Career GPS: Employee Relations; HR Leadership
- Basics of Contract Formation: The Meeting of the Minds
- Problems and Pitfalls
- Knowing the market, understanding your needs
- Timing and recruitment
- Drafting the Contract
- What goes in, what stays out
- Clear drafting: How to ensure it makes sense
- Avoiding ambiguity and liability
- Case Study
- The “Fixed Term Contract” case
- Enforceability of Minimum Standards
- Tips and Traps
Lorenzo Lisi and Jennifer Heath, Aird & Berlis LLP
Lorenzo Lisi has practiced exclusively in the area of labour and employment law for almost 25 years and has appeared before courts and administrative tribunals on behalf of employer clients, both provincially and federally. His areas of expertise include drafting of employment agreements, collective bargaining, human rights, mediation, wrongful and constructive dismissal defence, and grievance and labour board litigation, as well as responding to union organizing and applications for certification.
Lorenzo has served as a member of the Government Affairs Committee of the Human Resources Professionals Association and is regularly asked to speak and write on a variety of employment and labour law topics. He is also involved in the development and presentation of management training on a wide variety of topics, including human rights, union organizing defence strategies, strikes and lockouts,employment policies and procedures, and risk management.
Jennifer Heath practices commercial litigation with a focus on labour and employment law. She is a member of The Advocates’ Society, the Toronto Lawyers’ Association, and Young Women in Law.