Overholt Law LLP Newsletter August 2016 The Impact of a Sale of a Business on the Obligation to Provide Reasonable Notice
The Impact of a Sale of a Business on the Obligation to Provide Reasonable Notice
The sale of a business can have a significant, multifaceted impact on a business’ relationship with its employees. A number of complex issues arise when an organization goes through a change in ownership, particularly if the purchaser of the business wishes to hire some or all employees of the vendor’s business without a break in service.
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UBC Sauder Executive Education
October 3 and 4, 2016
Employment Law Essentials: Minimize the Risk of Employer Liability and Litigation
Carman J. Overholt, K.C. has partnered with UBC’s Sauder School of Business to offer a course in employment law this fall. The course – titled “Employment Law Essentials: Minimize the Risk of Employer Liability and Litigation” – will touch upon various legal topics that are of particular interest to employers. The course covers the current Canadian landscape in employment and human rights law, and covers such topics as workplace privacy, investigations, and employee dismissal, to name a few.
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Overholt Law LLP Breakfast Seminar
October 5, 2016
Overholt Law LLP will be hosting its second employment and labour law breakfast seminar on Wednesday, October 5.
Disability Management and Employee Absenteeism
How to Manage and Minimize the Risk of Claims and Liability for Damages
Date and Time:
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Terminal City Club
837 West Hastings Street
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If you have any questions, please contact Laura Thomas at 604-676-4183 or [email protected].
Queen’s Management Workshop
October 19, 2016
Labour and Employment Law Essentials for Senior Professionals
Carman J. Overholt, K.C. will be speaking about Legal Issues in the Hiring Process at Queen’s Management Workshop in Toronto.
Dates and Time:
October 19, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Smith School of Business
200 Front Street West
Register by emailing [email protected]. Course fee is $795.00.
HRMA North Shore Roundtable
October 27, 2016
Carman J. Overholt, K.C. and Preston Parsons will be speaking at the HRMA North Shore Roundtable. This roundtable is intended to bring North Shore HR practitioners together to share ideas, best practices, ask questions, debate, inform, and network. Individual session topics will be chosen by the roundtable co-chair with input from the participating members.
About HRMA Roundtables:
HRMA roundtables are peer-learning events where participants are both teachers and learners. A roundtable leader establishes the purpose, intended audience, and logistics based on a variety of options, including area of practice, industry or geographical segmentation. Participation in a roundtable has a number of benefits, including learning and networking. In addition, participation in roundtables is eligible for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for the CHRP designation. Roundtables are a benefit of membership and free for HRMA members to attend. Non-members may attend for a fee of $20/session.
Click here for more information or contact Pat Penner, CHRP at [email protected] or Chris Gonev, CHRP at [email protected].