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2023 - A Year in Review: Labour + Employment (Part 2)
Seminars + Webinar

Join members of our Labour + Employment Group for our annual Year in Review, which focuses on legal updates for management and employee groups.

Part 2 of this series covered Employment, Privacy and Human Rights. To view Part 1, which covered Labour and Occupational Health + Safety, please click here

Employment Presented by Geoffrey Hope + Matt Vernon

  • Advancing class action claims by large groups of employees against employers
  • Key strategies for successfully maintaining “just cause” in termination
  • Understanding the duties of independent contractors
  • Addressing claims related to COVID-19 policies and issues

Privacy Presented by Kelly Nicholson + Marc Yu

  • Balancing the protection of personal information with non-solicit and non-compete interests
  • Regulator perspectives on employers' obligations to safeguard personal information
  • Review of notable privacy cases from 2023 and upcoming legislative developments

Human Rights Presented by Austin Ward + Caitlyn Field

  • Review of the jurisdiction for human rights complaints in unionized workplaces
  • Evaluating witness credibility and the Commission's role as a gatekeeper
  • A look into the development of the new tort of harassment and its relation to human rights issues
  • Assessing the impact of increased damages for injury to dignity on litigation strategies
This session has been approved by CPHR Alberta for 2 CPD hours.



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