How to Get the Best Talent and Keep It: A Guide for Employers
Learn best practices for attracting the best people to your organization and avoiding liability
This program will cover the A to Z of hiring to avoid legal liability, properly motivate and retain. It will begin with a discussion around pre-hiring considerations and best practices to avoid pitfalls such as liability under Ontario's Human Rights Code. From there the program will move to employment agreements and effective compensation schemes. Lastly, it will explore the latest in post-employment restrictions with a view to discouraging defections and protecting employers.
Topics to be discussed include:
• Pre-hiring considerations.
• How to avoid human rights complaints.
• Avoiding costly misrepresentations.
• Effective use of probationary periods.
• Compensation strategies that motivate.
• Update on post-employment restrictions: how to protect without scaring off talent.
David Whitten is a founding partner of Whitten & Lublin, a Toronto-based employment law firm specializing in the strategic resolution of complex workplace issues and challenges for both employers and employees. He has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and a range of tribunals, including: the Ontario Labour Relations Board, Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.
For private and public sector employers, he has provided knowledgeable counsel on a broad range of issues, including: workplace safety and insurance, employment standards, human rights, hiring, terminations, involuntary and voluntary buyouts and common law obligations in
David’s viewpoint has been sought by The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail and The National Post, and he has commentated on employment issues in interviews with CBC Radio One’s Here and Now, and News Talk 1010. He is also frequently asked to speak on employment issues by The Human Resources Professional Association, The Canadian Payroll Association and the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada.
*Please note, this webinar is available for viewing for 7 days from date of enrollment.