As the provincial government pushes to expand upon the co-op, internship and other placement programs offered by post-secondary institutions, staff, legal counsel and employers are increasingly spending time on a host of legal issues.
Developed as part of a unique partnership, this joint CAFCE, CACEE and OsgoodePD program will provide a forum for discussing the legal compliance issues and legal risks that post-secondary institutions are seeing as they diversify the placement opportunities they are offering.
Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.
What You’ll Learn
A clearer understanding of the law as it applies to their students in the areas of: employment standards, health & safety, human rights, intellectual property, employment insurance and immigration law
Clarity around what health & safety training needs to be provided to a student before a placement, who should provide it and what insurance protection is in place in the event of a workplace accident
Knowledge around the human rights protections and challenges surrounding placements including around issues such as: police records checks, disclosure of mental health and disability
An understanding of the challenges that exist around accommodations and a better grasp around whose responsibility it is to provide those supports
Who Should Attend
In-House Counsel at Post Secondary Institutions
In-House Counsel/Lawyers with a focus on Labour and Employment Law
University Career Services Staff, including:
– Co-op Managers/Directors, Coordinators
– Recruitment Officers
– Internship Advisors
Student Recruitment Coordinators for employers seeking student placements
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