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Angela Rae to Co-Chair and Daryn Jeffries to Speak at Lancaster House Labour Arbitration and Policy Conference

Angela Rae will be co-chairing this year's Lancaster House Labour Arbitration and Policy Conference, to be held virtually on December 9 and December 15, 2020. On December 15, 2020, Daryn Jeffries will be joining a conference panel addressing the topic “Remote Work in the wake of COVID-19: Exploring accommodation, privacy, productivity, and other critical issues”. Click here for further details regarding the conference and how to register.

Anne Marie Heenan to Join Panel Discussion Regarding Vavilov Decision as Part of Queen's Law Online Workshop

On October 16, 2020, Anne Marie Heenan will be joining a panel discussing the impact of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v Vavilov on workplace law. Anne Marie will be discussing the potential effect of Vavilov on the provision of written reasons in labour-related adjudications. This workshop is hosted by the Queen’s Law Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace and will be held remotely via Zoom. Click here for further details regarding the program and how to register.

Lancaster House - Labour Relations Certificate Program

On August 11, 2020, Daryn Jeffries will be joining a panel discussing collective bargaining as part of Lancaster House’s virtual Labour Relations Certificate Program. Click here for further details regarding the program and how to register.

Carla Black to Speak at Labour Law Seminar Regarding Health and Safety Obligations on “Re-opening”

Carla Black will be a panelist at the Law Society of Ontario’s annual seminar The 6 Minute Labour Lawyer. Carla will be speaking on Employers’ Health and Safety Obligations on “re-opening”: The New Normal from the Employer’s Perspective. In light of the COVID-19 emergency, the program will be available as an on-demand audio program during the week of June 22. Click here for further details regarding the seminar and how to register. more >

Daryn Jeffries to Speak at OMHRA Spring Conference

On April 16, 2020, Daryn Jeffries will be presenting a workshop entitled “Applying the Prima Facie Test for Discrimination: Recent Lessons from the Law on Addiction and Culpable Conduct” at the Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association’s annual Spring Conference, to be held at Hilton Niagara Falls. Click here for further details regarding the Conference and how to register.

Rae Christen Jeffries LLP Named a 2020 Top Labour & Employment Boutique Firm

We are honoured to be recognized as one of Canadian Lawyer’s 2020 Top Labour & Employment Boutique Firms. This ranking is compiled using comprehensive peer reviews from senior lawyers, managing partners, and in-house counsel. We are humbled by this recognition and thank our clients, colleagues, and community.

View the full Canadian Lawyer article here.

Frances Gallop and Angela Rae Profiled in YWCA Newsletter

Frances Gallop and Angela Rae were recently profiled in the fall edition of the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton newsletter - click here to access the publication and read the article.

Lancaster House - Bargaining in the Broader Public Sector Conference

Daryn Jeffries will be speaking on the second panel at Lancaster House’s 2019 Bargaining in the Broader Public Sector Conference on the topic, "Balancing the Budget, Reducing the Deficit? The role of government in bargaining”. This panel will take place between 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Click here for further details regarding the conference and how to register.

2020 Best Lawyers in Canada Recognition

We congratulate Angela Rae, Brett Christen and Frances Gallop, who have been recognized in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada for their excellence in labour and employment law. Best Lawyers’ annual list of the top practitioners in various practice areas across Canada is compiled using comprehensive peer reviews. We are delighted to see members of our firm being recognized for their work.

Daryn Jeffries to Speak at 2019 Construction Labour & Employment Relations Conference

Daryn Jeffries will join other distinguished faculty at the Construction Labour & Employment Relations Conference to be held this year on December 9 and 10 at Old Mill Toronto. Daryn's session on the topic “Fit for Duty” is scheduled to take place on December 9, 2019. Click here for further details regarding the Conference and how to register.