Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Time: 7:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: BMO Centre, Arabian Room B Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 2W1
As an employer, you need to be informed of the latest developments in employment and labour law. Sound employee relations and reducing employer cost and litigation exposure is of paramount importance.
The Bennett Jones Employment Services Group is a half-day symposium focusing on current issues for employers and how best to adapt to evolving trends.
7:45 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. – Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. – Welcome Remarks
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Employee Medical Information: What Employers Can and Should Know (John Gilmore)
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Not a One Way Street: Employee Obligations (Jim D'Andrea)
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – When Good Employees Go Bad: Remedies for Employee Fraud in Civil Litigation (Christine Plante and Sheena Owens)
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Privacy Protocols and Biometric Attendance Systems (Laura Inglis Chubb and Ceilidh Hemmati)
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. – Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. – Recent Occupational Health and Safety Developments – New Legislation (Jennifer Miller)
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Independent Contractor Status: Risks and Rewards (Stephen Beernaert and Chelsea Hermanson)
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Alcohol and Drug Testing after Irving Pulp & Paper: A Fork in the Road or Just a Bump? (John Batzel)