Hamilton: IN-PERSON Recent Employment Law Developments You Need to Know About

Date and Time

Starts:02/16/2023 8:00 AM

Ends:02/16/2023 11:00 AM

Registration Closes:02/06/2023 11:59 PM

Event Type: Professional Development

2.5 CPD Hour(s)

Waterfront Banquet & Conference Centre 555 Bay Street North, Hamilton, ON


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Additional Information

SOLD OUT but registration is still open - we will register from the waiting list as we get cancellations.

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.

8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM Speaker Presentation
11:00 AM Event Concludes

Event Sponsor

The legal landscape is adjusting to the post-pandemic norm as we face an uncertain economy. Employers are working to adapt to new economic conditions while ensuring they are following new laws and best practices. Join us as we review another year of employment law developments looking forward to 2023.

Learning objectives:

  • Updates and tips on constructive/wrongful dismissals and employment agreements
  • Review of Ontario’s requirement for an electronic monitoring policy
  • Enforceability of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in light of recent developments

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

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Speaker bio(s)
Lauren Bernardi, Lawyer, HR Advisor

Lauren Bernardi founded Bernardi Human Resource Law in 1995 and epitomizes our slogan: forward thinking at work. Her goal was to provide proactive employment law and HR advisory services, and to always stay ahead of the curve. She has consistently met that mission ever since and is a highly regarded leader in the field of human resource law. Lauren works with employers in both the public and private sector and provides practical and common-sense advice to help her clients meet their operational needs. As a business owner herself, she understands the challenges of running an organization and managing a team. Lauren’s legal services include advising employers on legal and HR management issues including hiring, employee management, advising on employee terminations and addressing the duty to accommodate in the workplace. A prolific writer, Lauren is the author of a leading book on workplace policies: “Powerful Employment Policies”.

Suhaib  Ibrahim

Suhaib has worked in private practice and in the municipal sector including acting as legal counsel to a police service. He has conducted investigations for municipalities, fire services, universities, unions and large private companies. Suhaib believes that a work environment is most successful when there is a healthy culture in which everyone feels respected and heard. He is adept at listening to people and has a strong appreciation for different perspectives, backgrounds and lived experiences. He takes a balanced approach to workplace challenges and gets to the heart of the issues that drive conflict and lead to harassment.