Jennifer Hogan
Julia Bell

 

Seminar

September 20,  2018 | 7:30am – 9:00am

Presenters:

Jennifer Hogan
Julia Bell

 

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.

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

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Seminar

September 27,  2018 | 8:30am – 11:30am

Presenters:

Sandra Guarascio
Sarah Dickson

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

Recognizing and managing mental health issues in the workplace can be one of the most challenging human resources issues facing employers. In this seminar, we will provide you with an overview of the law regarding recognizing potential mental health issues, know when the duty to inquire arises, determine the your ability request medical information, and understand the extent of your duty to accommodate.

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

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Webinar

October 16,  2018 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Presenters:

Michael Wagner
Julie Menten

Seminar

October 18,  2018 | 7:30am – 9:00am

Presenters:

Michael Wagner
Julie Menten

Get Prepared: A New Mandatory Breach Reporting Regime is Coming

New privacy requirements come into force on November 1, 2018. Organizations that are subject to the federal Personal Information and Protection of Privacy Act will be required to comply with a new mandatory breach reporting regime.  Our panel will provide key guidance on the new legislative requirements and how they may impact B.C. organizations. The session will also cover tips for breach readiness, guidance on the forensic process in the event of a breach and considerations for assessing cyber insurance needs.

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Seminar

October 25,  2018 | 7:30am – 9:00am

Presenters:

Keri L. Bennett
Jacklyn Davies, MNP
Jonathan Weekes, Marsh Canada

2018 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 seminar for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.

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Webinar

November 6,  2018 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Presenters:

Maggie Campbell
Melissa Neate

Seminar

November 8,  2018 | 7:30am – 9:00am

Presenters:

Maggie Campbell
Melissa Neate

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 interactive 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.

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

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Seminar

November 22,  2018 | 8:30am – 11:30am

Presenters:

Danny Bernstein
Jennifer Hogan