Annual Atlantic Canada Labour & Employee Relations

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Report Code: HRP10616. September, 2010. Halifax, NS

ARTICLE I

Duty to Accommodate Obligations and Increased Expectations: How Far Must an Employer Go?

Andrea D. Gillis
Manager of Labour Relations
Halifax Regional Municipality

Lisa Teryl
Legal Counsel
Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

ARTICLE II

Duty to Accommodate: Family Status

Lisa Teryl
Legal Counsel
Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

ARTICLE III

Administering Accommodation Under a Collective Agreement: Xstrata Zinc’s Proactive Disability Management Team

Kevin Clement
Union Compensation Representative
United Steelworkers Local 5385

Numa Dandurand
Senior Labour Relations Coordinator
Xstrata Zinc

Carmelle Savoie
Occupational Health Nurse
Occupational Health Supervisor
Xstrata Zinc

ARTICLE IV

Discipline Challenges: Dealing with Difficult People Who Fly Under the Radar and Still Rock the Boat

Patti Humphries
Labour Relations Representative
Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union

Sheila Rankin
Vice President People and Organizational Development
Annapolis Valley Health

ARTICLE V

Addressing Employee Morale When Purse Strings Are Tight: Three Recommendations

Bill Howatt, Ph.D.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Howatt HR Consulting Inc.

ARTICLE VI

Attendance Management: A Union Leader’s Perspective

Ross Galbraith
Business Manager
IBEW, Local 37

ARTICLE VII

Negotiating Better Attendance

Frank Gillan
Labour Relations Consultant
HR Associates Inc.

ARTICLE VIII

Update on Judicial Review of Decisions Dealing with Workers Compensation

Noella Martin
Partner
Wickwire Holm

ARTICLE IX

Privacy Rights – What is a Reasonable Balance? Top Tips for Employers and Unions

David R. Greener
Legal Counsel
Halifax Regional Municipality

David C. Wallbridge
Associate
Pink Larkin

ARTICLE X

David R. Greener and David C. Wallbridge – Case Summaries

David R. Greener
Legal Counsel
Halifax Regional Municipality

David C. Wallbridge
Associate
Pink Larkin

ARTICLE XI

Damages Issues After Honda / Keays

Penny Harding
Senior Counsel
Bell Aliant Regional Communications, LP

ARTICLE XII

Is the Wallace Factor Still Lurking And Should Employers Still Be Concerned?

Kelly VanBuskirk
Partner
Lawson Creamer (Saint John)

ARTICLE XIII

Public Sector Compensation Measures Across Canada

Marianne Welsh
National Representation
CUPE*SCFP, Atlantic Regional Office

ARTICLE XIV

Preparation Pointers in Negotiating Agreements in a “Reset” Economy

Mike Christie
Director, Human Resources
Halifax Regional School Board

ARTICLE XV

Challenges in Dealing with High Expectations: Employee Benefits in the Current Financial Environment

Thomas W. Groves
Partner
Cox & Palmer

ARTICLE XVI

Unions and Social Media

Derek Blackadder
National Representative
CUPE

ARTICLE XVII

Blogs, Twitter and Facebook: New Minefields to Navigate

Ian Pickard
Partner
McInnes Cooper

ARTICLE XVIII

Pension Law Reform & The Future of Retirement

Hugh Wright
Partner
McInnes Cooper

ARTICLE XIX

Grievance Management: Tactical and Practical Considerations in the Use of Mediation and Med/Arb in the Arbitration Process

Peter J. MacKeigan, Q.C., C.Med., C.Arb.
Mediator/Arbitrator
MacKeigan and Associates Ltd.

ARTICLE XX

Occupational Health and Safety Developments

Rebecca K. Saturley
Partner
Stewart McKelvey