Algoma: 04.20.17 Employment Law: Human Rights Law

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Date and Time

Starts:04/20/2017 5:00 PM

Ends:04/20/2017 7:30 PM

Event Type

Meeting - Dinner

Location

Gliss Restaurant

180 Bay St

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Price

Member: $10 | Non-Member: $20

Availability

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Algoma: 04.20.17 Employment Law: Human Rights Law

During this session we will learn about the latest reports on Human Rights Law and listen to the current cases, including the challenges for employers and HR Professionals.  


Speaker bio(s)

Main Speaker Jonquille Pak

Jonquille Pak, LLB

Jonquille is a partner at Whitten & Lublin. For many years, she worked at one of Canada’s top full service law firms advising many of its large corporate clients on employment and labour issues in a wide variety of sectors, including manufacturing, commercial, education, financial services, health care, telecommunications and media. It is Jonquille's vast experience as a lawyer for management that also allows her to understand how to win when hired by employee clients.

Jonquille has appeared as co-counsel and lead counsel before various tribunals and courts, including the Ontario Superior Court, the Federal Court, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

Jonquille is no stranger to unionized workplaces and has exclusively represented and advised employers with regard to a variety of union issues, including grievance arbitration proceedings, interest arbitration proceedings, Ontario Labour Board proceedings, collective agreement interpretation and collective bargaining.

She also specializes in business immigration and mobility, assisting both companies and foreign workers with regard to work permits, intra-company transfers, business visitors, and labour market opinions.

A firm believer that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, Jonquille provides strategic pro-active advice to clients to avoid costly and unnecessary litigation down the road.


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