Worksafe / Employment Law Update (Date to be Rescheduled to September)

Thursday, June 13, 2019 9:00am Acadian Wild Blueberry (Oxford) - Bois Gagnon, NB SIG 228 Views

Event Details


Please note that due to the availability of our speakers, we have had to postpone this event until September. Our Host has been very flexible and we look forward to theis event in the Fall.

North East Region                 

Worksafe NB / Employment Law Updates

Presentation: Mike McGovern of WorksafeNB  Lawson Creamer Lawyers


Event Details:


Time: 9:00 - noon

Location:  Acadian Wild Blueberry, 3144 Route 160 Bois-Gagnon, NB


Agenda Items:

  • 9:00 am Welcome, Introductions & EMC Update
  • Round Table – What issues are top of mind for you in your facility
  • Coffee refresh
  • Presentation: Mike McGovern, Worksafe NB and Mel Norton, Lawson Creamer
  • 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, etc..
  • 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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