Lawyers Walter Pavlic and John Agioritis will speak at the fourth biennial Western Construction Labour Relations Forum, taking place in Edmonton from November 14-15.
On Wednesday, November 14, Walter will present “Effective Anti-Harassment Programs and Investigations for the Construction Site,” outlining federal and provincial legal requirements for addressing workplace violence and harassment.
On Thursday, November 15, John will co-present “What Are the Legal Obligations and Best Practices for Both Management and Unions in the Critical Issue of Workplace Safety?” Topics covered will include who has the legal responsibility for workplace accidents, and how unions and management can work together to ensure workplace safety.
About the Western Construction Labour Relations Forum
The Western Construction Labour Relations Forum offers construction management and union representatives from Western Canada an in-depth analysis of the latest legislative, regulatory and legal developments impacting their industry.
About Walter Pavlic
Based in Edmonton, Walter helps medium and large businesses with their labour relations and employment matters. He has extensive experience with collective bargaining, arbitrations, human rights complaints, employment contracts, discipline issues, dismissal planning, wrongful dismissal litigation, non-competition actions, Anton Piller Orders, employee fraud and recovery, and Labour Relations Board hearings.
About John Agioritis
Based in Saskatoon, John represents clients on all types of criminal matters and regulatory infractions, including federal and provincial occupational health and safety, environmental legislation and tax legislation. He has assisted employers of all sizes navigate their way through occupational health and safety investigations and prosecutions in various industries. John also provides pro-active advice on due diligence measures designed to meet and exceed occupational health and safety obligations.