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FREE webinar: How COVID-19 is Impacting Reasonable Notice
November 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Date: November 26, 2020
Event start time: 2:00pm Newfoundland Time
Bettina Xue Griffin, Blue J Legal
Samantha Lucifora, Monkhouse Law
Jody Sutherland, McLennan Ross
COVID-19 has forced many companies to lay off employees without cause. Canadian employers are grappling with difficult decisions around the appropriate amount of reasonable notice they must provide workers.During this webinar, employment lawyers from leading Canadian employment & labour law firms will discuss how the current economic environment may impact reasonable notice periods awarded by the courts. Specific attention will be placed on the dramatic shift in job market conditions across industries and geographic locations.
Who should attend:
HR professionals / in-house counsel, especially those that handle terminations.
|Format: Online – Live Webinar
Time: Log-in: 1:45 – 2:00pm (NST); Presentation: 2:00pm – 3:00pm (NST)
Registration for this webinar must be done through the CPHR BC & Yukon registration website.
The process for registration is as follows:
All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session.
Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar. Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to [email protected].
|About the speakers:
Bettina Xue Griffin is a legal research associate at Blue J Legal. She has experience in commercial litigation and applies her practice expertise to develop machine-learning software on topics such as US and Canadian federal tax law and Canadian employment law.
In her employment law practice, Samantha Lucifora routinely deals with various workplace issues, including wrongful dismissals, constructive dismissal, human rights violations in the workplace, and disability claims for employees. For Toronto employers, she helps with preventing, planning for, and successfully navigating various workplace issues. Having developed an interest in workplace investigations, Samantha has completed HRPA’s Workplace Investigations Training and Certificate Program.
Jody Sutherland focuses on collaborating with her clients to come up with creative, proactive solutions, catered to their specific needs. Her experience representing both employees and employers in employment and human rights matters provides her with an understanding of the different perspectives, typical problems, and arguments of parties facing termination, employment contract disputes and wrongful dismissal claims, as well as human rights complaints. In addition to representing her clients, Jody regularly provides strategic advice to employers on best practices for accommodation, return to work, drafting of employment contracts and workplace policies, and workplace investigations.
Fees and/or agenda are subject to change without notice.
All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714
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