The 25th Annual Saskatchewan Labour Law Review (Saskatoon)

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The 25th Annual Saskatchewan Labour Law Review (Saskatoon)

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

Saskatoon 
November 27 & 28, 2019
TCU Place


Attend the 25th 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: This conference has been accredited by the Law Society of Saskatchewan for 11.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.

    

CPHR: This conference has been accredited by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Saskatchewan (CPHR Saskatchewan) for 11.5 Continuing Professional Development CPD hours.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Registration: 7:30 – 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.
Susan Barber and Crystal Norbeck

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.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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. 
Guest Arbitrators:  Beth Bilson, Sheila Denysiuk and Dan Ish
Counsel: Gary Bainbridge, Robert Frost-Hinz, Sam Schonhoffer and Kevin Wilson

Grievance Allowed . . . or Denied?  
Three Saskatchewan labour arbitrators offer instant rulings on grievances presented by union and management counsel, involving new developments in labour law. 


PRESENTERS

Gary Bainbridge, Q.C.
Union Counsel
Bainbridge Jodouin Cheecham
Saskatoon

Susan Barber, Q.C. 
Employer Counsel
McDougall Gauley LLP
Regina

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

Marcus Davies
Barrister, Solicitor and Mediator
Saskatoon

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

Robert Frost-Hinz
Employer Counsel
MLT Aikins LLP
Saskatoon

Dan Ish, Q.C. 
Labour Arbitrator and Mediator
Saskatoon

Crystal Norbeck
Union Counsel
Gerrand Rath Johnson
Regina

Sam Schonhoffer
Union Counsel
Gerrand Rath Johnson
Regina

Shannon Whyley
Legal Counsel
Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation
Saskatoon

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


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The conference 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 20 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.

CPHR: This conference has been accredited by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Saskatchewan (CPHR Saskatchewan) for 11.5 Continuing Professional Development CPD hours.

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

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