The Latest Developments in the Law Governing BC Workplaces

You are invited to attend Overholt Law's breakfast seminar at the Coast Langley Hotel & Convention Centre on Wednesday, October 16.

Our seminar will include presentations on the following:

Legislative Updates

  • The amendments to the BC Labour Relations Code and the impact on union organizing and applications for certification
  • Sweeping amendments to the Canada Labour Code
  • A review of recent amendments to the BC Employment Standards Act
  • The significance of the new BC Human Rights Commission for Employers

Managing the Workplace

  • Developments in the law protecting against discrimination of persons with a mental disability
  • Labour Relations and non-traditional employment relationships
  • Social Media in the Workplace
  • Recent developments in the law of constructive dismissal
  • Punitive Damages, Aggravated Damages and Special Costs – how to minimize the risk of claims

Workplace Health and Safety

  • Violence in the Workplace – what is the Employer’s responsibility?
  • Respectful Workplace Policies and addressing bullying and harassment complaints
  • How to defend claims of a toxic workplace environment and recent developments in the law in this area
  • Recent developments in the investigation and response to sexual harassment complaints

Date and Time

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Seminar Presentations

12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Door Prize Draw

12:15 p.m.


Coast Langley City Hotel & Convention Centre
Cascades Ballroom 2
20393 Fraser Hwy
Langley, B.C. V3A 7N2


Complimentary seminar for clients and friends of Overholt Law.

CPD Credits

HR professionals, CPAs and lawyers can claim Overholt Law's seminars as CPD credits.


If you have questions or need help with your registration, please call 778-653-7561 or email [email protected].

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We look forward to seeing you at our seminar. Please register by October 9th.