Labour Law Section Meeting | ONLINE ONLY 

Nov. 13, 2020

Veuillez notez, cet événement ne sera disponible qu'en anglais.

ONLINE MEETING: Practical Tips for Online Dispute Resolution
This meeting is being hosted by the Labour Law Section.

Speaker(s): Corinn Bell Q.C.
James Kondopulos, 
Roper Greyell LLP
Richard Edgar, Moore Edgar Lyster LLP
Time: Friday, November 13, 2020, 12:00pm - 1:30pm (PT)
CPD Hours: 1.5 hours

In this meeting, the panel of seasoned labour law practitioners will be discussing the best practices for online dispute resolution, including online hearings and mediations. With the onset of COVID-19, employers and unions have had to adapt to resolve grievances through virtual means, including videoconferencing. In this session, the panel will review what has been working, the challenges associated with virtual proceedings and how best to navigate the virtual dispute resolution landscape.

Speaker Bios

Corinn Bell, Q.C.
Corinn arbitrates and/or mediates in labour, employment, human rights and commercial disputes, including but not limited to the following sectors: health care, government (municipal and provincial), mining, transportation, entertainment, education, post-secondary education, not-for-profit, retail and first nations land claims.

James Kondopulos
James is a founding member and partner at Roper Greyell LLP. He practises in all areas of employment and labour law and acts as a mediator in workplace law disputes. James is known for providing practical, cost-effective and long-lasting solutions to difficult employment, labour and workplace challenges, including those related to wrongful or constructive dismissal actions, restrictive covenants, compensation disputes, disability and attendance management, and discipline and discharge in the unionized environment.

Richard Edgar
Rick is a founding partner of Moore Edgar Lyster LLP, with a litigation practice currently focused primarily on labour and employment law. Rick acts for a wide variety of trade unions, providing effective, cost-efficient and strategic representation. He also represents individuals and organizations in a wide range of civil litigation matters, including insurance, long term disability, wrongful dismissals and defamation.

Territorial Acknowledgement
This event will be broadcast from the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueam First Nations. We encourage members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada past and present.

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