Your invitation to Alexander Holburn’s 2016 Labour and Employment Lunch n’ Learn Seminar Series

You are invited to join us for the lunch time seminars which our Labour and Employment Group will be presenting this year. See the descriptions below for the topics to be covered at the seminars. Please let us know if you are able to join us by clicking here. We hope to see you at the first seminar coming up on Thursday, April 14th.

SESSION ONE: PRIVACY AT WORK AND DEALING WITH EMPLOYEE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Presented by Eileen Vanderburgh and Michael Watt

Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding restrictions on the collection, use and disclosure of employee personal information
  • Requirements for the use of cameras and surveillance in the workplace
  • Requests for medical information to support absences
  • Employment references, and other background checks (including Facebook and online)
Date: Thursday, April 14th, 2016
Time: 12:00pm Lunch
12:15pm – 1:30pm seminar
Venue: The Offices of Alexander Holburn
27th Floor – 700 West Georgia St., Vancouver

SESSION TWO: PROTECTING CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS INFORMATION
Presented by Lanny Robinson and Derek Frenette

Topics covered will include:

  • What information can be considered proprietary and/or confidential?
  • What form of agreement with employees will work to protect disclosure and misuse of information during employment?
  • Implementing enforceable business protection agreements
  • Post termination options for recovering, or protecting against the misuse of, confidential information
Date: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 
Time: 12:00pm Lunch
12:15pm – 1:30pm seminar
Venue: The Offices of Alexander Holburn
27th Floor – 700 West Georgia St., Vancouver

SESSION THREE: HOT TOPICS – RECENT EMPLOYMENT CASES OF IMPORTANCE TO HUMAN RESOURCES PRACTITIONERS
Presented by Anita Atwal, Lanny Robinson and Derek Frenette

Topics covered will include:

  • What misconduct will justify termination for cause?
  • How far does an employer have to go to identify and accommodate employee disability?
  • When will changes to employment amount to constructive dismissal?
  • A drug and alcohol policy found to be enforceable
Date: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 
Time: 12:00pm Lunch
12:15pm – 1:30pm seminar
Venue: The Offices of Alexander Holburn 
27th Floor – 700 West Georgia St., Vancouver

Seating is limited. Please register by emailing events@nullahbl.ca and indicate which session(s) you are attending.