Annual Report 2021-2022

  • July 21, 2022

Summary of Meetings: Labour Law

Number of Meetings Held:5

November 01, 2021
Registration Count: 54
Guest Speaker: Koml Kandola, Arbitrator, Cathy Knapp, Arbitrator, Cathy Knapp ADR Services Inc, Allison Matacheskie, Arbitrator, Shona Moore QC, Arbitrator, and Founding Partner of Moore Edgar Lyster LLP, Randy Noonan, Arbitrator, R. Noonan ADR Solutions Ltd., Amanda Rogers, Arbitrator, Amanda Rogers Dispute Resolution
Meeting Title/Topic: Meet the Arbitrators
Synopsis: Question and answer session to get to know our newest arbitrators. Covered a range of topics including practice tips for counsel and what you can expect from our new arbitrators.

December 09, 2021
Registration Count: 51
Guest Speaker: John Hall, John Hall Arbitration & Mediation Ltd.
Meeting Title/Topic: Fireside Chat with Arbitrator John Hall, Speaking on "What I Wish I Knew When I First Started Practice"
Synopsis: Q&A session was held after the presenters remarks.

March 07, 2022
Registration Count: 64
Guest Speaker: Mike Hamata, Roper Greyell LLP, Jonathan Hanvelt, Banister & Company, Ian Humphries, Thorsteinssons LLP
Meeting Title/Topic: Grievance Settlement and Tax Issues
Synopsis: Best practices in settlement and tax issues that may arise during settlement negotiations in the labour context. How and when tax issues arise in grievance settlement negotiations, characterization of settlement funds, CRA implications & practical settlement considerations.

April 27, 2022
Registration Count: 89
Guest Speaker: Jessica Burke, Black Gropper, Carolyn MacEachern, Young Anderson, and Lisa Southern, Southern Butler Price
Meeting Title/Topic: Investigations in the Unionized Environment
Synopsis: Panelists discussed a range of issues that arise in such contexts, exploring the employer, union and investigator perspectives. Joint meeting with Workplace Investigations Section.

June 13, 2022
Registration Count: 102
Guest Speaker: Deputy Minister Trevor Hughes, Jennifer Glougie, Chair of the LRB, and other members of the Board.
Meeting Title/Topic: Annual Labour Law Bear Pit
Synopsis: Comments will addressed latest updates in labour news. Followed by a traditional "Bear Pit" format and questions from the participants.