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Recent Developments in Employment and Labour Law

Recent Developments in Employment and Labour Law
Toronto, June 20, 2019

The Blakes Employment & Labour group invites you to attend a client seminar on current employment and labour law issues in Canada.

​Topics and Speakers:

  • Recent Developments in Dismissal Law
    Andrea York, Partner

  • “But He Threw the First Punch!”: A Legal Update on Violence in the Workplace
    Daryl Cukierman, Partner

  • Who’s the Boss? Trends in Independent Contractor Misclassification
    Noemi Blasutta, Associate

  • Immigration Law: Accessing Global Talent
    Andrew Cumming, Partner, Cumming & Partners

  • Repeal, Replace…Repeat? Legislative Update
    Natalie Bussière, Partner, Jordan Schubert, Associate and Laura Dunnigan, Associate

  • #WeToo: Sexual Harassment Class Actions
    Anna Abbott, Counsel

  • What to Expect When an Employee Is Expecting: Leave of Absence Considerations
    Laura Blumenfeld, Associate

  • How Much Is Too Much? Constructive Dismissal and Change in the Modern Workplace

Panel Discussion

Mandatory Continuing Education

Law Society of Ontario
This program contains 3 hours and 30 minutes of Substantive content. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.

Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)
This program has been approved for 3.5 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) under Section A of the CPD Log of the HRPA.


  • Breakfast and Registration: 8 – 9 a.m.
  • Presentations: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Lunch and Networking: 1 – 2 p.m.


Arcadian Court
401 Bay Street
8th Floor, Simpson Tower
Toronto, Ontario (Map)