2023 HR Law Year in Review & Trends to Watch in 2024 – Webinar January 30th

Each year Williams HR Law LLP does a great summary on what to “be on the look out for” in the year ahead around Employment Law and HR issues.  Details are below.  Hold the date and watch for more

Keep an eye out for registration information for the webinar, which will be shared in early January. 

Organizations across Canada are continuously challenged to stay ahead in the world of HR Law. From the challenges associated with remote work, nuanced terminations, and legislative updates to matters of bad faith conduct, accommodations and independent contractor relationships, it is difficult to stay afloat, let alone be proactive in navigating the numerous changes that have emerged in 2023.

To keep you and your organization In the Know, Laura Williams and the Williams HR Law team invite you to our annual, complimentary 2023 HR Law Year in Review & Trends to Watch in 2024 webinar on January 30, 2024, from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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Topics that will be covered in this Year in Review webinar will include:

  • Remote work challenges, such as time theft and moonlighting, including strategies to foster successful remote work arrangements
  • The latest shifts in the law on the enforceability of termination clauses and the assessment of reasonable notice
  • The expanded scope of bad faith conduct, including best practices to avoid liability for moral and punitive damages
  • Key developments related to accommodations, including compliance strategies for mask and vaccination policies
  • New WSIB reporting requirements and case law
  • Legal developments related to fixed-term independent contractor agreements, and best practices for organizations to mitigate risk
  • Critical considerations when assessing credibility and reliability in workplace investigations
  • Legislative updates affecting Ontario and federally regulated employers, including pay transparency and notice of termination requirementsThis interactive webinar will include Q&A time for attendees to pose questions which Williams HR Law’s lawyers will answer live.

Canada is rolling out its dental care program. Here’s what you need to know

There is still a lot to be announced about the upcoming Federal Dental program (hint: Don’t expect too much), but in the meantime, these articles are proving some of the details people have been waiting for on the implementation.

Toronto Star Article

CP24 Article.

Our past blog posts also provide details on coding T-4’s

Any questions?  Just reach out and we’ll try and help.

HR Resources updated for Mainstay Client Partners

As a Mainstay Insurance client/partner we have obtained free HR resources for your firm.  Many of you have already subscribed, and use the templates and documents to help set up policies, or to be prepared before speaking to an employment lawyer (saves time and money!)

Now there is a New Updated Version with Important changes to the Employment Agreement Template

  • The Employment Agreement Template has been revised to include the following changes:Additional language to protect your business against force majeure or unforeseen circumstances such as a pandemic.
  • General language and consistency edits throughout the document.

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