Speaking Engagements

June 20, 2017, Lancaster House, Moderator, Tipping the Scale: What Factors Will Arbitrators Take Into Account When Assessing Discipline? 

May 2, 2017, Partners in Prevention 2017, Legitimate Work Refusals and Labour Relations Complaints.

March 2, 2017, Lancaster House, Moderator, Prescriptions for Obtaining Medical Information

February 8, 2017, Osgoode Professional Development, Grievance Arbitrations: Protecting Rights and Resolving Conflicts.

February 7, 2017, Ontario Bar Association Institute, Making Sense of the Occupational Health and Safety Landscape.

January 25, 2017, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, OMG!  Effectively Advising Corporations Following Serious Workplace Accidents.

November 8, 2016, Lancaster House, Moderator, Sick Leave and Return to Work

October 20, 2016, Lancaster House, Co-Chair, Toronto Workplace Safety & Insurance Conference.

September 30, 2016, Termination & Severance Practices in Canada Breakfast.

August 18, 2016, Lancaster House, Moderator, Autism in the Workplace: Understanding and accommodating autism spectrum disorders.

May 12, 2016, Lancaster House, Moderator, Family First?  Best practices in accommodating childcare and eldercare responsibilities in the workplace.

November 26, 2015, Lancaster House, Prescriptions for Dealing with Doctors: Getting the Information You Need.

November 26, 2014, Lancaster House, Moderator, Dealing with a Workplace Epidemic: Accommodating stress, anxiety and depression.

October 15, 2014, Ontario Bar Association, Labour Law Essentials: The Pros’ Perspectives: Union, Employer and Arbitrator Insights on Current Issues.

June 19, 2014, Association of Corporate Counsel, Emerging Global Trends for Corporation Counsel (Social Media in the Workplace).

April 23, 2014, Lancaster House, Moderator, Managing the Transition to Retirement: Flexible work arrangements and other critical issues for retiring employees.

February 13, 2014, Lancaster House, Moderator, Quitting But Not Splitting: When do resignations not count due to stress, illness or anger?

February 12, 2014, Osgoode Professional Development, Grievance Arbitration: Protecting Rights and Resolving Conflict.

February 6, 2014, Ontario Bar Association Institute 2014, Effectively Navigating Injuries and Disabilities in the Workplace (Workplace Safety and Insurance Law).

December 11, 2013, Lancaster House, Labour Arbitration Panel (Expert Evidence).

November 18, 2013, Retail Council of Canada, Employment Standards Act Primer.

October 10, 2013, Lancaster House, Chair, Annual Health and Safety Conference.

October 3, 2013, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, Due Diligence Update.

August 9, 2013, How the Occupational Health and Safety Act Applies to Regulate Your Business.

June 27, 2013, Terminating the Employment Relationship

May 23, 2013, Ontario Bar Association, Workplace Safety and Insurance Law Update.

February 7, 2013, Lancaster House, Audio Conference, Workplace Bullying.

February 7, 2013, Osgoode Professional Development, The Osgoode Certificate in Labour Law, Grievance Arbitration: Protecting Rights and Resolving Conflicts.

January 24, 2013, Human Resources and Professionals Association Annual Conference, When You Can and When You Should Terminate for Cause.

January 24, 2013, Human Resources and Professionals Association Annual Conference, What to Say and Do When a Health and Safety Incident Occurs.

November 15, 2012, Lancaster House, Occupational Health and Safety Conference, Major Case Law Update.

February 15, 2012, Osgoode Professional Development, The Osgoode Certificate in Labour Law, Grievance Arbitration: Protecting Rights and Resolving Conflicts.

December 12, 2011, Osgoode Professional Development, Employment Law 2011: Managing Legal Risk in Challenging Times, Recruitment and Hiring: the Legal and Practical Guide (with Sarah Crossley).

November 17, 2011, Moderator, Lancaster House Audio Conference, Dealing with Bullying Bosses: How Management Can Control Them; How Employees Can Effectively Respond to Them.

October 19, 2011, Insight Conference, Bill 160: Shaping Health & Safety Policy for the Future, Work Refusal Rights and Reprisal Rules.

October 13, 2011, Lancaster House, Workplace Safety and Insurance Conference, Major Case Law and Legislative Update: What’s New?

September 15, 2011, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, Occupational Health and Safety Panel, The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work.

April 27, 2011, Lancaster House, Human Rights and Accommodation Conference, Employee’s Medical Information: What Employers Can Request, What They Can’t.

April 14, 2011, Osgoode Professional Development, The Osgoode Certificate in HR Law for HR Professionals, Conducting Workplace Investigations.

February 4, 2011, Ontario Bar Association Institute, Corporate Counsel/Labour and Employment Law, Managing Day-to-Day Employment Law Issues.

December 10, 2010, Lancaster House and the University of Toronto Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, Settlement Agreements: Structuring the Deal to Your Advantage.

October 26, 2010, Lancaster House, The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work: The Latest Law, the Current Trends.

October 20, 2010, Lancaster House, Workshop on Duty of Fair Representation.
February 25, 2009, Landscape Ontario, Employment Law Update.

May 29, 2008 , HReview Seminar, Ontario’s New Human Rights Regime – What Every Employer Should Know.

November 2007, Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario: Emergency Preparedness Conference, Planning for the Next Pandemic: The Legal Environment in Ontario.