The 22nd Annual BC Labour Law Review (Vancouver)
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THE 22nd ANNUAL BC LABOUR LAW REVIEW (VANCOUVER)
The year's top labour law developments affecting BC unions and employers.
Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
December 7 & 8, 2016
Attend the 22nd Annual BC Labour Law Review and catch up on the year's top developments in labour law and their impact on unions and employers in BC.
At this state-of-the-law conference, experienced union and management counsel will help you understand new developments in labour law and their impact on the unionized workplace.
ATTENTION LAWYERS: This conference is accredited by the Law Society of BC for 11.5 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) credits.
CPHR: This conference is accredited by the Human Resource Management Association of BC for 11.5 CPHR Continuing Professional Development hours.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7
Registration: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
MORNING SESSION -- 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Allan Black and Tom Roper
BC Labour Arbitration Update
The year's top labour arbitration awards from BC and their impact on union and employer representatives.
BC Labour Relations Board Update
The year's top decisions of the BC Labour Relations Board and their impact on union and employer representatives.
AFTERNOON SESSION -- 1:15 to 4:30 p.m.
Jessica Burke and Craig Munroe
The Rise of Privacy in the Workplace
Recent cases weigh in on how privacy rights are expanding in all areas of the workplace -- covering medical, computer, online and client/patient information -- and the remedies being awarded for privacy breaches.
The Art of Matching the Discipline to the Misconduct
How to ensure that the disciplinary penalty imposed on an employee fits the misconduct, with a focus on recent cases where penalties have been overturned by arbitrators.
A Real Duty to Warn
Recent cases on how arbitrators are demanding more stringent, clear warnings be given to employees in both disciplinary and non-disciplinary scenarios.
The Union's Role in Discipline and Accommodation Cases
The critical role that unions have when representing their members in discipline and accommodation matters, and the emerging implications for all parties.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8
MORNING SESSION -- 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Chuck Harrison and Shona Moore
A review of the year's top accommodation cases from across Canada and their impact on union and employer representatives in BC.
AFTERNOON SESSION -- 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.
John McConchie (Chair), Heather Hettiarachchi and Lindsay Lyster
Grievance Allowed . . . or Denied?
An arbitrator offers instant rulings on hypothetical grievances presented by union and management counsel, with focus on new labour law issues.
Allan Black, Q.C.
Integritas Workplace Law
Moore Edgar Lyster
Labour Arbitrator and Mediator
McConchie & Company
Shona Moore, Q.C.
Moore Edgar Lyster
Gall Legge Grant & Munroe
Thomas Roper, Q.C.
A special guestroom rate of $189 (standard, single/double plus taxes) has been arranged for conference attendees at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, 1133 West Hastings Street in downtown Vancouver. Phone hotel reservation directly at (604) 689-9211 or toll-free 1 844-337-3118 and ask for the group rate for “The BC Labour Law Review.” Reserve early as availability is limited. The Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront is a unionized hotel.
** Please note: If you require a hotel room for the conference, the cutoff date for reservations is Monday, November 7. After that date, the hotel is in a sold-out position and no more rooms will be available.
Includes two-day program, conference binder, Certificate of Attendance, continental breakfast and refreshments.
Accommodations and other meals are not included.
Individual: $795 (plus $39.75 GST = $834.75)
Group (3+ each): $745 (plus $37.25 GST = $782.25)
Super Group (7+ each): $695 (plus $34.75 GST = $729.75)
To qualify for group rates, individuals must be from the same organization, or union local, AND register together at the same time.
Individuals registering separately will not qualify for group rates.
CANCELLATIONS must be in writing and received by November 30 in order to qualify for a full refund less a $50 administration fee. Non-compliance will result in liability for the entire tuition.
Members of the CBABC qualify for a 10% discount.
SUBSTITUTIONS may be made at any time.
This conference is accredited by the Human Resource Management Association of BC for 11.5 CPHR Continuing Professional Development hours.
This conference is accredited by the Law Society of BC for 11.5 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) credits.