9th Annual Western Canada Labour and Employee Relations Forum


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Report Code: HRP14939.  January, 2014 | Toronto, ON

ARTICLE 1: Case Law Update from Manitoba:  Legal Developments and Ramifications for Employers, Unions and Employees

Robert Olson

ARTICLE 2: Interprovincial Update: Saskatchewan

Jana M. Linner
MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP

ARTICLE 3: Leading Arbitration and Labour Board Cases in Western Canada

Teresa R. Haykowsky
Legal Counsel
McLennan Ross LLP

ARTICLE 4: Recent British Columbia Labour Cases

William Clements
Koskie Glavin Gordon

ARTICLE 5: Emerging Human Rights Issues

Sebastien Anderson
Barrister & Solicitor
Labour Rights Law Office

ARTICLE 6: Emerging Human Rights Issues

Kirsten D. Hume
Partner, Harris & Company LLP

ARTICLE 7: Collective Bargaining Dynamics and Trends

Debbie Cameron
Director of Mediation Division and Conflict Resolution Programs
BC Labour Relations Board

ARTICLE 8: Collective Bargaining In Public And Private Sector:  Negotiation Strategies, Tactics And
Mistakes To Avoid

Mark Brown

ARTICLE 9: Factors Impacting Outcome of Negotiations – A Building Power Approach to Bargaining in the
Private Sector

Stephen Hunt
United Steelworkers District 3

ARTICLE 10: Collective Bargaining in Public and Private Sectors: Negotiation Strategies, Tactics and
Mistakes to Avoid

Kim Thorne
Senior Partner
Roper Greyell LLP

ARTICLE 11: Prevention of Workplace Bullying and Harassment & Coverage for Mental Disorders

Rachel Fisher
Senior Prevention Adviser, Regulatory Practices

Kathleen Fleming
Client Service Manager, Mental Health Claims Unit

ARTICLE 12: Alcohol and Drug Testing – Legal Developments and Ramifications  for Unions and Employers

Earl Phillips

ARTICLE 13: BC Construction Industry Substance Use – Abuse Program

Dave Earle
Director, Human Resource Services and Government Relations
Constuction Labour Relations Association of British Columbia

Patrick (Paddy) Byrne
Business Manager / Financial Secretary
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council

ARTICLE 14: Defined Benefit Pension Plans

Larry Murray
Union Representative, Pensions

ARTICLE 15: Pension and Benefits Law Developments:  What Do They Mean for Employers,
Employee and Unions

Claude N. Marchessault
Associate Counsel
Harris & Company LLP

ARTICLE 16: Recent Legislative Developments – Eastern Canada

Murray Gold
Managing Partner
Koskie Minsky LLP

ARTICLE 17:  Best Practices in Designing, Implementing and Executing Effective Workplace Policies

Simon Gillingham
Workplace Consultant
City of Winnipeg

ARTICLE 18: Addressing and Managing Mental Health and Stress Related Issues in the Workplace

Beth Rees
President and Chief Executive Officer
Family Services Employee Assistance Programs Vancouver

Craig Thompson
Convergence Labs Inc.

ARTICLE 19: The Duty to Accommodate

Matthew Yun
Legal and Legislative Representative

Jane Sleeth
Managing Director
Optimal Performance Management Inc.

Colin Edstrom
Harris & Company LLP

ARTICLE 20: Information Technology and Social Media: Case Law Update

Allison Tremblay
Victory Square Law Office

Alexis Kerr
Director of Legal Services and General Legal Counsel
Fraser Health Authority

ARTICLE 21:  Social Media Case Law Update

Allison Tremblay
Victory Square Law Office