The 24th Annual Alberta Labour Law Review (Edmonton)

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The 24th Annual Alberta Labour Law Review (Edmonton)

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

Edmonton
Chateau Lacombe Hotel
November 7 & 8, 2018 

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


ATTENTION LAWYERS: This conference offers Alberta lawyers a total of 11.25 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

MORNING SESSION – 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Damon Bailey and John Carpenter

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

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

AFTERNOON SESSION – 1:15 to 4:30 p.m.
Kristan McLeod and Jean Torrens

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 8

MORNING SESSION – 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Joyce Mitchell and Dan Scott

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

AFTERNOON SESSION – 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.
Mark Asbell (Chair), Gordon Nekolaichuk and Jessica Thomson

Grievance Allowed . . . or Denied?  
An Alberta labour arbitrator offers instant rulings on grievances presented by union and management counsel, with focus on new labour law issues.  


PRESENTERS

Mark Asbell, Q.C.
Labour Arbitrator and Mediator
Asbell Dispute Resolution
Edmonton

Damon Bailey, Q.C.
Employer Counsel
McLennan Ross LLP
Calgary

John Carpenter
Union Counsel
Chivers Carpenter
Edmonton

Kristan McLeod
Union Counsel
Chivers Carpenter
Edmonton

Joyce Mitchell
Employer Counsel
McLennan Ross LLP
Calgary

Gordon Nekolaichuk
Union Counsel
Chivers Carpenter
Edmonton

Dan Scott
Union Counsel
Seveny Scott
Edmonton

Jessica Thomson
Employer counsel
Neuman Thompson LLP
Edmonton

Jean Torrens
Employer Counsel
MLT Aikins LLP
Calgary


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

A special guestroom rate starting at $135 (standard, single/double plus taxes) has been arranged for registrants at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel, 10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW, in downtown Edmonton.
 
Please call reservations directly at (780) 428-6611 or toll-free 1 800-661-8801.

Ask for the Group Rate for the “The Alberta Labour Law Review" (Block Code: 20181106THE). Reserve early as availability is limited.

The Chateau Lacombe is a unionized hotel.

BOOK ONLINE

**Please note that you can only book rooms online that are blocked for this group. If you require pre/post dates or an upgraded/different room type, you will need to call in to the reservations department to book the room. 


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 October 31 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 conference offers Alberta lawyers a total of 11.25 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

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