OEA NS Society - McInnes Cooper 11th Employer Conference - November 13 & 14, 2019

Location: Saraguay House, 2310 Purcell's Cove Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3P 1C7 

11th Employer Conference co-hosted by McInnes Cooper:



Early Bird Registration:

Until October 25, 2019

$300+ HST / day

$550+ HST for both days

Regular Pricing:

Beginning October 26, 2019 

$335+ HST / day

$600+ HST for both days

Having trouble registering? Email joy.samuel@oeans.ca or call 902-442-9369.

  • Lunch, breaks and all material are included in fee.
  • Group Rate Discounts: Register 3 or more people from the same organization and receive $25 off the 3rd person. Combine this offer with our early bird pricing and get a total of $75 off the 2 days!
  • No registration is confirmed until payment is received. Payment can be made via cheque or credit card (online via PayPal invoicing - no PayPal account needed).
  • Registration is for a single individual and cannot be split.

NOTE: Please do not contact McInnes Cooper to register. Registration only available through OEA NS Society



If you are interested in overnight accommodation for the conference a block of rooms at the OEA NS Society Conference rate are reserved at the Comfort Hotel Bayers Lake (88 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS, B3S 1A2) until October 24, 2019. Rates of $116.99 per night. Individuals are responsible to book and pay for accommodations.

To book accommodations, please call toll free number (855) 405-4555 and quote group name “Employer Advisor Nova Scotia” 



Please refer to the OEA NS Society Continuing Education Policy.



Day 1 & Day 2: 8:00am - 4:00pm (Doors open at 7:30am)

Day 1:

Day 2:

  • McInnes Cooper Labour Lawyers, Various Presentations
  • Katie Roebothan, OEA NS, Workplace Suicide and WCB: The Changing Nature of “Accident”
  • Will Chase & Courtney Donovan, Occupational Health and Safety, LAE, Workplace Fatalities
  • WCB NS, WCB Statistics, Annual Report Overview, Changes, Trends and Updates
  • and more to be announced!


Join us for topics including:

  • Workplace Violence

  • Harassment

  • Bullying

  • Criminality

  • Incivlity

  • Workplace Suicide and WCB: The Changing Nature of “Accident”

  • Off-Duty Conduct: Impact on Employment

  • The Intersections of Criminal and Employment Laws

  • Workplace Horseplay—when is it fun and when does it cross the line?

  • Immigrant Workers—is it possible to terminate for just cause? What about lay-off if the business closes down?

  • E.I. benefits and workplace violence—who is entitled?

  • When and how does HR Practice cross into legal advice?

Having trouble registering? Email joy.samuel@oeans.ca or call 902-442-9369.



To be added to our Conference list to be notified first about all things Conference related email: Joy Samuel, Business Services Advisor - joy.samuel@oeans.ca

Remember: Conference space is limited! 


Note: OEA NS reserves the right to make changes to the above details.

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