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ROUNDTABLE - LR - Impact of COVID-19 on benefit plans and labour relations considerations

Date: March 17, 2021
Location: Online

CPD Hours: 1.0

Please note Roundtables are exclusively available and free to CPHR BC & Yukon Members. You can find more on becoming a Member on our website

Roundtable Summary: 
The Labour Relations Practitioners Roundtable is intended for those members presently working in labour relations and/or HR practitioners working in unionized workplaces.
Roundtables are intended for peer-to-peer sharing and members play an active role in sharing experiences and knowledge to build community. Roundtables are therefore not recorded for later viewing.
Topic: Impact of COVID-19 on benefit plans and labour relations considerations

During this interactive session, we will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on benefit plan costs and designs, now and in the future.  The session will include a legal perspective for labour relations professionals and will examine questions that have arisen as a result of the pandemic around issues such as vaccines.

Guest Facilitators:

Katy Allen, Associate in the Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group with Lawson Lundell LLP & John Gerbrecht, Vice President and Local Practice Leader with Aon & Roey Nevile, CEBS, CPHR, Assistant Vice President with Aon’s Health Solutions practice.
Katy Allen
Katy Allen is an associate in the Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group at Lawson Lundell LLP. She represents clients on issues relating to labour, employment, human rights, and privacy law. Her litigation experience includes disputes relating to wrongful dismissal, labour arbitrations, collective agreements, employment standards and human rights.
 John's headshot
John Gerbrecht is Vice President and Local Practice Leader with Aon.  He has more than 30 years of experience in the benefits and retirement services industry.  At Aon, John’s team focuses on strategic design and on-going maintenance of group benefit programs for regional, national, and global employers.
Roey Nevile
Roey Nevile is an Assistant Vice President with Aon’s Health Solutions practice. She works with organizations to create sustainable benefits programs that meet the needs of diverse employee populations. Areas of focus include strategic management of benefits plans, effective plan design, cost containment and employee communication.
Roundtable Host(s): Corinne Nichols, CPHR & Maria Pavao, CPHR
Corinne and Maria are experienced HR professionals and LR Practitioners
Online - Zoom meeting
Please note that Zoom meeting URL/information will be sent 1 day prior to the event date as a calendar invite.
Video connection is recommended for the most engaging virtual experience.   

8:00 am - 9:15 am Pacific Standard Time (PST) - Vancouver  
9:00 am - 10:15 am Yukon Standard Time (YST) - Whitehorse 


Pre-registration is required.

Please note:   
You MUST register for a roundtable before the end of the day, on the day of the roundtable, to ensure that it will appear on your member profile, for CPD hours.
Should you have any questions regarding events in your region, please contact Quinne Davey, Member Relations Manager, Lower Mainland.

Registration questions, cancellations, waiting list and general information about roundtables in the Lower Mainland (Coastal Vancouver, Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley) can be directed to roundtable@cphrbc.ca.
Registration Deadline:   March 15, 2020
CPHR Member   Included in membership
General Member   Included in membership
Student / Retired Member   Included in membership
Non-Member   Members only