Resources

Please note all materials were prepared and presented for the date of the session and may no longer be current or up to date. Readers are encouraged to do further research on the subject.

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Mid-Winter Materials

Statutory Obligations

  • January 19, 2016

This presentation goes over the statutory obligations and policy requirements for workplace safety & health. The presenter goes on to describe the investigation process for sexual harassment in the workplace, including the purpose of the investigation, the rights and responsibilities of the parties involved and what the investigation should determine.

Labour + Employ, Womens Forum

Mid-Winter Materials

Respectful Workplace Policy

  • January 19, 2016

This paper describes the different types of harassment that exist in the workplace, the rights and responsibilities of both the employee and employer involved, procedures applying to complaints of harassment, corrective and follow up actions and education and monitoring.

Labour + Employ, Womens Forum

Mid-Winter Materials

Harassment in the Legal Profession

  • January 19, 2016

This presentation explains what sexual harassment is and is not and provides example scenarios. The presenters go over relevant case law, such as Janzen and Govereau v. Platy Enterprises. Effective policies for law firms to consider, as well as information regarding investigations of harassment complaint are also presented.

Labour + Employ, Womens Forum

Section Meetings

Affirming and Supporting LGBTTQ Identities

  • December 14, 2015

PowerPoint presentation by Jennifer Stadtmiller, Rainbow Resource Centre (presented at the December 14, 2015 Joint Equality/Labour/SOGIC Section Meeting)

Equality Issues, Labour + Employ, Gay + Lesbian

Section Reports

Labour Section Report 2014‐2015

  • August 20, 2015

During the 2014/2015 year (approximately the beginning of May, 2014 to the end of June, 2015), the executive has been comprised of two Co‐Chairs, Kathryn Hordienko and Karlee Blatz

Labour + Employ

Mid-Winter Materials

Drafting Restrictive Covenants for Employment Contracts

  • January 07, 2015

This paper outlines the general rules of drafting restrictive covenants and the importance of being written in accordance with the law since courts will no longer interpret ambiguity. Instructions for drafting non-competition clauses as well as non-solicitation clauses are included. Additional considerations, such as the inclusion of severability clauses and the importance of consideration are also emphasized.

Labour + Employ

Section Reports

Labour & Employment Law Section Report 2013-2014

  • July 22, 2014

The section organized a panel for the 2014 Mid-Winter Conference on Accommodation and Privacy Issues. The panelists were Shannon Carson, Jeff Palamar, Denny Kells with Adrian Frost acting as moderator. The session was well attended and received very positive feedback in the evaluations submitted.

Labour + Employ