Windsor: IN-PERSON McTague Employment Law Update - What you need to know!


Date and Time

Starts:03/27/2023 8:00 AM

Ends:03/27/2023 11:00 AM

Registration Closes:03/20/2023 8:00 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

2.5 CPD Hour(s)

Location:
Ciociaro Club 3745 N Talbot Rd Oldcastle, Ontario

Price:

HRPA Members: Free or Optional $5 Donation | Non-Members: $45 + tax

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Availability

Additional Information

This is an IN-PERSON event. Registering online in advance 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.

Event Sponsor


We are pleased to have the lawyers of McTague Law Firm provide updates on current case law, statutory changes, and recent developments impacting the workplace. Practical recommendations will be shared on how to proactively manage and respond to workplace issues in order to mitigate legal risk.

While the specific topic details will be finalized closer to the event date, topics may include: COVID-19 impact (return to in-person work and issues of accommodation, remote work rights), naloxone in the workplace, disconnecting from work and electronic monitoring policies, privacy laws, employment contracts, case law updates, termination updates, and/or navigating unionized environments. Join us to stay informed!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about latest legislative updates
  2. Discuss strategies for local businesses and organizations
  3. Review latest litigation cases to mitigate risks from non-compliance issues

Agenda:

8:00 AM  Welcome and Breakfast
8:30 AM  Speaker Presentation | Q&A
11:00 AM  Event Concludes

Registration Closes:  March 20, 2023 at 8:00 AM…or sooner if it sells out.

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Bobbi-Lyn Smith at BLSmith@hrpa.ca

Learning & Giving Back!  As suggested by HRPA members and as part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, HRPA has identified Indspire and Black Youth Helpline as recommended charities. Should you wish to support please select the $5 donation option upon checkout. Thank you!

Speaker bio(s)
David Amyot

In 2002, David Amyot joined the McTague Law Firm and seven years later he became a partner of the firm. Mr. Amyot practices in the Employment and Labour Law Department which is dedicated exclusively to the representation of employers and management in labour and employment law matters. He has assisted clients in responding to union certification applications, collective bargaining, labour arbitration, wrongful dismissal actions, human rights complaints, Ontario Labour Relation Board matters and construction labour issues. Mr. Amyot frequently acts as a Prosecutor for municipal police services regarding police disciplinary matters under the Police Services Act. As well, he provides employers day-to-day advice with respect to ongoing labour and human resource matters.


Garth Kidd

In 2007, Garth Kidd joined the McTague Law Firm and currently practices in the Employment and Labour Law Department. His primary focus is on advising employers in regards to their obligations under provincial and federal labour and employment legislation, including the Employment Standards Act, the Canada Labour Code, and the Human Rights Code. He also assists with the representation of Employers in labour arbitrations, human rights and wrongful dismissal matters. Mr. Kidd has also done a significant amount of research on municipal and privacy law issues.


Stephen Roberts

Stephen Roberts joined the McTague Law Firm as a Partner in January of 2010. Mr. Roberts practices in the Employment and Labour Law Department and represents employers only in the area of Workplace Safety and Insurance, Human Rights, Disability Management, Occupational Health and Safety, other employment and labour law matters. He represents employers regularly at WSIB and WSIAT Appeal Hearings, and before other administration tribunals. In addition, Mr. Roberts assists employers with WSIB audits, rate group classification issues and WSIB registrations along with transfer of costs and SIEF applications. He also advises employers regularly on their obligations under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, the Human Rights Code, and the Employment Standards Act, including advice on return to work, accommodation and severance of employment issues. Stephen is one of only twelve professionals in Ontario certified as a Specialist in Workplace Safety and Insurance Law by the Law Society of Ontario.


Michael Wills

Michael Wills joined the McTague Law Firm in 1995 as a articling student and in 2002 became a partner in the firm. Mr. Wills is an experienced lawyer in the areas of Residential Real Estate and Employment Law (including wrongful termination litigation). Michael Wills and the McTague Law Firm are located in downtown Windsor and provide a full range of legal services throughout Essex County, Ontario.