Niagara: IN PERSON Workplace Investigations Essentials - Fair Processes and Reliable Findings

Date and Time

Starts:10/19/2023 5:30 PM

Ends:10/19/2023 8:30 PM

Registration Closes:10/11/2023 8:00 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

1.5 CPD Hour(s)

Johnny Rocco's - St. Catharines, 271 Merritt Street, St. Catharines, 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 at least 3 business days in advance. Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

5:30 PM Registration and Networking
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Speaker Presentation
8:30 PM Event Concludes

Event Sponsor

Overview of practice and legal developments in workplace harassment and violence, and investigations, in remote and hybrid workspaces. A particular focus will be procedural fairness in any medium of investigation, ensuring reliability of process and outcomes. The final work product of an investigation is the workplace investigation report. We will review the necessary substance of workplace investigation reports, and effective formats for reporting our findings.

Learning Objectives

  1. Defining Procedural Fairness in workplace investigations;
  2. Applying the principle of Procedural Fairness to unique complaints and investigation processes;
  3. Understanding the components and necessary information to include in final investigation reports.

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

Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.

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Speaker bio(s)
Mike MacLellan

Mike joined Crawford Chondon & Partners LLP following his call to the Bar of Ontario in 2010, and joined the partnership in 2018. Between 2011 and 2012, Mike was legal counsel (labour and employment) to the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, working in close concert with the organization's HR professionals. Mike advises employers on a wide array of legal matters including: collective bargaining, interpretation and application of collective agreements, employee discipline and termination of employment, human rights, workplace violence and harassment, responding to union certification applications and related employer applications, construction industry matters arising under the Labour Relations Act, and complaints under the Employment Standards Act, 2000. Mike also has a busy workplace investigations practice. He has achieved a workplace investigations certificate from the U of T's Centre for Human Resources and Industrial Relations, and led seminars on workplace investigations.