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Employee Discharge and Documentation in Nova Scotia

Don't be caught unaware. Learn about the traps that await the unwary employer. Eliminate expensive and time-consuming legal battles by making sure you have the latest developments and defense strategies at your fingertips. Documentation can be a hassle - but you may need it later to show you had legitimate reasons for disciplining or terminating an employee. To stay on top and on task, you need these reference materials to make sure you have the latest developments and defense strategies at your fingertips. Purchase these reference materials and learn the practical guidelines for being proactive in an area of increasing litigation. Benefits for You •Understand the impact of written employment agreements in discipline and discharge •Stay abreast of recent trends in employee privacy issues •Effective strategies for preventing discrimination •Prevent costly mistakes ... get a practical approach to conducting terminations
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Agenda

Contracts of Employment
— Gary A. Richard
  • What Is a Contract?
  • Implied Contracts and Written Contracts – the Differences and Similarities
  • Elements of an Effective Employment Contract
  • Termination and Discipline in the Written Employment Contract
Employee Privacy in a Connected World
— Ian Brown
  • Reasonable Expectation of Privacy and the Decision in R. v. Cole (2011)
  • Employee Laptops and Cell Phones
  • Employee Email Addresses: the Employee's or the Employers?
  • Social Media and the Workplace
Discrimination Based on Physical Disability and the Employer's Duty to Accommodate
— Randall P.H. Balcome
  • Human Rights Legislation
  • Duty to Accommodate
  • The Meiorin Principles
  • The Hydro-Quebec (2008) Decision
  • Accommodation Agreements
Progressive Discipline and Discharge
— Katie Roebothan
  • Stages of Progressive Discipline
  • Disciplinary Meetings and Letters
  • Just Cause for Termination
  • Terminating Without Just Cause
  • Possible Employer Liability
Terminating for Nonculpable Reasons
— Bradley D.J. Proctor
  • Frustration of Contract
  • Innocent Absenteeism
Defending Claims of Wrongful/Unjust Dismissal in Multiple Fora
  • Court
  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Human Rights
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Online Manual

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Gary A. Richard – Moderator

Burchell MacDougall

  • Lawyer, Burchell MacDougall
  • Practice areas include administrative law, civil litigation, commercial litigation, employment law and municipal law
  • Appeared before administrative boards and tribunals, including the UARB, LRB (Labour Standards) and pension appeals
  • Appeared in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal on numerous occasions on civil litigation matters, such as commercial disputes and property disputes
  • B.B.A. degree, Mount St. Vincent University; LL.B degree, Dalhousie University
  • Can be contacted at 902-895-6590 or [email protected]

Randall P.H. Balcome

Waterbury Newton Barristers & Solicitors

  • Partner, Waterbury Newton, Barristers & Solicitors
  • Civil litigator with areas of practice in commercial and corporate law, insurance, labour and employment
  • Teaches labour relations law at Acadia University
  • Former lecturer at Dalhousie Law School, St. Mary’s University and Mount St. Vincent University, and is presently a part time lecturer at Acadia University in their School of Business Administration
  • Writer on issues involving administrative law and public law issues
  • LL.M. degree, London School of Economics; LL.B. degree, Dalhousie University; B.A. degree, Saint Mary’s University
  • Can be contacted at 902-678-3257 or [email protected]

Ian Brown

Boyne Clarke LLP

  • Lawyer, BOYNECLARKE LLP
  • Member of the Administrative Law, Employment Law, Business Law and Financial Recovery Teams
  • LL.B. degree, Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law; B.A. degree with honors, Saint Mary’s University
  • Can be contacted at 902-460-3425 or [email protected]

Bradley D.J. Proctor

McInnes Cooper

Partner with McInnes Cooper

Provides employers and managers with strategic advice in all areas of labour and employment law

Represents employers in wrongful dismissal litigation, grievance arbitration, collective bargaining, human rights, workers’ compensation, and in defending clients with respect to occupational health and safety offences

LL.B. degree, University of New Brunswick; M.B.A. degree in human resource management, Dalhousie University; B.Sc. degree, Mount Allison

Can be contacted at 902-444-8595 or [email protected]

Katie Roebothan

McInnes Cooper

  • Lawyer, McInnes Cooper
  • General labour and employment practice with specific experience in collective bargaining, labour arbitrations, wrongful dismissals and workers’ compensation matters
  • Presented on labour and employment related issues to a variety of employers
  • LL.B. degree, University of New Brunswick; M.B.A. degree, Saint Mary’s University; B.Mus. degree, Memorial University
  • Can be contacted at 902-454-8160 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 390455
Published 2013
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