Niagara: 01.20.21 Legal Update with Casey Dockendorff


Date and Time

Starts:01/20/2021 7:00 PM

Ends:01/20/2021 8:30 PM

Event Type: Webcast

Hour(s)

Location:
ON24

Price:

Members Free | Non Members $30

Availability

Additional Information

Registration Begins December 1, 2020

Event Sponsor


 

Niagara: 01.20.21 Legal Update with Casey Dockendorff

 

AGENDA:

7:00pm: Opening Remarks & Speaker presentation

8:00pm: Questions & Answers

8:30pm: Event Concludes

 

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

One of the biggest challenges for HR professionals is keeping up-to-date with trends in employment legislation. Now is your chance to get ahead of the curve.

Casey Dockendorff is a Partner with Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti. She practices in all areas of labour and employment law and works out of the firm's London office.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Casey will be customizing and targeting her presentation for our members.

The Niagara Chapter will survey our members in order for them to identify their Top 5 choices for Casey to speak on.

The Legal Update is always a Niagara favourite and will be well attended.

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.