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Creating Effective Employment Contracts that Protect your Company’s

Resources and Future Business Prospects (webinar)

Date: September 19, 2017
Location: Online

Presenter: Carman Overholt, QC, Overholt Law
Description: Learn how to create an employment contract that will limit liability and provide stability and predictability in the relationship. Understand the numerous contractual provisions that are available and how an effective employment agreement can protect your business, products, confidential information, staff and more.

In this presentation, you will learn:
  • Interpret and draft employment agreements with emphasis on:
    - Probationary clauses;
    - Termination language;
    - Constructive terminations; and
    - Post-employment restrictions (non-compete and non-solicit agreements).
  • How to effectively implement enforceable agreements with new staff and current staff.
  • Effective negotiation strategies.
  • Understanding the inherent value of written employment agreements.
  • Contractual pitfalls to avoid.
  • BConstructing a severance package
Who should attend:
  • HR professionals and those involved in contract negotiations and implementation with employees
Format: Online - Live Webinar
Time: Log-in: 9:15 - 9:30am (PST); Presentation: 9:30am - 11:00am (PST)

All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session.

Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar. Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to pd@cphrbc.ca.
Note: If you have not received your login access information the day prior to the webinar date, or for inquiries regarding online workshops, please email or call 604.684.7228.

About the presenter:
Carman Overholt, Q.C., Overholt Law, practice is working closely with senior management and human resources professionals to ensure compliance with labour, employment and human rights legislation, and development of policies and strategies that minimize the risk of litigation and disruption of operations. He has appeared, on behalf of employers, before the Supreme Court of BC, the Court of Appeal for BC, the BC Human Rights Tribunal, the Employment Standards Tribunal, the BC Labour Relations Board and the Canadian Industrial Relations Board.

Carman has represented employers in numerous labour arbitration proceedings and in connection with collective bargaining. He has significant experience in advising employers in various sectors of the economy including financial services, technology, retail, service, hospitality, construction, mining, forestry and manufacturing.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Rate
(by September 8th)

Regular Rate
(by September 15th)







Student & Retired Member



CPD hours
1.5 • Employee & Labour Relations
All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714
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