Peel: 05.25.17 ABM and HR Law Update: Off-Duty Conduct

1 Hour

Date and Time

Starts:05/25/2017 5:30 PM

Ends:05/25/2017 8:30 PM

Event Type

Meeting - Dinner


BraeBen Golf Course

5700 Terry Fox Way

Mississauga, ON


Members: Complimentary | Non-Member: $60

Additional Information

Event Sponsor

Peel: 05.25.17 ABM and HR Law Update: Off-Duty Conduct

Please join us for a brief overview of our year and an update from HRPA. We will also have a fantastic dinner and HR Law presentation on Off-Duty Conduct with Cody Yorke, associate at Rudner MacDonald.

Overview of Session:
- What is off-duty conduct
- Concerns associated with off-duty conduct
- Employer rights to manage off-duty conduct and limits on those rights
- How to address potential off-duty conduct before it arises and for to deal with it when it does

Learning outcomes:
- What rights employers have to control of monitor employees; off-duty conduct
- How employers can set expectations and guidelines for employees regarding off-duty conduct
- When off-duty conduct can warrant discipline
- What types of discipline can be appropriate in regard to off-duty conduct

Please let us know in advance if you have special meal requirements (vegetarian, allergies). Thanks.

Speaker bio(s)

Main Speaker Cody Yorke

Cody Yorke

Cody Yorke is an Associate at Rudner MacDonald LLP, a boutique law firm specializing in Canadian Employment Law. She advises clients (both employers and employees) in all facets of employment law, including; dismissals (wrongful and constructive), employment standards, and human rights related cases. Cody also has experience on both sides of the table assisting employers and employees as they negotiate severance packages, deal with workplace conflicts, and navigate the intricacies of employment contracts. Cody holds a Juris Doctor from Queen’s University. While at Queen’s, Cody served as a senior editor for both the Queen’s Law Journal and the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal. In addition, she received numerous accolades, including awards in Labour, Employment & Administrative Law, Evidence Law and Equality Rights and the Charter. Throughout law school, Cody volunteered her time with numerous clubs, committees and organizations, as well as serving in student government. Among others, Cody served as Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston. Cody’s work with the Centre was featured in a 2014 profile in the Canadian Bar Association National Magazine. Upon graduation, Cody was awarded the Gavel Award, which is given to the graduating student who has made the greatest contribution to student affairs. Prior to law school, Cody earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Arts from York University. Prior to joining Rudner MacDonald, Cody completed her articles at a leading Toronto employment law boutique. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2015.

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