Past Seminars

Year-end roundup

This seminar will cover the top Labour and Employment cases of the year.

Presenters

Date

November 22, 2017

Webinar Recording

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WorkSafe obligations and compliance

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Mandatory WorkSafe registration and independent contractors
  • Review of employer and worker safety obligations
  • Report of Injury and Inspection Reports
  • Bullying and harassment and discriminatory action complaints

Date

September 27, 2017

Webinar Recording

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WorkSafeBC’s new approach to accident investigations and enforcement

Join Michael Watt, leader of our Labour + Employment Practice, and Mario Montagliani from Shaw Sabey & Associates Ltd. in a webinar presentation on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Their presentation will take you through what to expect from WorkSafeBC’s new approach to accident investigations and enforcement from legal and insurance perspectives.

  • New dual investigations model – What to expect
  • Expanded stop work order authority – When will this be used?
  • Employer incident investigations (preliminary and full investigation; increased role of joint committee)
  • Penalties / corporate liability – Who has liability and for how much?
  • D&O Liability insurance – Why do you need it and how can it protect you?
  • Investigative costs coverage
  • Fines and penalties – How does the policy handle this coverage?
  • Bill C-45 carve out coverage – Why is it important?
  • Exclusions that could impact coverage

Presenters

Date

June 7, 2017

Webinar Recording

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Duty to accommodate in the workplace – recent cases regarding accommodating disabilities in the workplace

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Extent of required accommodation – changes to duties, hours or days of work
  • Medical marijuana, leave of absence and GRTW
  • Preparing to defend possible human rights complaints

Date

May 17, 2017

How to prepare your company for the current M&A and capital markets

Join Stewart Muglich and Paul Langley, from Capital West Partners, as they walk you through the legal and financial ins and outs of preparing your company for maximum returns.

Topics to be covered will include:

  • How to find investors
  • Assessing your capital requirements
  • Preparing your business for sale
  • Steps for a successful transaction

Date

May 10, 2017

Court Actions – Demystifying the Litigation Process

Topics to be covered will include: commencing or responding to court actions, steps in the litigation process, resolution strategies and managing expectations and costs.

Date

March 1, 2017

Webinar Recording

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