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The OAFC Hicks Morley 2023 Labour Relations Seminar, January 25 & 26, 2023!

 

The Labour Relations Seminar (LRS) is an annual event held in partnership with Hicks Morley - the largest firm in Canada that focus on representing management in human resources law and advocacy.  Over the two-day seminar, chief fire officers, senior municipal officials and human resource professionals will participate and experience presentations from the expert legal team at Hicks Morley, Ontario chief fire officers, and renowned guest speakers who will provide insight and up-to-date knowledge and guidance on a wide range of labour relations issues that currently impacting the fire service.

Throughout the seminar, attendees will have multiple networking opportunities to speak candidly with their colleagues and with the Hicks Morley team, providing immeasurable learning opportunities. The Labour Relations Seminar is the only event of its kind in Canada. Nowhere else will you receive this much detailed, relevant legal advice, for such a nominal fee.

Pre-Seminar Workshops

Tuesday, January 24, 2023  
  • Labour Relations 101 Workshop 
  • Labour Relations 201 Mock Arbitration - Breach of Vaccination Policy
Urban Breakout Session Topics
Coming soon. If you have any topics you wished to be  discussed at the Urban Breakout Session to please forward them to Events & Trade Show Manager, Kris Newton by email at kris.newton@oafc.on.ca.
 

Suburban/Rural Breakout Session Topics

Coming soon. If you have any topics you wished to be  discussed at the Suburban/Rurual Breakout Session to please forward them to Events & Trade Show Manager, Kris Newton by email at kris.newton@oafc.on.ca.
 

Registration Options & Information - coming soon

The table below outlines all the registration options available and will assist you with your choices on the registration form.  Please note these have been adjusted for the event now that it will be virtual.  
 
If you have already registered we will be sending you an adjustment shortly.
 
IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Municipal staff who have an employee (chief fire officer) that is a member of the OAFC may take advantage of the member rate.  In addition, out of province guests and OMHRA members may take advantage of the member rate.  
 
ALL registration options are subject to our cancellation/registration policies. 
 
The Labour Relations Seminar and the Pre-Seminar Workshops are restricted to non-union members of municipal council, senior municipal management officials and chief fire officers.
Option/Price
OAFC Hicks Morley 2023 Virtual Labour Relations Seminar - BOTH DAYS
 
  • Member Rate: Coming Soon
  • Non-Member Rate: Coming Soon
OAFC Hicks Morley Labour Relations Seminar - ONE DAY OPTION
 
  • Member Rate: Coming Soon
  • Non-Member Rate: Coming Soon
PRE-SEMINAR WORKSHOPS -
 
Labour Relations 101 Workshop
OR 
Labour Relations 201 Mock Arbitration Workshop
 
Cost:  Coming Soon
 
Additional information and pricing can be found on our registration options page
 

 

Don't forget to use #LRS2023
The official hashtag of OAFC Hicks Morley Labour Relations Seminar!
 

 

The OAFC Hicks Morley 2023 Labour Relations Seminar, January 25 & 26, 2023!

Agenda - Coming Soon!

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

TIME
PRESENTATION
SPEAKER(S)
9:00am
Labour Relations 101 - Workshop
TBA
9:00am
Labour Relations 201 - Mock Arbitration - Breach of Vaccination Policy
- Prep Union
- Prep Management
- Argument
- Session
TBA
12:00pm
Lunch for Labour Relations 101/201
 
4:30pm
End of Day
 

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

TIME
PRESENTATION
SPEAKER(S)
9:00am
Opening Remarks
TBA
9:05am
Office of the Fire Marshal
TBA
9:30am
Remarks from the Minister 
TBA
9:45am
Legal Update - Top 10 Legal Challenges of the Year  
TBA
10:45am
Networking Break
 
11:00am
Urban Breakout Session
TBA
11:00am
Suburban/Rural Breakout Session
TBA
12:00pm
Lunch
 
1:00pm
WSIB - PSTD
TBA
2:00pm
Bargaining Update
TBA
3:00pm
Networking Break  
3:15pm
Panel 
TBA
4:15pm
End of Day 1
 

Thursday, January 26, 2023

TIME
PRESENTATION
SPEAKER(S)
8:00am
Fireside Chat: Ask the Arbitrator
TBA
8:45am
Keynote
TBA
9:45am
TBA
TBA
10:30am
Networking Break
 
10:45am
Hot Topics in Benefit Administration
TBA
12:00pm
Panel
TBA
1:00pm
End of LRS 2023
 
 
Don't forget to use #LRS2023
The official hashtag of OAFC Hicks Morley Labour Relations Seminar!
 
 

Speakers and Presentations

John Saunders, Partner, Hicks Morley
John Saunders is a senior labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. He has over three decades of experience advising public- and private-sector employers on a wide range of labour and employment issues. John’s practice includes collective agreement negotiations, rights and interest arbitrations, human rights applications and wrongful dismissal litigation.
 
John has a particular expertise in municipal law with regard to fire and paramedic issues. He provides ongoing negotiation advice to fire and paramedic departments on staffing, deployment, benefit issues, accommodation, mandatory retirement, presumptive disability legislation, negotiations, and interest arbitrations. He has represented numerous municipalities in private-sector corporations in Coroner’s Inquests and Judicial Inquiries into fatalities.
 
In addition, John works with employers in the healthcare, manufacturing, waste disposal, forestry, nuclear, property assessment and call centre sectors.
 
Outside of his law practice, John is the past Chairman of the Board of Elders of his local church. He is an avid downhill skier and enjoys fixing things at his cottage.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Labour Relations, Litigation, Human Rights, Occupational Health
 
Industries
Energy and Utilities, Government Ministries and Agencies, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Municipalities and Municipal Agencies, Technology, Transportation and Warehousing
 
Michael J. Kennedy, Partner, Hicks Morley
Michael Kennedy is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. He is counsel to a wide variety of broader public sector employers such as universities and municipalities as well as large private-sector employers.  Michael is the chair of the firm’s University Practice Group and is the former chair of the Municipal Practice Group. He is a trusted advisor to organizations across the country.
 
Michael appears as counsel in labour and employment disputes involving the courts, arbitration, the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
 
Michael is experienced in providing strategic bargaining advice and he has unique experience as counsel in interest disputes. He works with executive teams and boards to implement sophisticated planning strategies. He has a proven track record of working with employers and unions to resolve complex disputes in an efficient and timely manner.
 
Practice Areas
Labour Relations, Employment Law, Human Rights
 
Industries
Education (Universities), Government Ministries and Agencies (Federal and Provincial), Hospitality and Gaming, Mining and Natural Resources, Municipalities and Municipal Agencies, Technology
 

Amanda Cohen, Associate, Hicks Morley
Amanda Cohen is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She provides advice and representation to employers and management in both the private and public sector on a wide-range of labour, employment and human rights issues, including grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, labour disputes, occupational health and safety, human rights and accommodation and employment standards.
Amanda received her Juris Doctor from Queen’s University. While studying at Queen’s, she competed in a number of provincial moots including the National Labour Arbitration Competition. She also worked at the Queen’s Legal Aid Clinic, assisting clients in managing employment and other contract disputes. Before attending law school, Amanda received a Bachelor of Science degree (Honours with Distinction) from the University of Guelph. Amanda summered and articled with the firm before returning as an associate in 2018.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Human Rights, Information, Data Security and Privacy, Labour Relations, Litigation Occupational Health, Pay Equity, Workplace Safety and Insurance.
 
Industries
Arts and Sports, Construction, Education, Energy and Utilities, Financial Services, Government Ministries and Agencies (Federal and Provincial), Healthcare, Hospitality and Gaming, Manufacturing, Media and Communications, Membership Associations, Mining and Natural Resources, Municipalities and Municipal Agencies, Non-profit Organizations, Nursing Care Facilities, Professional and Technical Services, Retail and Wholesale Trade, Social Services, Transportation and Warehousing
 
Grant Nuttall, Associate, Hicks Morley
Grant Nuttall is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. He provides advice and representation to employers and management across the private and public sectors on a wide-range of labour, employment and human rights issues, including wrongful dismissal, grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, labour disputes, occupational health and safety, human rights and accommodation, and employment standards.
 
Grant Nuttall graduated from the JD/Master of Industrial Relations program at Queen’s University. While in law school, Grant worked as a student caseworker at the Queen’s Business Law Clinic, where he helped organizations navigate employment and other corporate issues. Before attending Queen’s, he was awarded the Gold Medal from his Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (Honors Specialization – Human Resource Management) program at Western University. Grant summered and articled with the firm before returning as an associate in 2019.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Human Rights, Information, Data Security and Privacy, Labour Relations, Litigation, Occupational Health, Pay Equity, Workplace Safety & Insurance
 
Industries
Arts & Sports, Colleges, Construction, Education, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial), Healthcare, Hospitality & Gaming, Manufacturing, Media & Communications, Membership Associations, Mining & Natural Resources, Municipalities & Municipal Agencies, Non-profit Organizations, Nursing Care Facilities, Professional & Technical Services, Retail & Wholesale Trade, School Boards, Social Services, Transportation & Warehousing, Universities

Jamie Burns, Associate, Hicks Morley
Jamie Burns is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. Her practice involves providing strategic advice and representation to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of labour, employment and human rights issues. This includes grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, labour disputes, occupational health and safety, human rights and accommodation and employment standards.
 
Jamie received her Juris Doctor from Queen’s University. While studying at Queen’s, Jamie was the managing editor of production of the Queen’s Law Journal. She was actively involved in student government and worked as a student caseworker for the Queen’s Family Law Clinic where she assisted self-represented litigants prepare their documentation and navigate the family court process. She was a teacher’s assistant for various courses—such as “Entrepreneurship”—at the Queen’s Smith School of Business.
 
Before attending law school, Jamie received her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queen’s University’s Smith School of Business. Jamie summered and articled at the firm before returning as an associate in 2021.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Labour Relations, Human Rights, Occupational Health
 
Industries
Arts and Sports, Education, Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial), Healthcare, Municipalities and Municipal Agencies, Non-profit Organizations, Retail and Wholesale Trade, Social Services
 
Jessica Toldo, Associate, Hicks Morley
Jessica Toldo is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s London office. She provides advice to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on labour, employment and human rights issues. This includes labour disputes, grievance arbitrations and human rights and accommodation.
Jessica obtained her Juris Doctor from Queen’s University. While at Queen’s University, she was a student editor with the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal and volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada. She also successfully implemented an educational labour rights presentation for high schools in the Kingston area. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours with Distinction) in Labour Studies and Psychology from the University of Windsor. Jessica both summered and articled at the firm before returning in 2017 as an associate.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Human Rights, Information, Data Security and Privacy, Labour Relations, Litigation, Occupational Health, Pay Equity, Workplace Safety and Insurance
 
Industries
Arts and Sports, Construction, Education (Colleges, School Boards, Universities), Energy and Utilities, Financial Services, Government Ministries and Agencies (Federal and Provincial), Healthcare, Hospitality and Gaming, Manufacturing, Media and Communications, Membership Associations, Mining and Natural Resources, Municipalities and Municipal Agencies, Non-profit Organizations, Nursing Care Facilities, Professional and Technical Services, Retail and Wholesale Trade, Social Services, Transportation and Warehousing

Julia Nanos, Partner, Hicks Morley
Julia Nanos is a labour and employment lawyer at Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She advises public and private sector employers on a wide-range of labour and employment issues, with particular focus on labour disputes, grievance and interest arbitration, collective bargaining, human rights and accommodation, workplace investigations, wrongful dismissal litigation, employment contracts and employment standards.
As an advocate, Julia regularly appears on behalf of employers before labour arbitrators, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Superior Court of Justice, and the Federal Court.
 
A significant portion of Julia’s practice is focused on representing public sector employers, including municipalities, hospitals, long-term care homes, and school boards, among others.
Julia has particular experience advising municipalities with respect to their fire department labour and employment matters. She has represented municipal fire departments at grievance and interest arbitrations, and in collective bargaining negotiations with both volunteer and career fire unions. She also regularly speaks at fire services-related conferences.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Human Rights, Labour Relations, Litigation, Occupational Health
 
Lauri Reesor, Partner, Hicks Morley
Lauri Reesor is a partner in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office and the chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Lauri’s success in building and maintaining long-standing client relationships is a result of her commitment to having an in-depth understanding of her clients’ business and the sector in which they operate, and providing practical, solution-focused legal advice to meet her clients’ business needs while mitigating risk. Her main areas of focus include human rights litigation, pay equity, labour arbitration and education law with a concentration on special education.
 
Lauri is repeatedly recognized as a leading human rights lawyer in Canada. She has appeared before provincial and federal human rights tribunals and her practice has taken her to all levels of court including the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada.
 
Lauri is one of the few management-side lawyers in Ontario with extensive pay equity expertise, regularly advising employers on compliance issues. She represents employers involved in Pay Equity Commission investigations and advocates for employers before the Pay Equity Hearings Tribunal.
 
Lauri is frequently called upon to speak at conferences and conduct training on issues relating to human rights, special-education law, pay equity and other labour and employment issues. Outside of her legal practice, you will find Lauri hiking the Niagara Escarpment, enjoying a campfire on a piece of Canadian Shield or cheering on the local lacrosse field.
 
Practice Areas
Human Rights, Labour Relations, Employment Law, Pay Equity
 
Industries
Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Mining and Natural Resources, Municipalities and Municipal Agencies, Retail and Wholesale Trade, Social Services

Lucy Wu, Associate, Hicks Morley
Lucy is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She provides advice and representation to employers in both the private and public sector on a wide-range of labour, employment and human rights issues. This includes grievance arbitrations, human rights and accommodation, employment standards and workers’ compensation.
 
Lucy obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law. While studying at Western, she was a Program Director of the Sport Solution Clinic and advocated on behalf of athletes before the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada Tribunal.
 
Prior to law school, Lucy earned an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto, majoring in Forensic Science and Biology. Lucy summered and articled at the firm before returning in 2020 as an associate.  Lucy is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Human Rights, Information, Data Security & Privacy, Labour Relations, Occupational Health, Pay Equity, Workplace Safety & Insurance
 
Industries
Arts & Sports, Construction, Education, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial), Healthcare, Hospitality & Gaming, Long-Term Care and Home Care, Manufacturing, Media & Communications, Membership Associations, Mining & Natural Resources, Municipalities & Municipal Agencies, Non-profit Organizations, Professional & Technical Services, Retail & Wholesale Trade, Social Services, Transportation & Warehousing
 
Mariana Kamenetsky, Associate, Hicks Morley
Mariana Kamenetsky is a lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto Office. Mariana’s practice is focused on workers’ compensation litigation and related matters involving human rights and labour arbitrations. She advises federally and provincially regulated employers.
 
Mariana regularly represents employers’ interests before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Appeals Services Division and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal. Mariana provides practical guidance for employers through the WSIB system in each stage of a claim, from reporting an injury to WSIAT appeals. She also advises employers on accommodations, terminations and return to work obligations from the WSIB and Human Rights perspectives. Mariana regularly reviews internal policies and can provide training programs tailored to an employer’s specific business needs.
 
Prior to joining Hicks Morley Mariana articled at a large full service firm and worked in house for a large Crown corporation.
 
Practice Areas
Workplace Safety and Insurance, Labour Relations, Human Rights
 
Industries
Construction, Education, Energy and Utilities, Government Ministries and Agencies (Federal and Provincial), Healthcare, Manufacturing, Mining and Natural Resources, Municipalities and Municipal Agencies, Nursing Care Facilities, Transportation and Warehousing

Mark Mason, Partner, Hicks Morley
Mark Mason is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. His practice includes arbitration advocacy, employment litigation, human rights proceedings and the entire spectrum of collective bargaining, including interest arbitrations and strike management. Mark advises a variety of public and private sector employers and brings a practical and solution-focused approach to the legal services he provides.
 
Mark is recognized as one of Ontario’s leading counsel in the emergency services sector through his work with municipalities in managing their relationships with both firefighters and paramedics. He works extensively in this area and keeps his clients current on existing and emerging sector trends.
A portion of Mark’s practice also involves day-to-day human resources and workplace consulting. He works closely with various employer groups, speaks extensively at conferences and seminars and conducts client training workshops, all on a wide variety of issues facing management in both labour and employment law. He provides employers with the knowledge and tools they need to anticipate and manage their workplace issues.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Labour Relations, Human Rights
 
Industries
Healthcare, Manufacturing, Municipalities and Municipal Agencies, Nursing Care Facilities, Social Services
 
Rebecca Liu, Associate, Hicks Morley
Rebecca Liu is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She represents private and public sector employers in grievance arbitrations, human rights complaints, wrongful dismissal claims, employment standards complaints and employment contract disputes.
 
Rebecca regularly appears before labour arbitrators, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Federal Court. She also reviews and revises clients’ internal policies, handbooks and workplace contracts and provides practical and strategic advice on a wide range of labour and employment issues.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Human Rights, Labour Relations, Litigation
 
Industries
Arts & Sports, Colleges, Construction, Education, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial), Healthcare, Hospitality & Gaming, Manufacturing, Media & Communications, Membership Associations, Mining & Natural Resources, Municipalities & Municipal Agencies, Nursing Care Facilities, Professional & Technical Services, Retail & Wholesale Trade, School Boards, Social Services, Transportation & Warehousing, Universities

Sean Reginio, Associate, Hicks Morley
Sean Reginio is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. He provides advice and representation to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of labour, employment, and human rights issues including grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, labour disputes, occupational health and safety, human rights, diversity, equity, and inclusivity, accommodation and employment standards.
 
Sean has represented clients during collective bargaining negotiations, Ontario Human Rights Tribunal mediations and Ontario Labour Relations Board proceedings. He regularly provides training to clients on attendance management, workplace accommodation, workplace safety and applying the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Sean provides guidance to employers responding to union certification applications, effectively managing termination and discipline-related issues, and defending against civil claims. He is well-versed in employer obligations with respect to OHSA, ESA, privacy and COVID-related issues.
 
While in law school, Sean served as the president of the University of Windsor’s Students’ Law Society and worked at Legal Assistance of Windsor representing low-income clients at tribunal proceedings. Sean summered and articled with the firm before returning as an associate in 2019.
 
Practice Areas
Employment Law, Human Rights, Information, Data Security and Privacy, Labour Relations, Litigation, Occupational Health, Pay Equity, Workplace Safety & Insurance
 
Industries
Arts & Sports, Colleges, Construction, Education, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial), Healthcare, Hospitality & Gaming, Manufacturing, Media & Communications, Membership Associations, Mining & Natural Resources, Municipalities & Municipal Agencies, Non-profit Organizations, Nursing Care Facilities, Professional & Technical
 
Stephanie Jeronimo, Partner, Hicks Morley
Stephanie Jeronimo is a labour and employment lawyer at Hicks Morley’s Toronto office and the chair of the firm’s Municipal Practice Group. Stephanie advises and represents both public- and private-sector employers on a wide range of labour and employment matters including labour relations and collective bargaining, human rights matters, wrongful dismissal litigation, employment standards and pay equity issues.
 
Stephanie regularly works with municipal and hospital employers and has particular expertise in the healthcare, paramedic and fire sectors. She provides strategic advice and representation to a range of employers—including hospitals, municipalities, libraries, long-term-care homes and social service agencies—with respect to collective bargaining and human rights issues as well as employment standards and pay equity matters. In addition, Stephanie regularly represents employers in both interest arbitrations and labour arbitrations.
Stephanie works closely with her clients and provides day-to-day human resources and workplace consulting. She is a frequent speaker on human resources law, particularly with respect to collective bargaining and human rights issues. She takes the time to understand, connect and collaborate with her clients and she uses an interest-based approach to resolve issues.
 
Outside of her legal practice, Stephanie is a busy mom of two who enjoys singing, cross-stitching, reading, baking and gardening.
 
Practice Areas
Labour Relations, Employment Law, Pay Equity, Human Rights
 
Industries
Municipalities and Municipal Agencies, Healthcare, Long-Term Care and Home Care, Mining and Natural Resources, Social Services, Retail and Wholesale Trade, Technology

Stephanie Kalinowski, Partner, Hicks Morley
As a pension and benefits lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office, Stephanie advises employers, plan administrators and service providers on all regulatory, governance, compliance and tax matters affecting pension, retirement and group benefit plans as well as incentive plans and compensation matters and cross-border issues.
 
Stephanie is the chair of the firm’s Pension, Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group. She has recently been advising on strategic, compliance, and implementation issues associated with CAAT pension plan participation and mergers, correction of enrollment and contribution errors in pension plans, employment insurance top-up plans, buy-in annuity purchases, delegated investment mandates, plan mergers and asset transfers, and pension and benefits issues arising out of corporate spin-offs. She represented an employer in the negotiation and establishment of a jointly sponsored pension plan in a unionized environment and is currently advising on the negotiation and implementation of province-wide Employee Life and Health Trusts. She regularly advises employers on the tax treatment and wording of annual cash and equity incentive plans as well as various group benefit plans and perquisites. She frequently assists pension plan administrators with managing the issues arising out of pension division following marriage breakdown and has advised on pension and benefit issues in corporate insolvencies.
 
Stephanie has appeared before the Financial Services Tribunal, the Ontario Superior Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
She is currently the co-chair of the firm’s United Way campaign and has climbed the CN Tower several times in fewer than 18 minutes.
 
Practice Areas
Pension, Benefits and Executive Compensation
 
Jordynne Hislop, Associate, Hicks Morley
Jordynne Hislop is a labour and employment lawyer at Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She provides advice and representation to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of labour, employment and human rights issues. This includes grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, wrongful dismissal actions, human rights and accommodation and employment standards complaints.

Jordynne received her Juris Doctor from the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University. During law school, she was active in student life. Jordynne acted as the first-year representative and president of the Law Students’ Association, worked at the Lakehead Legal Clinic and represented her class at convocation as valedictorian. Jordynne was an active volunteer with the Ontario Justice Education Network and the Lakehead Law Journal, serving as managing editor in her final year of study.

Prior to law school, Jordynne received a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies with a specialization in human resource management at Western University.  Jordynne summered and articled with the firm before returning as an associate in 2021.

Practice Areas                                                                                           Employment Law Human Rights Labour Relations Litigation Occupational Health Workplace Safety & Insurance
 
Industries
Arts & Sports Colleges Education Energy & Utilities Financial Services Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial) Healthcare Media & Communications Mining & Natural Resources Municipalities & Municipal Agencies Non-profit Organizations Retail & Wholesale Trade School Boards Social Services Universities
 
 
Don't forget to use #LRS2023
The official hashtag of OAFC Hicks Morley Labour Relations Seminar!
 

The OAFC Hicks Morley 2023 Labour Relations 101 Workshop, January 23, 2023!

Whether Labour Relations is new to you, or you are looking for a refresher course, this workshop is a great opportunity to learn the basics when dealing with employment law, collective agreements, bargaining, arbitration, and the grievance process.
 
Draft Agenda
Time
Event
8:50am
Introductions
9:00am
Labour Relations 101 Workshop
10:30am
Break
10:45am
Labour Relations 101 Workshop
12:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm
Labour Relations 101 Workshop
3:00pm
Break
3:15pm
Labour Relations 101 Workshop
4:30pm (approx.)
Workshop Ends
 
This interactive workshop is only open to those who are non-union, municipal management staff. Attendees will leave the workshop with course materials and useful checklists.  
 
 
Don't forget to use #LRS2023
The official hashtag of OAFC Hicks Morley Labour Relations Seminar!
 

The OAFC Hicks Morley 2023 Labour Relations 201 Workshop, January 23, 2023!

 
Draft Agenda 
Time
Event
9:00am
Labour Relations 201 - Mock Arbitration - Breach of Vaccination Policy
 
- Prep Union
- Prep Management
- Argument
- Session
10:30am
Break
10:45am
Labour Relations 201 - Mock Arbitration
12:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm
Labour Relations 201 - Mock Arbitration
3:00pm
Break
3:15pm
Labour Relations 201 - Mock Arbitration
4:30pm (approx.)
Workshop Ends
 
This interactive workshop is only open to those who are non-union, municipal management staff. Attendees will leave the workshop with course materials and useful checklists.  
 
Don't forget to use #LRS2023
The official hashtag of OAFC Hicks Morley Labour Relations Seminar!
 

The OAFC Hicks Morley 2023 Labour Relations Seminar, January 25 & 26, 2023!

Contact Us

For questions regarding the 2023 Labour Relations Seminar, please contact Kris Newton, Events & Trade Show Manager by email at kris.newton@oafc.on.ca 
 

We look forward to welcoming you to LRS 2023!

 
Don't forget to use #LRS2023 
The official hashtag of OAFC Hicks Morley Labour Relations Seminar!