AB Employment Law Update 2018

Calgary, Alberta

Event Time and Date

  • October 17, 2018
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Venue: Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire


255 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


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Workplace rules and best practices evolve continuously. As an employer you need to be aware of the new developments in employment and labour law, regardless of your industry/sector 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 deal successfully with the issues they raise. The MLT Aikins Employment Law Update is designed for both non-unionized and unionized employers. We’ll get you up-to-date on changes to the rules and help you develop proactive human resource policies and strategies.


Changes to OH&S Laws

  • Learn about recent changes to Alberta and Federal OH&S laws
  • Know the new obligations for employers, supervisors, workers and contractors
  • Find out about new investigative and remedial powers of government regulators

Alberta Labour Relations Code – Fallout From Recent Amendments

  • Review the new certification rules and procedures
  • Get the details on recent auto-certification case law
  • Strategize on how non-union employers can stay that way

Alberta Case Law Update

  • Learn about the latest cases from Alberta courts, arbitrators and human rights tribunals
  • Get updated on recent random drug testing and duty to accommodate case law
  • Find out what is happening with social media misuse and non-competes

Legal Pot – Are you Ready for October 17, 2018?

  • Get tips to tweak your policies and train your people
  • Ensure you know the latest cases on cannabis in the workplace
  • See what’s coming – what can you expect after October 17, 2018?

Best Practices for #MeToo Investigations

  • Prepare for #MeToo complaints and  investigations
  • Learn what can make #MeToo complaints unique
  • Know best practices for how to respond

Open Forum

Senior employment and labour lawyers answer your questions on any employment-related topic


Adam Kaukas
Megan Kheong
Walter Pavlic, Q.C.
Jean Torrens
Kevin Wilson, Q.C.
Lynsey M. Gaudin


  • Registration & Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. | Seminar: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Registration includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
  • Registration closes: Tuesday, October 9, 2018.
  • For a full refund, cancel before Wednesday, October 10, 2018.
  • Registrations submitted after Wednesday, October 10, 2018 will not qualify for a refund and are subject to capacity.
  • Substitutions may be made at anytime. Contact labourlaw@mltaikins.com 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.

Download brochure. This seminar is also being held in Edmonton on Thursday, October 18.


Amy Foley, MLT Aikins LLP
Suite 2200, 10235 – 101st Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 3G1

P: (780) 969-5092
F: (780) 969-3549

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