Halton: IN-PERSON Annual Business Meeting and Legal Updates 2024 - Recent Notable Cases


Date and Time

Starts:05/02/2024 8:00 AM

Ends:05/02/2024 11:00 AM

Registration Closes:04/23/2024 11:59 PM

Event Type: Annual Business Meeting

1.5 CPD Hour(s)

Location:
Holiday Inn & Suites Oakville @ Bronte 2525 Wyecroft Road, Oakville,, ON

Price:

HRPA Members: Free | Non-Members: $75

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Availability

Additional Information

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

AGENDA
8:00 - 8:30 AM Registration and Networking
8:30 – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30 AM ABM
9:30 - 11:00 AM Speaker Presentation

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During this event we will cover an over-view of our year in the Halton Chapter at our Annual Business Meeting (ABM), followed by recognition of our members that were designated in 2023 and our volunteers.

We will follow the ABM with a law update & recent notable cases.

  • Exceptional circumstances warranting increased reasonable notice period awards
  • Saving language in employment agreements will not cure otherwise unenforceable termination provisions
  • After acquired cause
  • Update on moral damages awards

Learning Objectives

  • key takeaways based on recent caselaw
  • termination strategies to minimize liability
  • practical tips, risks & pitfalls to avoid

A “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to chaptercancellations@hrpa.ca 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 tgallacher@hrpa.ca  

Speaker bio(s)
Zaheer Lakhani, Lawyer

Zaheer Lakhani is a partner at the boutique law firm Lakhani Campea LLP, which specializes in employment law, workplace investigations and litigation services. Called to the Bar in 1998, Zaheer advises and represents various sized employers as well as individuals in a variety of areas such as human rights, including disability and accommodation; wrongful dismissal claims; employment standards compliance and litigation, and general strategic HR advice. Zaheer is frequently sought out to provide third party investigation services for various employers including municipal clients, school boards, and Canadian Universities. In the spring of 2020, his investigation involving the conduct of an elected school board trustee was referenced in various news media including the Ottawa Citizen, CBC, Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail. Zaheer has also appeared as a guest on CBC Radio and Radio Canada to discuss discrimination and toxic workplaces and has spoken at various HRPA events.