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OBA Labour and Employment Law Program: Litigating an Employment File
December 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
This full day program will review the latest developments in litigating an employment law file. Our expert faculty will walk you through both the foundational law and emerging issues you need to be aware of. This year, we take it one step further with a focus on litigation strategy, providing you with the necessary skills and best practices you need to successfully represent your clients at every stage in the litigation process. Our stellar panel of experienced employment lawyers and our keynote speaker from the bench will share valuable insights to help you understand the tactical and strategic considerations that go into proceeding by way of a summary judgment motion or a simplified trial. Whether you are a new call or a seasoned veteran, you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and improve your skills.
Pleadings and Initial Steps
Sheryl Johnson, Sullivan Mahoney LLP (St. Catharines)
Nadia Zaman, Rudner Law
• Boilerplate pleadings v. bespoke?
• Tips for drafting employment law pleadings, including
heads of damages and allegations known to be absent
• Pleadings motions: strategy and approach
Stuart Rudner, Rudner Law – Employment Lawyer and Mediator
Camille Dunbar, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
• Determining when to mediate
• Selecting your mediator
• Discussing disclosure
• Documenting the settlement