LAVERY CONFERENCE - Risk Management: Employment Contracts, Compensation and Pension Plans of Non-Unionized Employees

On September 27, 2011, 140 corporate counsel attended this Lavery Conference held (in French) at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montreal.

The day started with a plenary session entitled “Blogs and social media: New issues" followed by workshops on the following subjects:

  • Aspects of employment contracts: Constraints and precautions
  • Reporting and complaints of harassment in the workplace
  • Excess benefit plans: Issues to consider
  • Tax treatment of the various components of compensation and severance pay
  • Inquiries and inspections by public authorities: Scope of their powers and measures to take in response
  • Issues to be negotiated and verified with respect to employment contracts and pension plans in the context of a proposed purchase and sale

Our guest speakers, Suzanne Ménard and Stéphane Paré, of AON Hewitt, then led the plenary session on the theme of “Employment proposal and generations: A matter of flexibility".

This activity was recognized by the Quebec Bar for purposes of the mandatory continuing education of lawyers.

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