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17th annual Ontario employment law conference early bird registration #learnthelatest

Registration is now open for the 17th Annual Ontario Employment Law Conference, presented by First Reference and Stringer LLP on Thursday June 2, 2016.

 

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The Ontario Employment Law Conference is better than ever

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Early Bird Registration Now Open: 16th Annual Employment Law Conference. Come and learn the latest!

 

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Have you heard? Our annual Ontario Employment Law Conference is next week

2014 Ontario Employment Law Conference

You’ve probably already heard about the Ontario Employment Law Conference coming up on June 10—that’s next Tuesday!—but have you registered yet?

 

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Last days to register for the 15th Annual Ontario Employment Law Conference

2014 Ontario Employment Law Conference

Last days to register for the 15th Ontario Employment Law Conference, on June 10, 2014 at the Mississauga Convention Centre. This event is hosted by First Reference, with presentations by the lawyers at Stringer LLP, experts in the areas of employment and labour law.

 

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BC Labour Relations Board waters down Irving Pulp

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Employers are still wrestling with the consequences of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on the random drug and alcohol testing of employees in Irving Pulp. While the initial reaction from arbitrators appears to suggest that Irving Pulp made the likelihood of such a program surviving a challenge minimal, a decision out of the British Columbia Labour Relations Board indicates that there may still be room in Canada for these sorts of programs.

 

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Are your employment contracts enforceable?

2014 Ontario Employment Law Conference

Many employers prepare written employment agreements that limit employee entitlements on termination of employment. In the absence of an enforceable termination provision, employees are entitled to notice of termination at common law, or pay in lieu thereof.

 

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Learn the latest! — Family status accommodation

2014 Ontario Employment Law Conference

In most jurisdictions in Canada, human rights legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of “family status.” Until recently, few cases were brought alleging discrimination under this branch. However, recent decisions across several jurisdictions have made it clear that employers must be attentive to this ground of discrimination or risk exposing themselves to significant liability.

 

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Last chance to register for the 11th Annual Employment Law Conference

Last chance to register for the First Reference 11th Annual, Ontario Employment Law Conference, on June 2, 2010…

 

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Bill 168 – Meeting your obligations for violence and harassment prevention

There’s lots of talk in Ontario’s workplaces and online about workplace violence and harassment and the Bill 168 amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Hopefully by now the message is getting through, and employers are taking the steps to prepare for the June 15 deadline. (That’s about three weeks away!)

 

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Employee Discipline: Doing it right

The guiding principle coming out of the courts in the case of employee discipline is that, despite genuine concerns about an employee’s work performance and attitude, an employer cannot simply terminate without notice due to these concerns.

 

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Managing absenteeism – Learn the latest!

The third session at First Reference’s Ontario Employment Law Conference on June 2, 2010, covers managing absenteeism. When dealing with absenteeism, employers must respect the protected leaves under the Employment Standards Act, as well as the accommodation rules found under the Human Rights Code and Workplace Safety and Insurance Act.

 

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Human rights law update – News from the front

New human rights procedures came into effect in Ontario in mid-2008, and we’re beginning to see the results of the changes. Session Two at First Reference’s Ontario Employment Law Conference, June 2, 2010, will look at the following topics…

 

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Employment law update – Learn the latest!

This year’s Ontario Employment Law Conference co-sponsored by First Reference and Stringer Brisbin Humphrey on June 2, 2010, will touch on several topics of importance to employers. The first topic on the Agenda will provide employers with guidance on a significant court decision and changes in court procedures affecting the termination process. Specifically it should help employers minimize claims arising from the termination process.

 

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Join us at the 11th Annual Employment Law Conference

Join us at the 11th Annual, Ontario Employment Law Conference, on June 2, 2010 at the Pearson Convention Center, Brampton…

 

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