Litigating Wrongful Dismissal Files in Small Claims Court [WEBCAST ONLY] 

Apr. 20, 2020
Toronto ON

OBA Labour and Employment Law PROGRAM | 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM (EDT)

This program is part of the Labour and Employment Law Breakfast Series – Simplified Procedure and Small Claims Changes: Impacts for Your Employment Law Practice

Small claims are becoming much less “small” with the recent increase in monetary jurisdiction to $35,000. This change will result in significant growth in the number of wrongful dismissal matters which now fit within the scope of this forum. As employment counsel, you will likely find yourself before Small Claims Court much more frequently in your practice. Ensure you are up to speed on best practices for representing your clients in Small Claims Court. Our knowledgeable faculty will get you the insights you need, including:

  • What type of claims can you bring in Small Claims Court?
  • Navigating court procedures for wrongful dismissal matters
  • Strategies for litigating in Small Claims Court
  • Professionalism considerations: encouraging settlement and limiting damages to small claims jurisdiction


PROGRAM CHAIRS

Melanie Henriques, Samfiru Tumarkin LLP
Paul Schwartzman, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP

Speakers

Ashlee Common, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
Nabila Khan, Ryan Edmonds Workplace Counsel
John No, Workers' Rights Division, Parkdale Community Legal Services

PROGRAM DETAILS

Date: Monday, April 20, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am Webcast Program (EDT)
 

PROGRAM PRICE

CBA Member: $67* | CBA Student Member: $35* | Non-Member: $107*

*plus applicable taxes

 

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