The 23rd Annual Saskatchewan Labour Law Review (Saskatoon)

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THE 23rd ANNUAL SASKATCHEWAN LABOUR LAW REVIEW (SASKATOON)

The year's top labour law developments affecting Saskatchewan unions and employers.

Saskatoon
TCU Place
November 21 & 22, 2017 


Attend the 23rd Annual Saskatchewan Labour Law Review and catch up on the year's top developments in labour law and their impact on unions and employers in Saskatchewan.

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 has been approved by the Law Society of Saskatchewan for 11.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.

CPHR:  This program has been accredited by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Saskatchewan (CPHR Saskatchewan) for 12 CPHR Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours. 


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

REGISTRATION: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

MORNING SESSION – 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Marcus Davies and Meghan McCreary

Saskatchewan Labour Arbitration Update
The year's top labour arbitration awards from Saskatchewan and their impact on union and employer representatives.

Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board Update
The year's top decisions of the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board and their impact on union and employer representatives.

AFTERNOON SESSION – 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. 
Robert Frost-Hinz and Crystal Norbeck

The Criminal Employee
What are the legal implications when an employee commits a criminal offence – on or off the workplace – and faces criminal charges, conviction or prison.
 
Correcting Poor Performance: Best Practices
Learn best practices for addressing poor performance and what arbitrators are saying when employers get it wrong.  
 
When Employees Engage in Sexual Misconduct
Options for dealing with the misconduct of employees who engage in sex crimes, sexual harassment and sex talk – on and off the workplace. 
 
The Top 10 Progressive Discipline Mistakes to Avoid
Sometimes the simplest things get overlooked in the steps of progressive discipline as you will see in this review of common and avoidable mistakes.  


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22

MORNING SESSION – 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Gary Bainbridge and Kevin Wilson

Accommodation Update
A review of the year's top accommodation cases from across Canada and their impact on union and employer representatives in Saskatchewan. 

AFTERNOON SESSION – 1:15 to 3:00 p.m. 
Gary Bainbridge and Kevin Wilson with Guest Arbitrators Beth Bilson, Sheila Denysiuk and Rob Garden

Grievance Allowed . . . or Denied?  
Three arbitrators offer instant rulings on grievances presented by union and management counsel, with focus on new labour law issues. 


PRESENTERS

Gary Bainbridge
Union Counsel
Bainbridge Jodouin Cheecham
Saskatoon

Beth Bilson, Q.C. 
Labour Arbitrator and Mediator
Saskatoon

Marcus Davies
Union Counsel
Bainbridge Jodouin Cheecham
Saskatoon

Sheila Denysiuk, Q.C.
Labour Arbitrator and Mediator
Hnatyshyn Gough
Saskatoon

Robert Frost-Hinz
Employer Counsel
MLT Aikins LLP
Saskatoon

Rob Garden, Q.C.
Labour Arbitrator and Mediator
Calgary

Meghan McCreary
Employer Counsel
MLT Aikins LLP
Regina 

Crystal Norbeck
Union Counsel
Gerrand Rath Johnson
Regina

Kevin Wilson, Q.C. 
Employer Counsel
MLT Aikins LLP
Saskatoon


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The seminar location is TCU Place, 35-22nd Street East in Saskatoon. TCU Place is a unionized facility.

**Special guestroom rates starting at $159 (single/double plus taxes) have been arranged for conference attendees at the Holiday Inn Saskatoon Downtown,101 Pacific Avenue (across from TCU Place).

Please contact hotel reservations directly at (306) 986-5000 and ask for the group rate for "The Saskatchewan Labour Law Review.” Reserve early as availability is limited.


TUITION
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 14 in order to qualify for a full refund less a $50 administration fee. Non-compliance will result in liability for the entire tuition.

SUBSTITUTIONS may be made at any time.

 

This program has been accredited by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Saskatchewan (CPHR Saskatchewan) for 12 CPHR Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours. 

This conference has been approved by the Law Society of Saskatchewan for 11.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.

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