The event you are interested in has either already passed or has been removed. We value your interest in our events and encourage you to explore our upcoming events page for other exciting opportunities! If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to reach out to our team at email@example.com
Focusing on Western Canada
2024 Legislative Changes Impacting Manufacturers
Manufacturers are affected by government legislative changes regularly. Come join us to learn more about the current changes that are impacting your business. Whether you are in BC, AB, SK or MB, this webinar will cover topics all manufacturing businesses should be aware of.
PART 1: Legislative Changes (20 minutes)
Pay Transparency on the rise
- Review the basis of B.C.’s Pay Transparency Act
- Pay Transparency legislation ready in Ontario
Bill 41: Changes at WorkSafe BC
- Employer’s duties to cooperate and maintain employment effective January 1, 2024
PART 2: Case Law (20 minutes)
Shalagin v. Mercer Celgar Limited Partnership, 2022 BCSC 112
- Surreptitious workplace recordings result in just cause for termination
- Discuss issues around recording in the workplace
South West Terminal Ltd. v. Achter Land & Cattle Ltd., 2023 SKKB 116
- Established contract for sale of 86 tonnes of flax
- Consider the potential contracts of employment created by casual oral or email discussions during recruitment and hiring
Joshua Ghatak is a labour and employment lawyer at Cooperwilliams Truman & Ito LLP in Vancouver, BC. He graduated law school at Western University in 2020 and articled in Toronto at Canada’s largest management-side labour and employment law firm from September 2020 to April 2021. After working for a year as an Associate under a sole practitioner in Toronto, Joshua relocated home to Vancouver in February 2023 to start working at Cooperwilliams Truman & Ito LLP. Having worked in Toronto and Vancouver and for both employee and management side law firms, Joshua has a strong grasp of current workplace in both regions and the forces underlying both sides of a workplace dispute.
Our events take place on a regular basis, some virtually and some in-person, throughout all of our Consortium regions. As part of your EMC membership, you and your colleagues are invited to participate in any, and all events, that are relevant to your company - in any Consortium region across Canada!