On-Demand Webcast: 360 Legal Year in Review 2018

Date and Time

Starts:12/05/2018 8:00 AM

Ends:12/05/2056 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webcast

1 Hour Hour(s)


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The past year has seen a number of significant legal changes impacting the employment relationship.

In this webcast, learn about the most critical legislative developments of the past 12 months, and receive insights from a legal expert on how best to prepare for 2019.

The program will focus on developments in relation to:

  • Statutory updates (employment standards, occupational health and safety, privacy legislation, accessibility standards)
  • Case law developments, addressing human rights, employment contracts, workers' compensation, restrictive covenants, disability management, among other areas
  • Attention worthy cases  

Learning objectives:

  • Gain an overview of the most significant legislative changes of 2018, and how they may impact your workplace
  • Examine the most important case law developments
  • Prepare your policies, procedures and best practices for 2019


Who should attend?

HR professionals or management responsible for human resources matters.

Speaker bio(s)
Jonquille Pak, LLB

Jonquille is a partner at Whitten & Lublin. For many years, she worked at one of Canada’s top full service law firms advising many of its large corporate clients on employment and labour issues in a wide variety of sectors, including manufacturing, commercial, education, financial services, health care, telecommunications and media. It is Jonquille's vast experience as a lawyer for management that also allows her to understand how to win when hired by employee clients.

Jonquille has appeared as co-counsel and lead counsel before various tribunals and courts, including the Ontario Superior Court, the Federal Court, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

Jonquille is no stranger to unionized workplaces and has exclusively represented and advised employers with regard to a variety of union issues, including grievance arbitration proceedings, interest arbitration proceedings, Ontario Labour Board proceedings, collective agreement interpretation and collective bargaining.

She also specializes in business immigration and mobility, assisting both companies and foreign workers with regard to work permits, intra-company transfers, business visitors, and labour market opinions.

A firm believer that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, Jonquille provides strategic pro-active advice to clients to avoid costly and unnecessary litigation down the road.