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The Osgoode Certificate in Advanced Human Resources Law for Senior HR Executives

November 11, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST

Designed for Human Resources leaders who wish to ratchet up their skills and knowledge to the next level.

Using an in-depth case study method under the guidance of leading legal and HR experts, you will delve deeply into the most challenging issues in workplace law — and be better positioned to implement or reinforce best HR strategies and practices reflecting the latest law.

Program Directors

Natalie C. MacDonald, MacDonald & Associates

Stuart E. Rudner, Rudner Law

Brittany Taylor and Nadia Zaman are faculty members for this session.

What You’ll Learn

  • Understanding in-depth the rationale for provisions relating to termination, bonuses, commissions, stock options, continuance of benefits, non-solicitation and non-competition clauses (failure to understand which can lead to costly litigation)
  • Strategic approaches to the framing and drafting of workplace policies and procedures and employment contracts
  • Effectively planning and managing performance and performance improvement plans
  • What the law requires, and what represents proactive best practices, in strategies for accommodation
  • Overcoming the challenges posed by workplace harassment and mental health issues in the workplace
  • Termination: managing and limiting the risks
  • Understanding the formal mediation and litigation processes which come into play if informal resolution does not succeed