The Employment Law Seminar

Thursday, November 25, 2021 
 2:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Held Through Webcast

Planning Committee:
Brent Foreman, SimpsonWigle LAW LLP | Anna Vereschagin, Vereschagin & Brown LLP | Jennifer Zdriluk, Ross & McBride LLP

To download the registration form, please click here.



Mental Health, Addiction, and the Limits of the Duty to Accommodate
Presented by Katy O'Rourke, McMahon Molyneaux Henriquez Labour & Employment Lawyers

Employee Use of Social Media During Employment
Presented by Nick Papageorge, Ross & McBride LLP

  • Best practices for workplace policies, including how to approach on-duty vs off-duty conduct
  • The new tort of Internet harassment: Caplan v. Atlas, 2021 ONSC 670

Case Law Update
Presented by: Christopher Dilts, SimpsonWigle LAW LLP

  • Morningstar v. Hospitality Fallsview Holding Inc. 
  • Hawkes v. Max Aicher (North America) Limited
  • Awards re: pay in lieu
  • The COVID Bump: changes to severance package entitlements

Panel Discussion: Practice Management
Moderated by Jennifer Zdriluk, Ross & McBride LLP
Presented by John Kranjc, Regency Law Group LLP; Ceili Boer, McHugh Whitmore LLP; and Matt Lalande, Lalande Law

  • Contingency agreements
  • Managing remote work
  • Enduring changes and considerations coming out of the pandemic

Pricing & Registration

Registration fees (includes materials): 

  • HLA Members: $120 + HST =$135.60
  • Non-HLA Lawyers & Other Professionals: $145 + HST = $163.85
  •  Articling Students, LPP Candidates,  & Non-Practicing Members $90 + HST = $101.70 
  •  Law Firm Staff & Clerks$80 + HST = $90.40  

For more information, please contact the HLA at [email protected]


CPD Hours


This program has been accredited by the Law Society for 

1.5 Professionalism Hour & 0.5 Substantive Hour

This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.