Informative. Relevant. Easy To Access.

Seminars are a member benefit provided in partnership with Samfiru Tumarkin LLP.

  • Thu
    26
    Jan
    2017
    9:00 am

    Our annual round-up of significant cases and notable developments in HR law from the past year. Spoiler alert! There were a few employer-friendly cases of which you need to be aware…and possibly significant changes on the horizon!

  • Thu
    16
    Feb
    2017
    9:00 am

    What information properly belongs in a termination letter? Learn how to craft termination documentation and get important advice on how to conduct an effective termination meeting.

  • Thu
    23
    Mar
    2017
    9:00 am

    There is much confusion about “compassionate care” leave and other issues arising when an employee requests time off to care for infirm or critically ill family members. These already difficult scenarios are made even more difficult by the various, confusing and overlapping leave options. Find out how best to manage these situations.

  • Thu
    20
    Apr
    2017
    9:00 am

    A critical examination of the role of the Ministry of Labour as an information resource and why both employers and employees may not be well served by contacting the Ministry for employment information. If you’ve ever called the Ministry for advice – or been threatened by an employee who claims he or she will “call the Board” – you need to hear this information.

  • Thu
    18
    May
    2017
    9:00 am

    Ontario law as it applies to independent contractors may be changing. Find out why and how…and what you need to know to prepare for these changes to stay on the right side of the law now and then.

  • Thu
    15
    Jun
    2017
    9:00 am

    We will review and discuss the recently announced package of legislative changes the Ontario government is intending to introduce, which will amend the Ontario Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act.

  • Thu
    20
    Jul
    2017
    9:00 am

    Dispelling the myths and confusion around reference-checking and letters of recommendation – there’s no reason to be so skittish!

  • Thu
    17
    Aug
    2017
    9:00 am

    An overview of some of the non-statutory issues pertaining to video surveillance, GPS, and other forms of employee/vehicle-tracking and latest developments in the common law of privacy as it applies to the workplace.

  • Thu
    21
    Sep
    2017
    9:00 am

    Service is not always calculated based on date of hire. Find out why some employees may get credit for longer service than you think and how it affects entitlements, including severance.

  • Thu
    19
    Oct
    2017
    9:00 am

    What it means to be a “contract employee”...and why most get it seriously wrong! We examine the critical issues, mistakes commonly made, and the pitfalls of using so-called “contract employees”.

  • Thu
    16
    Nov
    2017
    9:00 am

    After employees leave for the day, do you have any legitimate interest in their off-duty activities? Learn when conduct outside of the workplace is none of your business...and when it is very much your business.

Please note, this schedule may be subject to change.