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“The New Normal?” Managing the Return to the Workplace

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September 28, 2021
Virtual Event


Avoiding the Legal & Organizational Landmines

Legal Risks

  • Employees who refuse to return
  • Employees who announce that they are Anti-Vax
  • Liability to secure a safe workplace for employees and customers

Organizational Challenges

  • Current Issues in Managing the Return to the Workplace
  • Key steps to take now to mitigate problems

Prioritizing Next Steps

  • Evaluating Pandemic pivots Reassessing your risks and opportunities
  • The Importance of Leadership


9:00 a.m.
Setting the Stage

Speaker: Bill Ross, Janus Conferences

  • The rapidly changing environment and escalating risks as employees start to return to the workplace
  • How will you be able to conduct business when employees are refusing to come to the office?

9:10 a.m
The Legal Issues

Speaker: Shana Wolch, McCarthy Tétrault

  • What if an employee says that they will not return to the office because of the risk of acquiring covid from colleagues or clients.
  • What if an employee acknowledges that they have not been vaccinated but still insists on returning to the office
  • Your liability to employees and customers if they acquire covid resulting from a contact at your premises

9:30 a.m.
Issues Facing the HR Executive

Speaker: Norm Sabapathy, Cadillac Fairview Corporation

  • Current issues that are arising now as we Return to the Workplace.
  • Key steps organizations can take now to mitigate and solve issues.
  • Next Steps

9:50 a.m.
Next Steps

Speaker: Rob Stephen, Osborne Group

  • Understanding what will work best for your organization and how to implement it
  • The risks and opportunities you need to plan for now

10:10 a.m.
Roundtable discussion

10:25 a.m.
Closing remarks

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