Starts:03/18/2020 5:30 PM
Ends:03/18/2020 8:15 PM
Event Type: Meeting - Dinner
1.5 hours Hour(s)
EVENT CANCELLED TO BE RESCHEDULED IN THE FALL OF 2020 Sudbury: March 18,2020 Restoring the Workplace: after the investigationDealing with workplace harassment and sexual harassment has become increasingly challenging and risky for employers to navigate. The awareness of high-profile cases, *Metoo and *Timesup movement activity, enhanced legislative protections and expanded employee entitlements have emboldened those experiencing and observing this misconduct to bring their issues forward. This has resulted in an increasing number of investigations being conducted, and what most organizations don’t prepare for is the destabilizing impact an investigation can have on engagement, morale and workplace culture.Learning Outcome:Using interactive case studies to set the context, attendees will:Consider the impact of investigations on the workplaceExamine the complexities of workplace harassment and sexual harassment complaints and incidents, which can create challenges for internal workplace investigators and derail morale and cultureAGENDA5:30 pm: Registration and Networking6:00 pm: Dinner6:15 pm: Speaker presentation8:00 pm: Q & A8:15 pm: Adjournment
As the founder and principal of Williams HR Law and Williams HR Consulting Inc., Laura boasts more than two decades of experience providing strategic advice and legal representation to employers across virtually all industries.
Laura is widely recognized as a leader in helping organizations leverage innovative, proactive strategies to reduce liability and costs resulting from ineffective and noncompliant workplace practices.
Laura has been named on the Canadian Business Magazine’s W100, which lists the top female entrepreneurs in Canada and, among other awards, in 2018 Williams HR Law was honoured with the Labour and Employment Boutique Law Firm of the Year award at the national Canadian HR Awards. Laura has achieved the coveted Certified Speaking Professional designation, which is a globally recognized designation held by 70 Canadians and fewer than 17% of the world’s professional speakers.