Ottawa and District: *SOLD OUT* IN-PERSON Legal Updates and Hot Topics in Human Resources Law

Date and Time

Starts:02/22/2024 7:00 AM

Ends:02/22/2024 9:00 AM

Registration Closes:02/15/2024 8:00 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

1.5 Hour(s)

Holiday Inn & Suites 101 Kanata Avenue Kanata, ON


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Additional Information

This event has reached capacity. When you register online you will be placed onto a WAITLIST. If space opens up closer to the event you will be notified. This is an IN-PERSON event. Registering online in advance is required. Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

A $35 + tax “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance. No exceptions.

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Designed specifically for human resource professionals, this legal update focuses on this year’s most talked-about issues that impact the employment relationship including AI in the workplace, "working" vs "off duty (travel, home mobile), working from home and employee privacy and monitoring, constructive dismissal, and bullying and harassment.


  • Understanding of legal obligations owed to employees arising from recent jurisprudence and legislation
  • Identifying risks in current practices based on jurisprudence
  • Practical tips to mitigate risks and manage current workplace issues


7:00 AM  Registration and Breakfast*
7:30 AM  Speaker Presentation
9:00 AM Event Concludes

*The American - juice, fruit, eggs, bacon, sausagehomefries, baked beans and tea/coffee

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Tammy Williams

Speaker bio(s)
Siobhan O'Brien, Lawyer

Siobhan O’Brien is an Ottawa labour lawyer, employment lawyer and human resource lawyer. She practises management-side labour and employment law and has extensive experience in wrongful dismissal litigation, employment litigation, human rights law, grievance arbitration, labour relations, collective bargaining and strike management. Siobhan is a frequent guest speaker at employment and human resource law events and speaks on employment issues including wrongful dismissals, employment contracts, accommodation, attendance management, independent contractor matters, pregnancy and parental leave, restrictive covenants, employment benefits, workplace policies and procedures and human rights law. Siobhan serves public and private sector clients in the Manufacturing, Social Services, Developmental Services, Education, Healthcare, Financial Services, Technology and Municipal sectors.