Barrie and District: 10.21.2020 - 17th Annual Conference - HR 2020 and Beyond (Virtual)

Date and Time

Starts:10/21/2020 9:00 AM

Ends:10/21/2020 12:15 PM

Event Type: Webcast

3.0 Hour(s)


Members: Complimentary | Non-members: $30 + HST


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Barrie and District: 10.21.2020 - 17th Annual Conference - HR 2020 and Beyond (Virtual)

Legal updates to navigate through the challenges of a global pandemic.  Our guest speakers will focus on the legislative changes, workplace changes and policy changes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  How our world has changed!

Topics of discussion will include:

- Health and Safety Matters

- Human Rights Issues

- Leaves of Absences

- Layoffs, Recalls and Refusals

- Constructive Dismissal with a focus on reduction in hours/pay

- Policies and Best Practices

- Considerations about working remotely

- Challenges of returning to a physical worksite

- COVID-19 preventative measures

- A word about ROE's



9:00am - Welcome and Introductions

9:05am - Speaker Presentation - Craig Lawrence 

10:35am - Break 

11:40am - Speaker Presentation - Marianne Craig 

 12:10pm - Event Concludes


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October 19th, 9:00pm

Speaker bio(s)
Marianne Craig

Marianne has a preferred area of practice in employment and human rights law, and all matters related to the workplace. She regularly advises on obligations and entitlements at termination, contract negotiation, workplace policies, discrimination and the duty to accommodate. She is also a strong advocate, representing clients involved in workplace-related disputes in court and administrative tribunals, such as the Ontario Labour Relations Board and Human Rights Tribunals of Ontario. Marianne advises on legislative requirements for both provincially and federally regulated employers, and assists clients in the private and public sector.

Craig Lawrence

Craig Lawrence is a partner in our Employment and Labour group. His practice involves advising and representing employers in a variety of labour matters, including union certifications, collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, and proceedings before federal and provincial labour relations boards. In addition to his labour work, Craig regularly acts on behalf of employers in employment matters, such as wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights applications, employment contracts and policies, workforce reorganizations, employment standards and pay equity. Craig has appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Divisional Court, a broad array of labour and employment tribunals, as well as numerous arbitrators and mediators. Prior to joining Dentons, Craig practiced at a prominent management-side labour and employment boutique firm in Toronto.