Upcoming Event

Psychologically Safe Workplaces: Obligations & Best Practices, CLE
Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Time: 11:00AM - 12:30PM AST
Location: Zoom platform
The Joint Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Law Society and CBA–PEI is pleased to offer the CLE “Psychologically Safe Workplaces: Obligations & Best Practices”  for members on Wednesday, January 20th,  11AM – 12:30PM ATon the ZOOM platform.

Workplace Harassment can take many forms, including verbal aggression, personal attacks, bullyingand other intimidating behaviors whether in person or online. Effective July 1, 2020, Prince Edward Island employers must comply with new Workplace Harassment Regulations. These Regulations create additional obligations at workplaces from both policy and investigative standpoints, and also capture types of conduct that employers and employees may not have previously identified as "harassment." 

Join Stephen Carpenterof the Workers Compensation Board of PEIto get up to speed on what’s happening in PEI, and in Canada, with regard to workplace harassment and the move towards more psychologically safe workplaces. Time will also be spent looking at the (voluntary) National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (the Standard) and the positive impacts implementation has had, and can have, in workplaces.

Stephen Carpenter is the Senior Legal Advisor for the Workers Compensation Board of PEI. He currently provides legal advice in relation all matters concerning workers compensation and occupational health and safety, as well as human resources, employment and labour relations.  Prior to joining WCBPEI, Stephen was in private practice acting in all facets of labour and employment law. Stephen is also a Certified Workplace Psychological Health & Safety Advisor; a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR); and a Certified Workplace Investigator.

The CLE will offer 1.5 hours CPD.

Registration deadline is Monday, January 18th.   Once registration is completed an invitation will be sent to participants with the zoom meeting log in details.

This CLE will be offered to members for $50 + HST = $57.50. Payment is due in the office prior to the event and can be made by e-transfer to lawsociety@lspei.pe.ca or by cheque payable to the Law Society of Prince Edward Island.

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