Workplace rules and best practices evolve continuously. As an employer, you need to be aware of new developments in labour and employment law, regardless of what industry/sector you are in or how many employees you have. Effective human resource strategies depend on it.
This seminar will inform you of recent developments in the law and help you learn how to successfully deal with the issues they raise. The MLT Aikins Employment Law Update is designed for both non-unionized and unionized employers. We’ll update you on changes to the rules and help you develop proactive human resource policies and strategies.
ON THE AGENDA:
Do’s and Don’ts of Accommodating Long-Term Disabilities
- Tips for accommodating long-term disabilities
- Updating your Attendance Management Program
- Terminating for frustration and innocent absenteeism
AI and ChatGPT in the Workplace: Friend or Foe?
- Benefits and risks of AI and ChatGPT use at work
- Confidentiality, privacy and human rights implications
- Drafting AI and ChatGPT use policies
What is next in Workplace Law?
- Push for the four-day work week
- Harassment caselaw trends and banning non-disclosure agreements
- Menopause and the Workplace
Case Law and Legislation Update
- Discussing the latest cases from Alberta and the Supreme Court of Canada
- Lessons from COVID case law
- New guidelines on wage-fixing and anti-poach laws
Employment Law Litigation Strategy
- Rise of summary judgment applications in wrongful dismissal claims
- Increase in small claims limit
- Implications for severance negotiations
- Senior employment and labour lawyers will answer your questions on any employment-related topic
- Samantha Finkbeiner
- Justin Haack
- Megan Kheong
- Aaron Marchadour
- Scott MacKenzie
- Walter Pavlic, K.C.
- Arooj Shah
- Jean Torrens
- Kevin Wilson, K.C.
- Registration & Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. | Seminar: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. MDT
- Registration includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
- Registration closes: September 20
- For a full refund, cancel before Tuesday, September 5.
- Registrations submitted after Tuesday, September 5 will not qualify for a refund and are subject to capacity.
- Substitutions may be made at any time. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to process.
- Program and speakers are subject to change.
- Space is limited. Only employers or their representatives are eligible to attend. We reserve the right to decline registrants.
- Pre-approved for 6 CPD hours by CPHR Alberta
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