Niagara: Employment Law and Covid in the Workplace update

Date and Time

Starts:02/23/2022 6:00 PM

Ends:02/23/2022 7:30 PM

Registration Closes:02/21/2022 11:59 PM

Event Type: Webinar

1.5 CPD Hour(s)



HRPA Members: Free or Optional $5 Donation | Non-Members: $30


Additional Information

Event Sponsor

The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Workplace

  • Mandatory Vaccination Policies- Where are we now?
  • What can I tell third parties about vaccinations status of my employees?
  • New Offers of Employment- What Should I Consider Adding in as a
  • Result of COVID-19
  • Returning Employees to the Physical Workplace?
  • The Top 5 Labour and Employment Law Cases of 2021

Learning Objectives:

  • Assist attendees with understanding their competing rights of health and safety and human rights, together with general employment law obligations to its employees
  • Will provide attendees with an overview of emerging case law and policy as it relates to COVID-19 and the workplace
  • Will provide attendees with an ongoing update on developments in employment law, as developed by our Courts

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Speaker bio(s)
Casey Dockendorff

Casey has been a partner with the firm since 2015. She joined the firm in 2011 as an associate, and for five years before that, she held an in-house counsel role with a large Ontario municipality. Casey practises in all areas of labour and employment law. She acts for a wide variety of union and non-union clients in both the public and private sectors. Casey's practice focuses on public sector work, where she represents a number of municipalities, school boards, hospitals, and other broader public sector clients. Casey spends a considerable amount of her time on employment-related civil litigation matters, including wrongful dismissals, constructive dismissals, breach of restrictive covenant claims, and human rights disputes. Casey has acted as counsel in many arbitrations, wrongful dismissals, and proceedings before the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Human Rights Tribunal. She provides regular and ongoing advice to her clients in respect to all labour and employment matters, including Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and Occupational Health and Safety Act matters. Casey has led collective bargaining as the spokesperson at the bargaining table (for both first collective agreements and renewal agreements), and she has provided advice on drafting collective agreement language. She has also provided "behind-the-scenes" advice to clients in all sectors during the collective bargaining process. Casey also regularly conducts workplace investigations on behalf of clients, and she regularly provides training to clients on how to conduct workplace investigations, including on the art of report writing. Casey also regularly speaks at conferences, meetings and seminars held by various human resources groups and organizations in London and throughout Ontario. Casey is very active in the London community serving on multiple boards and involving herself in many community fundraising events.