HR POWER LUNCH: Beyond the Playground - Legal Updates and Best Practices for Employers to Address Workplace Cyberbullying

Date and Time

Starts:08/01/2023 12:00 PM

Ends:08/01/2023 1:30 PM

Registration Closes:07/31/2023 11:30 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

1.5 hours Hour(s)



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Additional Information

HRPA Quinte and District Chapter is pleased to host this HR Power Lunch webinar.

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In this 1.5 hour webinar, Andrew Shaw, a partner at Baker McKenzie in Toronto, shares statutory and case law updates on the growingly important topic of workplace cyberbullying, as well as practical tips that employers can implement to foster a healthy, productive workplace and mitigate legal risk stemming from cyberbullying.

Learning Outcomes

1. Develop an understanding of the current legislative framework surrounding cyberbullying in Canada, and how that framework fits into existing obligations on employers to maintain a violence and harassment-free workplace.
2. Develop an understanding of the current state of the case law on cyberbullying in Canada, including a discussion of key decisions from Tribunals on the subject matter.
3. Practical takeaways employers can implement to mitigate legal risk stemming from cyberbullying, including key policies employers can adopt to address the issue.


12:00 PM Welcome & Introductions
12:05 PM Guest Speaker
1:15 PM Q & A
1:30 PM Event Concludes

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Speaker bio(s)
Andrew Shaw, Lawyer

Andrew Shaw is a partner in the Firm’s Employment & Compensation Law Group. He joined Baker McKenzie LLP as an associate in 2010 and was admitted to the partnership in 2017. Prior to attending law school, Andrew held labour relations/human resources positions at both private and public sector companies. In these roles, he managed the processing of grievances to an appropriate resolution, assisted internal clients with the interpretation of employment-related legislation, and provided counsel to senior management as required.

Andrew assists clients with all aspects of the employment relationship, both unionized and non-unionized, in the province of Ontario and throughout Canada. He advises and represents employers in matters regarding employment standards, labour arbitration, collective bargaining, human rights, wrongful dismissals and occupational health and safety.