The 24th Annual Saskatchewan Labour Law Review (Saskatoon)

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The 24th Annual Saskatchewan Labour Law Review (Saskatoon)

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

Saskatoon 
TCU Place
November 28 & 29, 2018

Attend the 24th Annual Saskatchewan Labour Law Review and catch up on the year's top labour law developments and their impact on unions and employers in Saskatchewan.


ATTENTION LAWYERS: A request is pending for this conference to be approved for credit by the Law Society of Saskatchewan.  

CPHR: An application for CPHR accreditation has been made to the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Saskatchewan (CPHR Saskatchewan).


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

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

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 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Robert Frost-Hinz and Crystal Norbeck

10 Ways Legalized Pot Will Shake Up Your Workplace
The far-reaching effects legalized pot will have in the workplace that involve workplace rules, use and possession at work and workplace benefit plans.  
 
How to Say No to a Sexualized Workplace
Multi-strategies for preventing the sexualization of the workplace including effective harassment and misconduct policies, appropriate discipline, and addressing early warning signs.  

New Cases That Change the State of Drug Testing 
New rules for testing employees for drug and alcohol use that impact random testing, the testing of impaired workers and testing in non-safety-sensitive positions.

Investigation Horror Stories
How to avoid botched workplace investigations through effective investigation policies, appropriate follow-up procedures and best practices.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29

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 Brian Kenny

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


PRESENTERS

Gary Bainbridge, Q.C.
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

Brian Kenny, Q.C. 
Labour Arbitrator and Mediator
Regina

Crystal Norbeck
Union Counsel
Gerrand Rath Johnson
Regina

Shannon Whyley
Employer Counsel
MLT Aikins LLP
Saskatoon

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 will be arranged for conference attendees at a nearby hotel. Hotel information TBA.


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 21 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.

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