HR Domains (Career GPS): Employee Relations; Occupational Health and Safety; Performance and Rewards
Managing employee leaves is an often complex and challenging task which, when not handled properly, can expose employers to significant risk. This webinar will provide employers with a solid understanding of employee leaves, and strategies for managing leaves in a way that will reduce exposure to employment standards, human rights, and common law actions. During this webinar, you will learn about:
- Employee entitlements to leave, both statutory and contractual
- The rights of both employers and employees in respect of such leaves
- Terminating employees on leave
- Practical tips for managing employee leaves
Presenters: Lorenzo Lisi and Warren Ross, Sherrard Kuzz LLP
Lorenzo Lisi practices employment law with Sherrard Kuzz LLP in Toronto, representing management in both the public and private sectors. His areas of expertise include collective bargaining, employee relations, employment standards, human rights, mediation and wrongful dismissal.
Lorenzo is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Corporate Counsel, Constitutional, Civil Liberties, Human Rights), and has served as a member of the Government Affairs Committee of the Human Resources Professionals Association. Lorenzo is regularly asked to speak and write on a variety of employment and labour law topics, and to lead a range of management training workshops.
Warren Ross’s practice is focused on the representation of management in many areas of employment and labour law, including a focus on attendance management, collective agreement administration, collective bargaining, compensation and benefits plans, employee relations, employment contracts, employment standards, human rights and wrongful dismissal litigation.
Warren is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation, Young Lawyers) and the Law Society of Upper Canada.