Worksafe / Employment Law Update

Thursday, June 6, 2019 9:00am Cooke Aquaculture - Saint George NB SIG 399 Views

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Worksafe NB / Employment Law Updates

Presentation: Mike McGovern of WorksafeNB & Mel Norton of Lawson Creamer Lawyers

Event Details:

Date: June 6th ,2019

Time: 9:00 - noon

Location:  Cooke Aquaculture, Saint George, NB


Agenda Items:

  • 9:00 am Welcome, Introductions & EMC Update
  • Presentation: Mike McGovern, Worksafe NB and Mel Norton, Lawson Creamer
  • Break
  • Questions and Round Table

Through input from members the discussion will include (but not limited to):


  • What can employers expect moving forward regarding Worksafe; rates, legislation changes, process of claim approvals, ect.
  • What or how is Worksafe implementing harassment and bullying at the workplace in their claims process and what is the Employers policy obligation development extent? (any jurisdictional comparative study would be awesome)
  • Medical and recreational cannabis – what is the latest on the caselaw and legal front and what are the basics of a strong policy?
  • Reducing overall numbers of claims – how will the harassment and bullying at the workplace claims process impact employer cost?
  • The Employer claim appeal process and cost vs ROI?
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