Durham: IN-Person Employment Law Update with Dorian Persuad

Date and Time

Starts:04/18/2023 5:30 PM

Ends:04/18/2023 8:00 PM

Registration Closes:10/23/2023 10:45 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

1.5 hours Hour(s)

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT OSHAWA 1011 Bloor St. E. Oshawa, Ontario


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Navigating uncertainty and has become commonplace for HR Professionals and their organizations. Understanding changing legislative requirements and recent caselaw can help HR professionals navigate the changing landscape. Please join us for a legal update including key decisions on the issues of time theft, privacy and managing remote workers. 

Learning Objectives/Topics 

  • Overview of recent legislative changes and new requirements in 2023
  • Return to Work: A review of remote work arrangements and whether employers can mandate a return to the office
  • Covid: What legislation has expired, what is still here, and how to employers create and enforce policies when the legal landscape keeps changing
  • Workplace Investigations update:  What types of complaints are being filed post-covid and best practices to investigate


5:30 PM Registration and Networking

6:00 PM  Dinner

6:30 PM  Speaker, Dorian Persuad

7:45 PM Q & A

8:00 PM Event Concludes

Registration Closes: April 13, 2023 @ 8:00 AM

Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Rebecca Lauozn  at rlauzon@hrpa.ca

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Speaker bio(s)
Dorian Persaud, Lawyer

Dorian N. Persaud is a respected employment lawyer whose practice is focused on providing creative solutions for employers and employees. Prior to practising employment law, he obtained a bachelor of commerce degree, worked in wealth management and government, and studied theology. His diverse life experience and education have uniquely prepared him to solve the problems of today’s workplace. Prior to starting his own practice, Dorian was an associate with a prominent employment law boutique in Toronto and a labour and employment law firm in Northern Ontario. He was actively involved in arbitration and collective bargaining. He also provided counsel on the restructuring of private and public sector companies, and worked extensively with First Nations organizations. He also contributed to some compelling human rights cases, such as the defence of a university against allegations of age discrimination in its hiring process. Dorian provides counsel to employers and employees on all areas of employment law, including employment contracts, wrongful dismissals, workplace policies, employment standards, human rights in the workplace, and workplace investigations. Dorian has written and published a number of articles on employment and human rights law and currently sits on the Board of Governors for Knox College, University of Toronto. Writing the Law Exam in 2018? Dorian will walk you through areas of employment law to consider for study in preparation for the exam.