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Changing Workplaces – Are you ready? | Vaughan Small Business Week

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Vaughan City Hall

2141 Major Mackenzie Drive West

Multi-Purpose Room, 1st Floor

Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1

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Changing Workplaces – Are you ready? Presented by the Workforce Planning Board of York Region

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Join the Workforce Planning Board of York Region as they celebrate their Employer Leadership Council Annual Meeting. Lisa Taylor, CEO of Challenge Factory, will present “Stop Preparing For the Future of Work! Why employers need to be prepared for the jobs that don’t exist yet and start shaping the future of work.” You will also learn about common employer pitfalls and how to avoid them, focusing on navigating the changes to the Ontario Employment Standards Act as well as a Q&A, presented by Jeffrey Stewart and Priya Sarin at Sherrard Kuzz Employment & Labour Lawyers.

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8 to 8:30 a.m. | Registration and networking

Continental breakfast to be provided.

8:30 to 8:45 am | Welcome

8:45 to 9:45 a.m. | Common Employer Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

This session will focus on navigating the changes to the Ontario Employment Standards Act.

Presented by: Jeffrey Stewart & Priya Sarin, Sherrard Kuzz, Employment & Labour Lawyers

9:45 to 10 a.m. | Q&A

10 to 10:15 a.m. | Coffee break

10:15 to 11:15 a.m. | Stop Preparing for the Future of Work!

This session will focus on why employers need to be prepared for the jobs that don’t exist yet and start shaping the future of work

Presented by: Lisa Taylor, CEO, The Challenge Factory. Lisa is the author of 'The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work'.

A copy of the book will provided to each attendee, while quantities last.

11:15 to 11:30 a.m. | Q&A and wrap-up

Community Partner: Vaughan Chamber of Commerce.

To make this a waste-free event, we ask that you refrain from printing your confirmation ticket.

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SPEAKER BIOS

Lisa Taylor, President | Challenge Factory & the Centre for Career Innovation

As President of Challenge Factory and the Centre for Career Innovation, Lisa offers a dynamic perspective on the Future of Work and how demographics, the freelance economy and new market dynamics present opportunities to gain strategic advantage. Read more

Priya Sarin | Sherrard Kuzz, Employment & Labour Lawyers

Priya is an accomplished labour, employment and human rights lawyer with a background in civil litigation. She has extensive experience advising and representing a broad range of for-profit and non-profit management clients. Read more

Jeffrey Stewart | Sherrard Kuzz, Employment & Labour Lawyers

Jeffrey is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association, and the Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Construction and Infrastructure, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation, and Young Lawyers). Read more

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Vaughan City Hall

2141 Major Mackenzie Drive West

Multi-Purpose Room, 1st Floor

Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1

Canada

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