Fundamentals of Employment Law for Team leads, Supervisors & Managers
18 King St. E. 16th Floor, Toronto, ON, M5C 1C4
Date and Time: November 01, 2018 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
step of the employment relationship from advertising an opening, to interviewing
a candidate, to hiring and firing an employee, missteps can cause issues that
lead to legal action. As a team lead, supervisor or manager you need to be aware
of the pitfalls and how to avoid them. Join us to learn more about employment
law and how it affects your role in the insurance industry.
This half-day interactive
presentation is designed to provide you a practical understanding of employment
law. The session will focus on non-unionized workplaces in Ontario. It is
suitable for individuals involved in hiring, managing, supervising, disciplining
and terminating workers, and implementing workplace policies and
procedures. In this session, you will gain an understanding of the
provincial standards and common law principles of employment law to handle
employment issues that arise on a day-to-day basis.
The employment relationship has been likened to a
marriage, and that analogy will form to basis of the exploration of the
following subject matter:
- What kind of a relationship
do you want? What’s the difference between an independent contractor and an
- Common mistakes in
recruitment and how to avoid them
- The proposal and the
pre-nuptial agreement: The benefits, best practices and pitfalls of hire
offers and contracts of employment.
- Maintaining the relationship:
Dealing with poor performance, leaves of absence and misconduct
- Ending the relationship:
what’s the difference between "lay off", "termination" and "severance"?
- The termination package: what
does it include and how much?
- Good faith and the "art" of
the termination meeting
Patricia Forte, BA , LLB, CRM, Miller Thomson
provides insightful advice and skilled advocacy in the following core areas: Insurance litigation, Employment law
and legal risk management services.
She obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology
from the University of Waterloo and her law degree from Western University. She
was called to the bar in 1997. Pat also holds leadership positions within the
firm – as the Waterloo Office Managing Partner (2014-present) and as the
Southwestern Ontario Litigation Practice Liaison. Pat regularly speaks and
writes on current topics of interest and about emerging legal trends on her
firm’s Insurance Law Blog and on Twitter
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