Toronto: Recent Developments in Just Cause Jurisprudence


Date and Time

Starts:09/28/2022 8:00 AM

Ends:09/28/2022 10:00 AM

Registration Closes:09/27/2022 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar

2 CPD Hour(s)

Location:
ON24

Price:

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This webinar will not be recorded

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In this session, we will discuss the follow:

Recent Cases Analyzing Harassment in the Workplace.
a. When will a single act of harassment give rise to Just Cause (Render)?
b. When will a series of verbal acts of harassment give rise to Just Cause (Huckso)?
c. The importance of an apology / remorse.
d. The differing legal standards for common law Just Cause and willful misconduct under the ESA.

Recent Cases involving COVID-19 related terminations.
a. Failure to abide by health and safety protocols.
b. Failure to abide by vaccination requirements.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

1. When will a single act of harassment give rise to Just Cause and when will a series of verbal acts of harassment give rise to Just Cause
2. The differing legal standards for common law Just Cause and willful misconduct under the ESA
3. COVID-19 related terminations due to failures to abide by health and safety protocols and failures to abide by vaccination requirements

AGENDA

8 AM TO 10AM Presentation

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Speaker bio(s)
Chris Foulon

Chris Foulon is a founding partner of ISRAEL FOULON LLP – EMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWYERS. He represents both employers and employees in a wide range of employment and labour matters including: wrongful dismissals, injunctions, Employment Standards Hearings, disputes before the Ministry of Labour, workplace safety matters, Occupational Health and Safety charges and matters before the Human Rights Tribunal. Chris also advises employers with respect to union organization drives and responding to applications for certification, related employer applications, unfair labour practice complaints, union grievances and negotiating collective agreements. Chris employs a proactive approach in dealing with employment and labour issues. He assists employers in instituting policies, practices and procedures which increase productivity and reduce workplace conflict. Chris was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in Canada edition (2013 to 2018 inclusive) in the practice area of Labour and Employment Law. Chris has also been included in the 2018 Edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the category of Employment Law. Chris is a regular speaker at conferences held by the Ontario Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Human Resources Professionals Association and Osgoode Professional Development.