Peel: *SOLD OUT* IN-PERSON Legal Updates 2024

Date and Time

Starts:02/22/2024 8:00 AM

Ends:02/22/2024 11:00 AM

Registration Closes:02/08/2024 11:59 PM

Event Type: Professional Development

2.5 CPD Hour(s)

Lionhead Golf & Country Club 8525 Mississauga Rd, Brampton, ON


HRPA Members: Free | Non-Members: $75

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Additional Information

SOLD OUT but registration is still open - we will register from the waiting list as we get cancellations.

Online registration is required. A $35 + tax “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance. Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

08:00 - 08:30 - Registration & Breakfast & Networking
08:30 - 10:00 - Introduction & Presentation
10:00 - 10:15 - break
10:15 - 11:15 - Presentation and question period
11:15- 11:30 Closing and Event concludes

Event Sponsor

HR Professionals and their organizations are navigating change, moving past a pandemic and trying to bring some semblance of normalcy into everyday lives.

Navigating uncertain times requires knowledge and understanding of current legal trends. Join the Peel Chapter at our half-day session that will include discussions around:

  • Brave New Workplace: Remote work, Hybrid work
  • Employment Agreement Updates: best practices and risks
  • Legislative Updates: Artificial Intelligence and Salary Disclosure
  • New Rules and Regulations for the Temp/Recruiter Industry and their Clients
  • The End of Work: Updates on termination law for provincial and federal employers

Learning Objectives:

  • Insights into the current labour and employment legal landscape in Ontario
  • Managing employer / employee relationship
  • Understanding of current and forthcoming workplace related legal issues/topics and updates/changes during 2023

A “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance.

Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Tracey Gallacher at  


Speaker bio(s)
Ruben Goulart

Ruben is an accomplished workplace lawyer with 30 years of experience in the human resources field. His legal work is management focused, representing employers on all workplace legal issues including employment litigation, labour law, occupational health and safety, and human rights. Ruben has successfully positioned himself as a senior advisor to his clients in all aspects of workplace law. He and his team are fortunate enough to have some long-term relationships with several national employers. He has spent his entire career based in the west end of the GTA, primarily practicing in Mississsauga. In June of 2020, he launched his own firm: Goulart Workplace Lawyers. The firm quickly became fully immersed in helping employers navigate the challenges of the pandemic. He started with 3 lawyers, and the practice has now at 8 lawyers and growing. The practice is located at the Oakville/Mississauga border.

Jennifer Philpott

Jennifer practices in all areas of employment and labour law, as well as workplace investigations. Like Ruben, her practice is management focused, with special attention to the needs of employers in the not for profit sector. She is a passionate advocate and advisor for her clients and takes a proactive approach to resolving workplace matters. Prior to joining Goulart Workplace Lawyers in early 2021, Jennifer was an associate at a boutique litigation firm in Toronto. She completed her articles with a prominent full-service firm, where she gained extensive experience in litigation and advocacy. During law school, Jennifer volunteered with the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Women’s Legal Mentorship Program. She also served as a Junior Editor for the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, which is the preeminent feminist law journal in Canada.