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Danna Morrison

Danna Morrison Mediation & Arbitration Inc.

Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB)


Sebastien Anderson

Union Counsel
Labour Rights Law

Meg Atkinson

Union Counsel
Kastner Ko LLP

Erin Cutler

Senior Legal Director and General Counsel
Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC)

Stephanie Ramsay

Employer Counsel
Matthews Dinsdale

In this webinar, panelists will examine recent cases and legislative updates impacting employees in the healthcare sector. Topics to be addressed in the session and materials include:

  • Recent decisions regarding the enforceability of wage restraint legislation;
  • Noteworthy interest arbitration decisions addressing factors such as inflation and staffing and recruitment;
  • Recently negotiated collective agreements in the healthcare sector and emerging trends in collective agreement clauses;
  • Trends in healthcare privatization and recent legislation introduced in several provinces restructuring the organization and delivery of healthcare services;
  • Recent Labour Board decisions addressing illegal strike activity, statutory freeze violations, and contracting out and the use of agency workers;
  • Noteworthy grievance arbitration decisions addressing key workplace issues such as discrimination and discipline; and
  • Legislative and other government initiatives aimed at addressing staff shortages, recruitment and retention, and burnout in the healthcare sector.
  • What do arbitrators in the healthcare sector have to say about:
    • Staffing shortages;
    • Use of agency workers;
    • Recruitment and retention;
    • Inflation;
    • Contracting out;
    • Mandatory vaccination;
    • Burnout;
    • Abuse of residence; and
    • Assaults on staff.

Final selection of topics will take place in the weeks prior to the webinar, ensuring coverage of the latest and most significant developments.


CPD Alberta
This program has been approved for Continuing Professional Development 1.5 hours under Category A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).
CPD BC and Yukon
This program has been approved by CPHR BC & Yukon for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.
CPD Alberta
This program has been approved by CPHR Alberta for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.


  • This program has been approved by the Law Society of British Columbia for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.
  • Members of the Law Society of Ontario may consider counting this program for 1.5 Substantive hours; 0 Professionalism hours.
  • Members of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society may count this program for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.
  • Members of the Law Society of New Brunswick may consider this program for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.

Additional Information

Valuable, up-to-date materials and case summaries will be available for downloading from our website. Each webinar is accompanied by a PDF of concise summaries of the cases discussed.

Live webinar, video, and MP3 bundle – $440
Live webinar – $275
Video and MP3 – $275
(Registrations must be paid in advance of the webinar)
Please contact us by email, or by phone at (416) 977-6618, for discount pricing for additional participants and group orders.


The video recording, MP3 file, and materials are available for download and viewing one business day after the live webinar. After purchasing, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to access and download the video recording, MP3 file, and materials. For purchases for upcoming webinars, once the video recording and MP3 file and materials are available, registrants will receive an update e-mail informing them that the links are now ready.

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