Speaker Series

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Employment Law Lunch & Learn

A free bi-weekly educational series running from Sept. 12, 2018 to Nov. 7, 2018 Featuring Kelowna lawyers, Scott Chambers, B.A., J.D. and Jonathan Arkle, B.A., J.D.

Employment and Human Resources Law is complex and ever changing. As part of our commitment to public education and to assist local businesses, Doak Shirreff is pleased to offer a free Employment Law Lunch and Learn series from Sept. 12, 2018 to Nov. 7, 2018!

The Legalization of Marijuana and the Workplace

Sept. 26, 2018 – Noon to 1:30pm

Learn about legal marijuana at work, employer requirements to update policies and procedures, the need to accommodate medical use, and workplace drug-screening.

Termination With Cause, Without Cause, and Constructive Dismissal

Oct. 24, 2018 – Noon to 1:30pm

Explore the legal differences between types of termination, and learn about employers’ requirements to comply with legislation and common law decisions to avoid a claim for wrongful termination.

The Employment Agreement

Sept. 12, 2018 – Noon to 1:30pm

This seminar designed for employers will outline the fundamentals of the Employment Agreement and the requirements for a legally enforceable Termination Clause.

Sexual & Other Workplace Harassment

Oct. 3, 2018 – Noon to 1:30pm

Learn about the increase of harassment complaints in the workplace, examine employers’ obligations to provide a safe work environment for all, and much more.

Workplace Accommodation and the Human Rights Code

Nov. 7, 2018 – Noon to 1:30pm

Learn about employee accommodation and the Human Rights Code, what constitutes reasonable accommodation, and discuss how the Human Rights Code shapes the employment relationship.