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Labour Arbitration and Policy Conference

November 22 - 23, 2017
Hyatt Regency Vancouver


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 1


Current and Critical: Major caselaw and legislative update

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

BREAK (with refreshments)

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Keynote Address


Responding to Crisis Situations in the Workplace

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 2


Reading the Signs in Disability Cases: When does the law impose a "duty to inquire"?

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 3


Overcoming Delay: Crafting an effective expedited arbitration process

1:50 PM - 2:50 PM

BREAK (with refreshments)

2:50 PM - 3:10 PM

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 4


Family Status Update: Practical solutions for childcare and eldercare problems

3:10 PM - 4:15 PM

END OF DAY ONE

4:15 PM

NETWORKING RECEPTION

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Thursday, November 23, 2017


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 5


Spotlight on Workplace Investigations: Top recent cases

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

BREAK (with refreshments)

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Thursday, November 23, 2017


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 6


Trends and Turf Wars: Rising damage awards and choice of forum issues

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Thursday, November 23, 2017


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 7


Arbitrators' Roundtable: Discussing true-to-life cases with the adjudicators

12:45 PM - 1:55 PM

Thursday, November 23, 2017


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 8


High Ho, It's Off to Work We Go: Responding to the challenges of legal drug use

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

BREAK (with refreshments)

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Thursday, November 23, 2017


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 9


Lightning Law: Arbitrators give quick rulings on real cases

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

CONFERENCE ENDS

4:30 PM

Keynote Speakers


Tuesday, November 21, 2017


Recognizing and Accommodating Employees with Mental Health Disabilities

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



Tuesday, November 21, 2017


Conducting Fair and Effective Disciplinary Investigations: A hands-on workshop

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



Friday, November 24, 2017


Update on Legal Issues in Bargaining: An interactive session

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



Friday, November 24, 2017


Smart Bargaining: Optimizing outcomes through advanced research methods

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



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