Fundamentals of Employment Law for Team Leads, Supervisors and Managers
Southwestern Chapter Office
101-200 Queens Avenue, London, ON, N6A 1J3
Date and Time: February 21, 2019 9am - 12:15pm
| ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT
The Employment Relationship
At every 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 a practical understanding of employment law,
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. Participants will also gai
n an understanding of the
provincial standards and common law principles of employment law to handle employment issues that arise on a day-to-day
The employment relationship has been likened to
a marriage, and that analogy will form the basis of the seminar
-What kind of a relationship do you want? What’s the
difference between an independent contractor and an employee?
-Common mistakes in recruitment and how to avoid
-The proposal and the
pre-nuptial agreement: The benefits, best practices and pitfalls of hire offers
and contracts of employment.
the relationship: Dealing with poor performance, leaves of absence and
-Ending the relationship: what’s
the difference between "lay off", "termination" and "severance"?
-The termination package: what does
it include and how much?
faith and the "art" of the termination meeting
About the Presenter: Patricia Forte, BA , LLB, CRM, Miller
Patricia provides insightful advice and skilled
advocacy in the following core areas:
focusing on the defence of property, casualty, and disability claims. She
provides opinions on coverage, policy interpretation, and compliance with
statutory and policy requirements.
law: advising clients about employment
standards, contracts, policies, privacy, restrictive covenants, workplace
investigations, employment discipline, termination, wrongful dismissal claims,
and human rights complaints.
Legal risk management
services: offering legal risk audits,
risk management planning, training, and education. Pat leverages her knowledge
of the law and emerging legal issues to help clients to safeguard against
individual and business risks, losses, and hazards.
Pat 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 (@PatForteMT).
The price of our half-day seminars include breakfast snacks upon arrival
and morning refreshment.Register today!
CE Credits: 3
RIBO Management Hours
Cancellation Policy: No refunds, credit
notes issued only with 48 hour written notice.
If you have any questions or for
assistance with registration, please contact us: email@example.com