On-Demand Webcast: Temporary Agency: Permanent Problems


Date and Time

Starts:03/29/2017 12:00 AM

Ends:03/29/2056 11:30 PM

Event Type: Webcast

1 Hour Hour(s)

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HRPA Members:
$50 + Taxes
Non-Members:
$65 + Taxes
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Temporary help agencies are often used to fill positions quickly – and temporary employees may seem like the perfect solution for sudden vacancies and unpredictable workloads. But using temporary placement agencies is not a risk-free move. What are the risks that come with using employees from temporary agencies? 

This program is designed to help you understand the positive and negative aspects of using employees from temporary help agencies, and some of the common problems that can arise.  

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the laws that do and do not apply to employees from temporary help agencies
  • Learn about the risks associated with using employees from temporary help agencies
  • Learn about the common problem scenarios that often arise when using employees from temporary help agencies
  • Understand the preventative mechanisms and solutions for these scenarios

Who should attend?

HR professionals w​ho use, or are considering using, employees from temporary help agencies to fill vacancies within their organizations. 



Speaker bio(s)
Simone Ostrowski, Associate Lawyer, Whitten & Lublin

Simone Ostrowski is a workplace lawyer who knows how to excel at her work. As a workplace lawyer and litigator at Whitten & Lublin, Simone assists employees and employers in all aspects of workplace law, including:

​- Wrongful and constructive dismissal claims, harassment complaints, human rights and discrimination claims, labour union disputes, occupational health and safety laws, privacy matters and social media issues.

- Simone also regularly advises employers regarding severance packages, employment contracts, workplace policies, workplace training, workplace investigations and disability management.​

Simone has argued cases at all levels of the courts in Ontario including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, and various matters in front of labour arbitrators.​​