HR professionals looking to arm themselves with the latest legal know-how can get expert help from an array of top lawyers and employment pros at the upcoming HR Masterclass Vancouver.
“Employment law is constantly changing and it’s important that HR professionals stay up-to-date,” said Iain Hopkins, editor of Human Resources Director magazine. “This is a great way to get reliable, on-pointe advice from the best in the business.”
Twenty-five speakers will be weighing in on a wide range of employment issues, including harassment and bullying, mental health and disability management, terminations and litigation, and protection of human rights.
The speaker line-up is as follows:
Carman Overholt of Overholt Law – Event chair and welcome address
Martin Sheard and David McWhinnie of Tevlin Gleadle Employment Law Strategies – The essentials: what you need to know for 2015
Eleni Kassaris and Michael Howcroft of Blakes Law Firm – Fostering a respectful workplace: harassment, bullying and human rights
Scott Brent of Work Safe BC, Mental Health Claims Unit – Employer best practices for mental health disability management
Shelley-Mae Mitchell of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP – Re-designing the employment relationship
Terry Roycroft of the Medicinal Cannabis Resource Centre – Medical marijuana in the workplace
Valerie Dixon of Miller Thomson LLP – Managing complex terminations and litigation
Gabriel Chand of Chand & Company Law Corporation – Navigating the temporary foreign worker program
The informative event offers attendees seven hours of content and is approved for CHRP points too. To find out more about the HR Masterclass, due to take place on June 16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, click here