Employment Issues

In an evolving market

What's happened in the past year, where are we going?


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Real Time Employment Discussion

Responding to the Realities of the Day

What are the employment issues and what legal issues could arise from it?

What can you learn to be successful in your employment strategies?

Four experienced panelists in law, HR, union and non-union environments will lead a captivating discussion on what is happening TODAY.

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  • Family Business panelists, Kylie Black, VP Consumer Goods, Capital Iron and Travis Butler, President, Butler Concrete & Aggregate, will talk about their struggles attracting and retaining talent – what they are doing to overcome the challenges posed by a tight labour market? What are the ripple effects – higher costs, chatter among workers, organizational culture?

  • Denise Lloyd, Chief Engagement Officer, Engaged HR will talk about the tight labour market and emerging techniques used to attract and retain talent.

  • Marca McNeil, Labour and Employment lawyer, Pulver Crawford Munroe, LLP, will talk about employers’ obligations to their employees in changing economic circumstances including the impacts on notice and severance obligations, human rights obligations and the enforceability of non-compete and non-solicitation clauses.

Facilitated by Andy Spurling, President, Proline Management

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Meet our Panelists & Facilitator


Thursday, May 14th, 6-8:30pm

Delta Victoria Ocean Point, 100 Harbour Road Victoria, BC, Canada

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Your Ticket Includes A Buffet Dinner

Served with Bread Rolls and Freshly Brewed Starbucks® Coffee and Tazo® Teas.


Market Seasonal Greens, Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette and Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Quinoa Salad, Peppers, Red Onions, Olives, Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Shredded Red and Green Cabbage Slaw

Carrots, Celery Root, Lemon Basil Mayo Tomato, Pickled Fennel, Pesto Dressing

Yukon Gold Potato, Red Onion, Bacon, Green Onion, Mustard Seed Dressing


Baked Snapper Fillet, Caper Raisin Purée, Caramelized Cauliflower Cream

Roast Beef Sirloin, Sautéed Mushrooms and Shallots, Red Wine Blackcurrant Sauce

Accompaniments: Seasonal Market Vegetables, Herb-Roasted Potatoes


Chef’s Selection of Decadent Desserts

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