February 21, 2018 | In light of the imminent legalization of marijuana across the country, employers are asking themselves about the potential implications for occupational health and safety. The issue brings into issue the nuanced and complex interplay between human rights, health and safety, and employment law. Employers will need to prioritize workplace policies and procedures to deal with these issues in this brave new world.
The issue of workplace accommodation continues to pose challenges for employers. Given that a failure to accommodate can result in significant liabilities for an employer, a common concern of employers is how to determine the extent to which an employee must be accommodated. In this webinar, we will discuss key issues relating to the duty to accommodate.
An issue that employers frequently grapple with, particularly in today's gig economy, is that of worker status. Misclassifying a worker can have significant legal consequences for employers.
February 7th, 2018 | In this session, Kim Ozubko will discuss the importance of good pension plan governance and risk management. Topics covered will include: Best practices in pension plan governance, types of risk and how to avoid them, the importance of governance audits, what can happen when things go wrong, including common law claims and statutory penalties.
January 24th, 2018 | In this new era of impending legalization, employers are managing an increasing number of employees using marijuana, either for medical or recreational purposes. Join James D. Kondopulos of the Vancouver-based employment and labour law boutique of Roper Greyell LLP as he reviews the current legal landscape, decisions of interest and must-knows for HR professionals.
Join James D. Kondopulos of the Vancouver-based employment and labour law boutique of Roper Greyell LLP as he reviews key recent decisions and must-knows for HR professionals.
With workplace safety top of mind for most employers, Chuck Smith, President of NewHire, will show you how to make safety a priority in your recruiting process.