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Serious insight for serious situations.

Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Course details

COURSE FEE
Complimentary

DURATION
This is a 60-minute webinar, running from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST)

PREREQUISITES 
None.

FORMAT 
Live, online

About this course

Can employers create internal workplace investigation systems that are neutral and independent? What do these systems look like, and how are they created and upheld?

These questions are the focus of this webinar, in which Janice Rubin and her guests
Hannah Biesterfeld (Toronto Transit Commission), Célanie Bouchard (Desjardins), Emily Kaufer (Air Canada), and Jane Sinclair (Deloitte), will discuss the ins and outs of these systems.

About our speakers

Janice Rubin is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals. Janice is frequently called upon to conduct investigations and assessments/reviews, as well as to advise or consult on complex, high-stakes issues pertaining to complaints of workplace harassment and other misconduct. She teaches a variety of educational programs for both lawyers and human resource professionals and has taught courses on employment law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Learn more about Janice here

Hannah Biesterfeld is the Manager (acting) of the Human Rights Office at the Toronto Transit Commission in the Human Rights and Investigations Department, where she manages a team of eight Human Rights Consultants. Hannah also conducts workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, poisoned work environment, and violence, represents the TTC at HRTO mediations and hearings, and advises on human rights accommodation requests and all other human rights matters within the TTC. Hannah’s background is in civil litigation and human rights law. She completed M.A.s in Political Science and Humanities at York University, her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm.

Célanie Bouchard has been working as an advisor for the Respect in the Workplace Office, a neutral and independent entity of Desjardins, since 2018. She processes harassment complaints and provides facilitation, prevention, and training services. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Orientation and Counselling, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Célanie is passionate about work psychology, human relations, interaction processes, and development, both on an individual and organizational level. She nourishes her interest in helping people grow through her coaching at Desjardins, and by teaching master’s degree students about management skills development at Laval University.

Emily Kaufer currently works at Air Canada as the Director of Human Rights and Harassment. She has significant experience in conducting workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment/bullying, sexual harassment, violence, workplace misconduct, and violations of policy. Emily completed the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) ANSI accredited certificate program in 2017 and obtained the designation “AWI-CH.” She previously served as an AWI member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Canadian Committee. Emily has also received her certificate from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers. She has presented on the topics of union-management joint investigations, challenges of cross-border investigations (Canada, US, and EU), establishing best practices in the #metoo era, and the “art” of conducting internal investigations.

Jane Sinclair is a Senior Manager in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Deloitte.  She is a trained workplace investigator and Certified Human Resources Leader who has been conducting and advising on internal workplace investigations as part of the of the OGC team for the past 8 years.

How to register

To register for our Building Internal Independent Investigation Systems webinar, please select your region from the dropdown list below.

If you have any questions, please email us here: training@rubinthomlinson.com

Registration

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    12:30 EST
    Nov 18, 2021
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