Speakers’ Corner

Photo of people at a conference.Our lawyers frequently speak at seminars and conferences, lead workshops and participate in round table discussions on a wide variety of legal issues.

Our speaking engagements are listed below.

We also teach and give guest lectures at law schools and in other university programs. Check out our On Campus page to find out when we will be visiting your campus.

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John Evans looks at the latest word on standard of review

March 01, 2017

John Evans will be a speaker at the Law Society of Upper Canada's Six Minute Administrative Lawyer 2017.

Kelly Doctor looks at dispute resolution in the OPS

March 01, 2017

Kelly Doctor will be a speaker at the Ontario Public Service Labour Relations Conference, The Modern Approach to Dispute Resolution.

Mark Wright has some tips for new labour lawyers

March 22, 2017

Mark Wright and others will give advocacy tips to young labour lawyers at a panel discussion hosted by The Advocates' Society.

Emma Phillips to moderate The Advocates’ Society’s labour panel

March 22, 2017

Emma Phillips will moderate the panel "What You Wish You Knew: Labour Arbitration Tips for New Advocates" presented by The Advocates’ Society.

Cynthia Petersen on ensuring access for people with disabilities

April 06, 2017

Cynthia Petersen will participate in an LSUC panel discussion on "Ensuring Access to Your Firm's Office and Services for People with Disabilities".

Nadine Blum on the use of social media in litigation

April 18, 2017

Nadine Blum will discuss the ethical issues that can arise with the use of social media in litigation at a seminar organized by the OBA's Insurance Law section.

Kelly Doctor on the rights of people who use service animals

May 29, 2017

Kelly Doctor will discuss the legal rights of persons who use service animals at the Ontario Bar Association's Annual Update on Human Rights.

Fiona Campbell co-chairs human rights panel

February 10, 2017

Fiona Campbell will co-chair a panel on service based human rights claims at the Ontario Bar Association's Institute 2017.

Peter Engelmann discusses human rights issues in insurance

February 10, 2017

Peter Engelmann will talk about Developing Human Rights Issues in Insurance at the Ontario Bar Association's Institute 2017.

Mandy Wojcik on school safety and accommodating student disability

February 08, 2017

Mandy Wojcik will speak from the union/staff perspective on a panel discussing accommodating student disability at the Ontario Bar Association's Institute 2017.

Heather Ann McConnell on litigating human rights claims at arbitration

February 08, 2017

Heather Ann McConnell will teach Litigating Human Rights Claims at Arbitration to persons enrolled in The Osgoode Certificate in Labour Law.

Emma Phillips makes sense of the OH&S landscape

February 07, 2017

Emma Phillips will make sense of the Occupational Health and Safety landscape at the OBA seminar, Bill 132: Ensuring a Safe Workplace Free of Harassment.

Stephanie Hobbs on drug and alcohol testing

December 08, 2016

Stephanie Hobbs will update participants at the LSUC's 5th Annual Human Rights Summit on the law of testing for drug and alcohol impairment in the workplace.

Peter Engelmann to co-chair Human Rights Summit

December 08, 2016

Peter Englemann will co-chair the Law Society of Upper Canada's 5th Annual Human Rights Summit.

Cynthia Petersen addresses diversity in the legal profession

November 29, 2016

Cynthia Petersen will address "Dealing with Discrimination in the Workplace: Strategies for Responding to Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees" at the Ontario Bar Association’s 2nd annual Diversity Conference.

Louis Century discusses the Syrian refugee crisis

November 24, 2016

Louis Century will participate on a panel examining the Canadian Responses to the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Reflections on the First Year.

Mandy Wojcik co-chairs seminar on teacher regulation

November 16, 2016

Mandy Wojcik will co-chair the Ontario Bar Association seminar on Teachable Moments: Top Issues in Regulatory Proceedings Involving Educators.

Heather Ann McConnell discusses issues in proceedings before the Ontario College of Teachers

November 16, 2016

Heather Ann McConnell will participate in a panel discussion on Teachable Moments: Top Issues in Regulatory Proceedings Involving Educators.

Nadine Blum and Kelly Doctor on access to justice and podcasting

October 21, 2016

Nadine Blum and Kelly Doctor will lead a workshop on podcasting at the conference: Connect Create Communicate: Public Legal Education and the Access to Justice Movement.

Steven Shrybman speaks at the COC’s Annual Conference

October 15, 2016

Steven Shrybman will talk about the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement and Big Pharma at the Council of Canadian's Annual Conference.

Josh Mandryk to participate in the ecological farm internship workshop

October 13, 2016

Josh Mandryk will participate on a panel addressing issues of justice, legal considerations and movement building at the Ecological Farm Internship Workshop.

Jim McDonald and Heather Ann McConnell address the OPFFA conference

October 05, 2016

Jim McDonald and Heather Ann McConnell will talk about social media issues in the workplace at the OPFFA fall education seminar.

Nadine Blum tells you what you need to know about pregnancy and parental leave

October 05, 2016

Nadine Blum will tell you what your pregnancy and parental leave rights are at this free workshop at the Gerrard/Ashdale Public Library in Toronto.

Steven Barrett talks to arbitrators about interest arbitration

October 01, 2016

Steven Barrett will discuss the effectiveness and appropriateness of interest arbitration in resolving collective bargaining impasses in the public sector.

Marlys Edwardh to defend Macbeth and Lady Macbeth

October 01, 2016

Marlys Edward will appear before the Supreme Court of Stratford to defend MacBeth and Lady MacBeth on charges they murdered King Duncan.

Josh Mandryk on the gig economy and workers’ rights

August 08, 2016

Josh will discuss how the Employment Standards Act applies to workers in the gig economy at a conference organized by the Centre for Labour Management Relations.

Mandy Wojcik talks health & safety in the gig economy

August 08, 2016

Mandy will discuss what the Occupational Health and Safety Act means for workers in the gig economy at a conference organized by the Centre for Labour Management Relations.

Daniel Iny examines ethical issues in employment law

June 27, 2016

Daniel Iny will participate in a Law Society of Upper Canada webcast dealing with Ethical Issues in Employment Law.

Mark Wright talks to arbitrators about human rights

June 24, 2016

Mark Wright will speak at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Arbitrators.

John Evans talks to members of the Refugee Appeal Division of the IRB

June 21, 2016

John Evans will discuss "Reasons Writing and Consistency in an Appellate Administrative Tribunal" to the Refugee Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board.

Emma Phillips to co-chair LSUC seminar on accommodation

June 16, 2016

The Law Society of Upper Canada's seminar on The Duty to Accommodate in the Workplace will address pressing accommodation issues.

Jim McDonald on dealing with employees with mental health challenges

June 16, 2016

Jim will speak at the Law Society of Upper Canada's seminar on The Duty to Accommodate in the Workplace.

Steven Barrett on negotiating agreements with physicians

June 08, 2016

Steven Barrett will participate in a round table discussion on negotiating agreements with physicians at the Health Policy Council meeting of the C. D. Howe Institute.

Shrybman: Whose rights are protected by trade agreements?

June 07, 2016

Steven Shrybman examines how international trade and investment agreements restrict governments' ability to protect the rights of their citizens for the Canadian Council for International Co-operation.

Steven Barrett hosts the Supreme & Appellate Court Update

June 05, 2016

Steven Barrett will host the Supreme and Appellate Court Plenary at the 2016 Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers conference.

Nadine Blum on lawyers and social media

June 04, 2016

Nadine Blum will talk about the professional implications of lawyers engaging in social media at the 2016 Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers' conference.

Emma Phillips on remedies for privacy breaches

June 04, 2016

Emma will consider "Privacy: A Right Without a Remedy?" at the 2016 Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers conference.

Steven Shrybman talks to labour lawyers about the TPP

June 03, 2016

Steven will discuss labour rights and the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership Treaty at the 2016 Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers conference.

John Evans discusses the standard of judicial review

May 26, 2016

John Evans will speak at the Advanced Administrative Law Conference for Judges held by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice.

Kelly Doctor conducts workshop on human rights in collective bargaining

May 25, 2016

Kelly Doctor will talk about human rights issues in collective bargaining at ETFO's Collective Bargaining for Women Conference.

Peter Engelmann makes the case for accommodation

May 25, 2016

Peter will argue for the union in a mock arbitration panel at the 2016 Accommodation Law Conference, "Accommodation Allowed … or Denied?"

Steven Shrybman talks free trade

May 21, 2016

Steven Shrybman will discuss the opposition to some of Canada's free trade agreements at the 2016 Left Forum Conference

Kelly Doctor discusses advancing the law of human rights

May 06, 2016

Kelly Doctor will discuss advancing the law of human rights in OPD's Certificate program in Human Rights Theory and Practice.

Peter Engelmann teaches evidence in human rights matters

May 05, 2016

Peter Engelmann discusses the remedial powers of human rights tribunals for students in OPD's Certificate program in Human Rights Theory and Practice.

Emma Phillips discusses teaching evaluations

April 28, 2016

Emma Phillips will discuss the legal implications of teaching evaluations for one of our faculty association clients.

Cynthia Petersen urges reinstatement of Court Challenges Program

April 14, 2016

Cynthia appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights - listen to her submissions!

Marlys Edwardh questions Navi Pillay about human rights

April 08, 2016

Marlys Edwardh will facilitate The Advocates Society breakfast discussion on global human rights issues.

Steven Shrybman talks TPP

April 01, 2016

Steven Shrybman will discuss the labour provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership at a seminar organized by the Trade Justice Network

Emma Phillips on developments in workplace privacy law

March 31, 2016

Emma Phillips will discuss developments in workplace privacy law at the Canadian Institute's 13th annual privacy law forum.

Peter Engelmann provides an update on accommodation

March 29, 2016

Peter Engelmann updates the law of accommodation at this Infonex conference on Practical Strategies for Facilitating Accommodation in Canada's Public Sector.

Nadine Blum talks about pregnancy and parental leave

March 11, 2016

Nadine Blum will lead a workshop at the Danforth/Coxwell Library on the things you need to know about pregnancy and parental leave.

Jessica Orkin to speak at mining conference’s Aboriginal law program

March 08, 2016

Jessica Orkin will discuss Perspectives and Positions on Free, Prior and Informed Consent in Canada.

Howard Goldblatt teaches grievance arbitration

February 10, 2016

Howard Goldblatt will teach Grievance Arbitration: Protecting Rights and Resolving Conflicts as part of the Osgoode Certificate in Labour Law.

Lindsay Lawrence teaches collective bargaining law

February 03, 2016

Lindsay Lawrence will teach Collective Bargaining to students in Osgoode Professional Development’s Certificate in Labour Law.

Emma Phillips to speak at the CILSC

January 29, 2016

Emma Phillips will participate in a panel discussion on Gendered Violence in Armed Conflicts at the Annual Canadian International Law Students’ Conference.

Fiduciary Duties, Union Activism and Social Media

January 21, 2016

Peter Engelmann and Colleen Bauman speak at a CUASA lunch and learn.

Cynthia Petersen talks to the clerks of the OCA

January 20, 2016

Cynthia Petersen will appear at the Ontario Court of Appeal Clerks’ Speakers Series to discuss public interest litigation and the role of interveners.

Goldblatt Partners seeks to re-claim the “right to work”

December 10, 2015

Steven Barrett and Steven Shrybman will participate in a public forum in which trade unionists, workers' activists and academics examine whether we can re-frame work as a public good, rather than a commodity.

Nadine Blum on what you need to know about pregnancy and parental leave

December 04, 2015

Nadine Blum will lead a workshop at the Danforth/Coxwell Library on what you need to know about pregnancy and parental leave

Peter Engelmann addresses the PIPSC staff conference

December 03, 2015

Peter Engelmann will discuss “Privacy, off duty conduct, social media" at the PIPSC staff conference

Kelly Doctor discusses what to do when clients or other parties have mental health issues

November 30, 2015

Kelly Doctor will talk about mental health and disability at the Law Society's 4th annual Human Rights Summit.

Peter Engelmann to co-chair human rights summit

November 30, 2015

Peter Engelmann will co-chair the Law Society of Upper Canada's 4th Annual Human Rights Summit.

Frances Mahon discusses LGBT Rights, Evolving Standards, and the Law

November 25, 2015

Frances Mahon will speak at the Canadian Bar Association's seminar on LGBT Rights, Evolving Standards, and the Law.

Jessica Orkin explains the new Cabinet directive on modern treaty implementation

November 24, 2015

Jessica Orkin will discuss “The new federal Cabinet Directive on Modern Treaty Implementation” at the PBLI's Canadian Aboriginal Law conference.

Colleen Bauman on sexual harassment in the workplace

November 16, 2015

In this webcast, Colleen Bauman will address how to recognize sexual harassment, what actions to take and what the public service is doing to address it.

Marlys Edwardh on effective Supreme Court advocacy

October 20, 2015

Marlys Edwardh will participate in The Advocates' Society's seminar on how to make compelling written and oral submissions in Supreme Court of Canada appeals.

Jessica Orkin: The implications of R. v. Kokopenace

October 02, 2015

Jessica Orkin will participate on a panel discussing notable Charter advances in criminal law at the OBA's 14th Annual Charter Conference.

Fiona Campbell: Where to pursue human rights claims

October 01, 2015

Fiona Campbell will discuss how to choose the best forum for human rights complaints at the CCLA's Six Minute Employment Lawyer

Dan Sheppard: When can police search law offices?

September 25, 2015

Daniel Sheppard will talk about searches of law offices at the Osgoode Professional Development's 9th Bi-Annual Symposium on Search and Seizure Law in Canada

Christine Davies assesses the impact of recent WSIAT decisions

September 16, 2015

Christine Davies will discuss the most significant WSIAT decisions of the past year from a worker's perspective.

Kelly Doctor talks about human rights in employment

September 15, 2015

Kelly Doctor will talk about workplace human rights and the duty to accommodate disability at JVS Toronto's Autism Spectrum Disorder Job-Readiness Group.

GP lawyers mentor others on winning motions

September 09, 2015

Cassandra Porter and Louis Century will serve as mentors at the TLA's 2nd Annual Drafting Winning Motion Materials.

Shrybman addresses the dangers of P3s

July 14, 2015

Steven Shrybman will discuss the dangers of public-private partnerships at a symposium held by the Newfoundland and Labrador division of CUPE.

Natai Shelsen on developments in Aboriginal Law

June 27, 2015

Natai Shelsen will discuss developments in Aboriginal Law at the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario’s annual convention.

Danielle Leon Foun Lin on the right to strike

June 27, 2015

Danielle Leon Foun Lin will discuss the right to strike in Canada at the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario’s annual convention.

Steven Krashinsky discusses the latest on employer video surveillance

June 14, 2015

Stephen Krashinsky will discuss privacy issue and video surveillance at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers.

Barrett and Poskanzer: Will the Empire strike back?

June 12, 2015

Steven Barrett and Ethan Poskanzer will lead the Supreme Court of Canada Review panel at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers

Peter Engelmann discusses how to assist disabled grievors and clients

June 12, 2015

Peter Engelmann discusses how to assist disabled grievors and clients at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers

Steven Barrett speaks at the IAFF Attorneys’ conference

June 07, 2015

Steven will bring conference attendees up to date on Canadian legal developments.

Freedom of association in 6 minutes

June 05, 2015

Steven Barrett will discuss the impact of the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent freedom of association decisions at the Six Minute Labour Lawyer.

Marlys Edwardh talks to the judges of the Court of Appeal

May 28, 2015

Marlys Edwardh will participate on a panel at an education seminar for the judges of the Ontario Court of Appeal

Cynthia Petersen reviews the LSUC’s model policy on LGBT inclusion

May 28, 2015

Cynthia Petersen will participate in a panel discussion of the Law Society's model policy on LGBT inclusion in law firms.

Cynthia Petersen to give keynote address at METRAC gala

May 27, 2015

METRAC works with individuals, communities and institutions to change ideas, actions and policies with the goal of ending violence against women and youth.

Christine Davies looks at how workplace safety & insurance law intersects with other areas of law

May 26, 2015

Christine Davies will address the intersection of workplace safety & insurance and other areas of law at the OBA Workplace Safety and Insurance Law Program.

Jessica Orkin discusses Kokopenace

May 09, 2015

Jessica Orkin will discuss R. v. Kokopenace and jury representativeness at the Law Union of Ontario's Annual Conference

Fostering Wellness – A Discussion of Mental Health in the Legal Profession

May 06, 2015

Cynthia Petersen will participate in an LSUC panel discussion in honour of Mental Health Week.

Peter Engelmann teaches advanced topics in human rights

May 01, 2015

Peter Engelmann will discuss workplace restoration, new developments in human rights law and other issues for students in the OPD's Certificate program.

Kelly Doctor to teach human rights remedies

April 30, 2015

Kelly Doctor will teach a module in Osgoode Professional Development's Certificate program in Human Rights Theory and Practice.

The Right to Strike

April 24, 2015

Steven Barrett will talk about the legal foundations of the right to strike at Queen's University.

Steven Barrett talks about the new freedom of association trilogy

April 23, 2015

Steven looks at the practical implications of the new labour trilogy for employers, employees and unions.

Peter Engelmann reviews the top accommodation cases

April 22, 2015

Peter Engelmann will review last year's top accommodation cases at the Centre For Labour-Management Development's 2015 Accommodation Law Conference.

Steven Barrett looks at the implications of the MPAO decision on labour rights

April 09, 2015

Steven Barrett will participate in the Forum on the recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions on labour rights.

Jessica Orkin on Aboriginal persons and the criminal justice system

April 09, 2015

Jessica Orkin will discuss what role counsel has to play in ensuring an Aboriginal accused's rights are protected in light of R. v. Kokopenace.

Cathy Lace on health & safety in the academy

April 09, 2015

Cathy Lace will present a workshop on "After Bill 168: Health and Safety in the Academy"

Fiona Campbell – Accommodating Age in the Workplace

March 24, 2015

Fiona Campbell will discuss an employer's duty to accommodate age in the workplace in light of the virtual elimination of mandatory retirement in Ontario.

Goldblatt Partners discuss Cuban labour issues

March 07, 2015

Steven Barrett, Kelly Doctor, Emma Phillips and Ethan Poskanzer will participate in a workshop for Cuban and Canadian labour lawyers.

Emma Phillips talks to Latin American lawyers about labour relations in the university sector

March 06, 2015

Emma Phillips will talk about labour relations in the university sector at the 9th International Conference on Labor Rights in Havana.

Cynthia Petersen to moderate a special LSUC event

December 10, 2014

Cynthia Petersen will moderate a special panel of speakers marking the anniversary of the LSUC rules against discrimination.

Peter Engelmann will co-chair human rights summit on International Human Rights Day

December 10, 2014

Peter Engelmann will co-chair the LSUC's human rights summit, held on International Human Rights Day.

Kelly Doctor on seniority rights and the duty to accommodate

December 10, 2014

Kelly Doctor will discuss how the conflict between seniority and the duty to accommodate can be resolved.

Darrell Brown to co-chair pension conference

December 02, 2014

Darrell Brown will co-chair the Lancaster House Pensions Conference in Toronto.

Steven Barrett examines the latest hot topics in employment law

December 01, 2014

Steven Barrett will talk about recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions in employment law in this webcast.

Lise Leduc talks about emerging issues in administrative, labour and employment law

November 28, 2014

Lise Leduc to speak at the Canadian Bar Association's 15th Annual Administrative Law, Labour and Employment Law Conference

Emma Phillips & Daniel Sheppard on pro bono human rights work

November 27, 2014

Emma Phillips and Daniel Sheppard talk about representing clients pro bono in international human rights disputes.

Peter Engelmann talks about bias

November 19, 2014

Peter Engelmann will talk explore the issue of bias at the Annual Advanced Administrative Law and Practice conference.

Marlys Edwardh on lawyering for human rights

October 29, 2014

Marlys Edwardh will discuss lawyering for human rights in a national security context.

Cathy Lace talks about the future for faculty associations

October 24, 2014

Cathy Lace will look at what lies ahead for faculty associations at OCUFA 50th Anniversary conference.

Steven Barrett on the Scotiabank class action

October 23, 2014

Steven Barrett will discuss the lessons learned from this unpaid overtime class action.

Colleen Bauman looks at the impact of restrictions on the right to strike

October 21, 2014

Colleen Bauman will discuss the impact government restrictions on the right to strike have on collective bargaining at the Canadian Labour Board Law Conference

Steven Shrybman on threats to Canada’s Medicare system

October 19, 2014

Steven Shrybman talks about private clinics and the assault on public health care.

Emma Phillips discusses workplace privacy issues

October 16, 2014

Emma Phillips will discuss privacy in the workplace at the annual conference of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice.

Steven Barrett talks about the Charter and collective bargaining

October 08, 2014

Steven Barrett discusses the jurisprudence on collective bargaining and Charter rights at the UFCW Canada Lawyers Conference.

Cynthia Petersen to participate in the World Pride Human Rights Conference

June 26, 2014

Cynthia Petersen will discuss competing interests in the LGBTQ2S communities at the World Pride Human Rights Conference.

Emma Phillips explains the duty to accommodate

June 11, 2014

Emma Phillip explains the duty to accommodate mental and physical disabilities in the workplace at the Lancaster House conference on Accommodating Mental and Physical Disabilities in the Workplace.

Colleen Bauman on the SCC and the right to strike

May 15, 2014

Colleen Bauman will discuss the Supreme Court of Canada's upcoming decisions on the right to strike at Lancaster House's 3rd Annual Labour Law Conference in Ottawa.

Cynthia Petersen on discrimination and harassment in law firms

May 07, 2014

Cynthia Petersen on what law firms need to know about discrimination and harassment at the OBA Equality Committee's seminar on "Human Rights - It's Not Just About Big Firms."

Cynthia Petersen on the history of LGBT rights in Canada

May 03, 2014

Cynthia Petersen talks about gay rights at the Canada Featured Nation: Equality Forum 2014 in Philadelphia.

Peter Engelmann discusses significant developments in the federal sector

April 23, 2014

Peter Engelmann will discuss important legislative changes and court cases impacting federal labour relations at the OBA's "Federal Labour Relations Update."

Lindsay Lawrence discusses the essentials of accommodation

April 03, 2014

Lindsay Lawrence will set out a roadmap for employers and employees at the post-conference workshop of the Lancaster House Human Rights and Accommodation Conference.

Fiona Campbell on coping with an aging workforce

April 01, 2014

Fiona Campbell discusses pensions, job performance, accommodation issues and more at the Lancaster House Human Rights and Accommodation Conference 2014.

Peter Engelmann on the duty to accommodate

March 25, 2014

Peter Engelmann will talk about everything from the privacy of medical records to addiction to pornography at this conference at the Centre for Labour Management Development's Accommodation Law Conference in Ottawa.

Cynthia Petersen looks at discrimination in legal workplaces

March 22, 2014

Cynthia Petersen will discuss where persons who experience discrimination and bullying in legal workplaces can find support at the Law Union of Ontario's Annual Conference.

Daniel Sheppard discusses the Bedford decision

March 04, 2014

Daniel Sheppard will talk about the impact of the Bedford decision on constitutional litigation at the CBA seminar sponsored by the Civil Liberties and Human Rights sections.

Steven Barrett debates at the Asper Centre

February 28, 2014

Steven Barrett argues that administrative tribunals should not be stripped of the right to impose Charter remedies.

Stephanie Hobbs discusses discharge and progressive discipline

February 27, 2014

Stephanie Hobbs discusses when misconduct is a firing offence and when progressive discipline is appropriate in Lancaster House's audio conference, "One Strike and You're out?"

Kelly Doctor on addictions and the new DSM-V

February 27, 2014

Kelly Doctor updates the vice chairs of the GSB on addictions and the new DSM-V.

Marlys Edwardh on the treatment of the mentally disordered accused

February 21, 2014

Marlys Edwardh will discuss the changes to the criminal justice system since R. v. Swain and the role of mental health courts at Osgoode Professional Development's National Symposium on Mental Disorder and Criminal Justice.

Christine Davies discusses WSIB issues at Institute 2014

February 06, 2014

Christine Davies will look at issues arising from an employer's duty to re-employ and the workplace parties' duty to cooperate at the OBA's Institute 2014.

Peter Engelmann to co-chair collective bargaining conference

December 10, 2013

Peter Engelmann will co-chair the Lancaster House conference on bargaining in the broader public sector.

Steven Barrett discusses legislative restrictions on bargaining

December 10, 2013

Steven Barrett will talk about legislative restrictions on collective bargaining at the Lancaster House conference on bargaining in the broader public sector.

Darrell Brown will co-chair annual pension conference

December 02, 2013

Darrell Brown will co-chair the first Lancaster House pension law conference.

The “Wayne Gretzky of labour law” appears before Standing Committee

November 26, 2013

MP refers to Steven Barrett as "the Wayne Gretzky of labour law".

Emma Phillips on privacy in the workplace

November 22, 2013

Emma Phillips will discuss the legal nature of workplace privacy rights at the Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace conference on privacy law.

Steven Barrett on the Charter’s guarantee of freedom of association

November 22, 2013

Steven Barrett will talk about the constitutional limits of the right to collective bargaining at the OBA's 12th Annual Charter Conference.

Marisa Pollock on the mediation of rights disputes

November 21, 2013

Marissa Pollock will talk to arbitrators about when and how to mediate rights disputes at arbitration.

Emma Phillips discusses current issues in workplace privacy

November 07, 2013

Emma Phillips will discuss the latest cases, social media, background checks and much more at the Canadian Institute's 11th Annual Forum on Privacy Law and Compliance.

Marlys Edwardh: What civil litigators should know about criminal law

October 28, 2013

Marlys Edwardh will outline the steps to take when your client has been charged with a criminal offence at the LSUC's Civil Litigators Series: Criminal Law

Lorne Richmond co-chairs construction industry conference

October 23, 2013

Lorne Richmond will co-chair Lancaster House's Construction Industry Labour Law Conference 2013.

Cynthia Petersen mentors female litigators

October 18, 2013

Cynthia Petersen will talk to female lawyers about building their profile and credibility at The Advocates' Society's Women in Litigation Conference.

Marlys Edwardh mentors young lawyers

October 15, 2013

Marlys Edwardh will talk to young lawyers about the things she wished she had known when she was starting her career at the Advocates' Society's Fireside Chat on Advocacy.

Lise Leduc on practising labour law in French

October 04, 2013

Lise Leduc talks to the Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario about the practical aspects of practising labour law in French.

Daniel Iny on a lawyer’s professional obligations

September 16, 2013

Daniel Iny outlines a lawyer's obligations to his/her firm, to LawPRO and to his/her client when the lawyer makes a mistake.

Cynthia Petersen conducts diversity training workshop for lawyers

June 25, 2013

Cynthia Petersen will conduct a diversity training workshop for sole practitioners and small law firms as part of an OBA seminar on human rights.

Cynthia Petersen discusses the challenge to Canada’s prostitution laws

June 14, 2013

Cynthia Petersen will discuss the challenge to Canada's prostitution laws at the HIV/AIDs Legal Network's 5th Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights.

Emma Phillips on privacy and an employer’s request for medical information

June 13, 2013

Emma Phillips will provide an update on privacy and an employee's medical records at the LSUC's Six Minute Labour Lawyer.

Emma Phillips to moderate a plenary session at the CALL conference

June 08, 2013

Emma Phillips will moderate the plenary session "Labour Fights Back – Responding to the Attack on Collective Bargaining and Trade Unions" at the CALL conference.

Peter Engelmann discusses privacy issues in labour law

June 07, 2013

Peter Engelmann will discuss privacy issues in labour law at the 2013 annual conference of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers.

Steven Shrybman on trade agreements and public services

June 07, 2013

Steven Shrybman will talk to labour lawyers about international trade agreements and the protection of public services at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers.

Steven Barrett on the Rand Formula and the right to work

May 30, 2013

Steven Barrett will talk about right to work laws at the Canadian Industrial Relations Association's 50th Annual Conference.

Emma Phillips on privacy and medical examinations

May 28, 2013

Emma Phillips will talk about some of the legal issues that arise when an employer wants to obtain medical information from an employee in a Lancaster House audio conference.

Cynthia Petersen discusses LGBTQ rights and public schools

May 19, 2013

Cynthia Petersen will talk about the intersections between schools, sexual orientation and gender identity and the law at OUTShine, the first National Gay/Straight Alliance Summit.

Peter Engelmann discusses recent changes in labour law

May 17, 2013

Peter Engelmann will discuss the latest legislative changes and caselaw at Lancaster House's Annual Labour Law Conference in Ottawa.

Lise Leduc discusses balancing fiscal concerns with fundamental rights

May 16, 2013

Lise Leduc will talk about cost cutting, collective bargaining, and freedom of association at the Lancaster House Annual Labour Law Conference in Ottawa.

Peter Engelmann discusses accommodation issues

May 01, 2013

Peter Engelmann will discuss a variety of accommodation law issues at the 2013 Accommodation Law Conference (Ottawa).

Steven Shrybman talks about voter suppression

April 27, 2013

Steven Shrybman talks about what unions can do to help save democracy at the Alberta Federation of Labour's annual convention.

Steven Barrett on the impact of legislation on union activity

April 17, 2013

Steven Barrett will discuss the difference legislation makes to union activity in Canada and the U.S at the United Association for Labor Education Conference 2013.

Cynthia Petersen on the Charter and human rights law

April 12, 2013

Cynthia Petersen will moderate a panel looking at the relationship between human rights legislation and the Charter at Osgoode Professional Development's 2012 Constitutional Cases.

Steven Barrett explains the latest developments in human rights law

April 04, 2013

Steven Barrett will discuss all the new legal developments at the Lancaster House Human Rights and Accommodation Conference 2013.

Cathy Lace to co-chair the Human Rights and Accommodation Conference

April 03, 2013

Cathy Lace will co-chair the Lancaster House Human Rights and Accommodation Conference in Toronto.

Emma Phillips discusses the limits of accommodation

April 03, 2013

Emma Phillips will address the meaning of undue hardship and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act at Lancaster House's Human Rights and Accommodation Conference.

Steven Barrett on the Charter and the right to strike

March 27, 2013

Steven Barrett will discuss the constitutional protection of labour rights at the International Conference - Labour Rights and their Impact on Democracy, Economic Equality and Social Justice.

Lorne Richmond on the awarding of damages in construction labour relations disputes

March 26, 2013

Lorne Richmond will discuss when damages might be ordered in jurisdictional disputes and sector disputes at Insight's 6th Biennial Construction Labour Relations conference.

Peter Engelmann discusses the accommodation of episodic disabilities

March 07, 2013

Peter Engelmann will address the accommodation issues that arise in connection with recurring periods of illness/disability at a Lancaster House audio conference.

Emma Phillips discusses family status discrimination

March 04, 2013

Emma Phillips explains family status discrimination at the Police Association of Ontario's annual conference.

Mark Wright discusses important developments in labour law

January 31, 2013

Mark Wright will bring you up to speed on the significant labour law developments of 2012 at this Lancaster House audio conference.

Steven Barrett on the impact of austerity measures on labour legislation

January 10, 2013

Steven Barrett to participate in OCUFA's conference "Academia in the Age of Austerity".