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An Update on Human Resources in an Independent School Context
Standard: Governance (Governance Series)
Date: May 5, 2016
This session will examine current and emerging issues with respect to employment law in an independent school setting. The session will review a range of issues including the value of employment agreements, compliance with employment standards, workplace harassment and workplace violence policies, recent case law with respect to just cause and a review of effective employment policies and practices. The session will focus on best practices to assist and support the school’s Board of Governors and school administration.
Speaker: Eric Roher
Eric Roher is National Leader of the Education Focus Group at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Eric practises in the areas of education law, labour relations and employment law. He advises a range of public and private sector employers, as well as school boards and independent schools. He also represents clients before administrative tribunals and labour relations boards, including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Ontario College of Teachers.