Employment Law and the Contact Centre
Date(s) – Thursday, February 9, 2017
8:00 am – 10:30 am
Legal matters often arise in the context of supervising and managing people. Back by popular demand, join Lawyer Dan Palayew of Borden Ladner Gervais who specializes in employment and labour law to learn more about relevant obligations, rights and best practices. Are you compliant with Bill 132? New laws regarding workplace harassment were recently introduced regarding the duty to investigate and define new policy requirements. Dan will present not only current law and best practices, but also practical ideas on how to minimize risk
About Dan Palayew
Dan is a partner in the Labour and Employment Group in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. He regularly advises employers with respect to union organizing and certification, collective bargaining, injunctions, wrongful dismissal actions, employee terminations, arbitrations, pay equity, human rights, occupational health and safety, workplace safety and insurance and workplace privacy.
Mr. Palayew has appeared before numerous courts and tribunals, including boards of arbitration, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Canada Industrial Relations Board, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Appeals Tribunal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Appeal.
He is a member of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association. He is the past Eastern Ontario Representative on the Ontario Bar Association Labour Relations Section Executive and is currently the Eastern Ontario Regional Coordinator on the Privacy Law Section Executive. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Human Resources Professionals Association, and has chaired the Government Affairs Liaison Committee.