In-depth insight on current human rights law issues
(Original Course Date: November 14 and 15, 2019)
Who should attend: All those who have an interest in human rights issues, including human resource professionals and employment, labour and human rights lawyers
Learning level: Intermediate/Advanced
Human rights law goes beyond the scope of employment law practice and is constantly evolving. Over the course of two days, you will explore a comprehensive range of human rights law topics presented by diverse speakers. This conference will include the ever-popular annual case law update, judicial review update, and ethics fact patterns. You will walk away with a substantive look at current trends and practical issues to meet the increasingly complex and sophisticated matters arising in this area.
After this conference, you will:
- get up to date on core topics such as remedies, discriminatory action complaints, Charter values, and addiction related misconduct
- hear from counsel on the recent decision, Oger v. Whatcott, Oger v. Whatcott (No. 7), 2019 BCHRT 58 and its implications on trans identity and trans equality under human rights law
- learn about best practices for a trauma informed and culturally informed practice
- get the latest human rights cases before the BCHR Tribunal, BC Supreme Court, BC Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court of Canada curated for you
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 12.75 hours (a minimum of 2 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
Sandra F. Guarascio — Roper Greyell LLP, Vancouver
Lindsay M. Lyster, QC — Moore Edgar Lyster LLP, Vancouver
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