The 25th Annual Alberta Labour Law Review (Edmonton)

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The 25th Annual Alberta Labour Law Review (Edmonton)

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

Edmonton
November 5 & 6, 2019
Chateau Lacombe Hotel


Attend the 25th 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).


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Registration: 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

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

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 4:30 p.m.
Kristan McLeod and Joyce Mitchell

Common Myths About Cannabis and the Workplace
We dispel common myths – some dangerous if believed – about the impact of cannabis at work in the wake of legalization.

Privacy Intrusions Unions Don’t Like
How privacy intrusions in the workplace – including surveillance, searches and the use of personal information – continue to receive push-back from unions.

The Me Too Movement is Alive and Kicking at Work
How women in Canada are taking back the workplace and how arbitrators and human rights tribunals are paving their way.

Getting Last Chance Agreements Right
A fresh look at last chance agreements, including when they are appropriate, useful provisions, the impact of breaches, and their role in accommodation.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

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 3:00 p.m.
Francis Price (Chair), Maurice Dransfeld and Kara O'Halloran

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

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

John Carpenter
Union Counsel
Chivers Carpenter
Edmonton

Maurice Dransfeld
Employer Counsel
McLennan Ross LLP
Edmonton

Kristan McLeod
Union Counsel
Chivers Carpenter
Edmonton

Joyce Mitchell
Employer Counsel
McLennan Ross LLP
Calgary

Kara O'Halloran
Union Counsel
Chivers Carpenter
Edmonton

Francis Price, Q.C.
Labour Arbitrator
Reynolds Mirth Richards and Farmer LLP
Edmonton

Dan Scott
Union Counsel
Seveny Scott
Edmonton

Jean Torrens
Employer Counsel
MLT Aikins LLP
Calgary


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

A special guestroom rate of $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 and ask for the Group Rate for “The Alberta Labour Law Review." The Block Code is 20191104THE. 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 the reservations department to book your 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 29 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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