If you are using a template employment agreement from even a few years ago, it is probably not protecting the company in all of the ways that it can.
Recent changes in the law require HR professionals to revisit their employment contract language with a view to getting it done right.
A properly drafted employment contract is your first line of defense.
Learn how to fortify yourself with correctly drafted agreements and limit your liability for wrongful and constructive dismissal claims.
WHY you should be Here (Learning Objective):
In this session you will learn how to:
Ensure that every employment contract is implemented and drafted correctly;
Have a working knowledge of how to draft appropriate employment language;
Avoid getting sued for wrongful dismissal; and
WHAT you will Gain (Learning Outcome):
You will develop the skills to:
- Interpret and draft employment agreements with emphasis on:
- Probationary clauses;
- Termination language;
- Constructive terminations; and
- Post-employment restrictions
(non-compete and non-solicit agreements).
WHO should attend:
This broadcast is highly recommended for:
Speaker’s Bio: Daniel A. Lublin
Daniel A. Lublin is a nationally recognized workplace lawyer and media commentator. He is a founding partner of the employment law firm Whitten & Lublin, which is based in Toronto.
Mr. Lublin represents both employees and employers in all workplace-related legal disputes and human rights matters – with an emphasis on litigation.
For the past 7 consecutive years, Mr. Lublin has been named as one of “Canada’s Top Employment Lawyers” in Carswell’s annual survey. In 2011, he was awarded the “Precedent Setter Award” recognizing him as one of the best of the new generation of lawyers in Ontario. He frequently appears on television and radio as a commentator for workplace legal issues.
Mr. Lublin has published over 450 national newspaper articles since 2005. He now serves as the Globe & Mail’s workplace law columnist both in print and online and he was formerly the workplace law columnist for the Metro newspapers from 2005 to 2012, where his weekly column was published in print in Canada’s ten largest markets.
Mr. Lublin is also the author of Canada’s first legal text on Independent Contractors, published by Carswell in 2013.