Webinar on Demand – Labour & Employment Update 2021 Part 1


Original Date: February 23, 2021

Price: $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Labour & Employment Update 2021 Part 2)

Chair: Teresa Haykowsky, McLennan Ross LLP

Presenters: Craig W. Neuman QC, Neuman Thompson; Clayton CookMcGown Cook Barristers & Solicitors; Michael Gottheil, Alberta Human Rights Commission, Chief of the Commission and Tribunals; Melissa LuhtanenAlberta Human Rights Commission; and Jean TorrensMLT Aikins LLP



Explore an update on human rights. Consider potential future implications on workplace safety, employer rights, disability, and more arising from the current global pandemic. Hear about the changes at the Alberta Human Rights Commission with Michael Gottheil, Chief of the Commission and Tribunals.


Human Rights Update

  • Poor performance and human rights’ complaints
  • Sexual harassment claims
  • Case law update on the duty to accommodate
  • Impact on the work environment in light of the Black Lives Matter movement
  • Family status discrimination
  • Case law update on damage awards

Changes at the Human Rights Commission 

Panel Discussion on COVID-19 Related Matters

  • Workplace safety during COVID-19: the right to refuse unsafe work
  • Constructive dismissal in a global pandemic
  • Employer rights in vaccinating employees
  • Disability due to general stress
  • Future implications arising from the current global pandemic

Total Running Time: 3 hours, 21 minutes

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Please note: The views and opinions of the presenters are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Legal Education Society of Alberta.