Skip to main content

HR Peer-2-Peer | Employment Law Update



Do you find yourself wondering what are the best HR practices when it comes to circumstances highlighted by these unprecedented times? What are the employers and employees rights and obligations with regards to Covid testing, risk management, return to work protocols, and even the future possibility of mandatory vaccinations?

To say the least, it has been an interesting year in HR! Covid-19 brought new challenges and considerations and created an urgent demand for current information. As HR professionals, the need to stay informed has never been as imperative as during these turbulent times.

In this interactive session, gain expert opinion and up-to-date information on labour and employment rights and obligations during a global pandemic. Join Brian P. MacDonald, partner at Filiion Wakely Thorup Angelietti, as he walks us through the most current changes to legislation and the subsequently rapidly changing responsibilities of employers, contending with a myriad of COVID 19 related HR considerations.


Brian P. MacDonald has been a partner at Filiion Wakely Thorup Angelietti, since 2016. He articled with the firm in 2009 before joining as an associate in 2010.Brian practises in all areas of labour and employment law. He acts for a wide variety of union and non-union clients, including federally-regulated clients.He has acted as counsel in many significant arbitrations, wrongful dismissals, and proceedings before the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Human Rights Tribunal. He has also advised on and coordinated litigation strategy with employer associations and their members, both during the open season/raiding period and during the subsequent litigation. He regularly advises on WSIB issues as well as occupational health and safety matters.

Brian’s practice has a particular focus on the construction industry and the transportation sector. He regularly appears before the Ontario Labour Relations Board representing construction industry clients in section 133 grievances, jurisdictional disputes, related employer/sale of business matters, Applications for Certification and unfair labour practices.

This is how I can help.

Ashley Conyngham

Ashley Conyngham

Director, Marketing and Communications

  • I can share your local business news & events
  • Promote your tech or manufacturing jobs 
  • Collaborate with you on your industry event
  • Help your business reach new audiences
  • Provide communications support for your SME

This is how i can help