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Employee vs. Contractor Obligations + Best Practices during COVID-19

April 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ADT

Zoom Details:

A link will be sent via email to those who have registered at 11:00 am the morning of the session. Should you register following 11:00 am the zoom information will be available on this page.


Join Sarah McInnes and Michael Murphy, partners at the McInnes Cooper Halifax office on Monday, April 6 at 12pm for this virtual Lunch + Learn. During this event, they will walk you through the obligations your company has to both your employees and contractors throughout COVID-19. Additionally, Michael and Sarah will be reviewing best practices of management-side labour and employment law, and answering any questions you may have.

About the Presenters:

Sarah McInnes

Sarah is a partner at the Halifax office with a practice specializing in immigration and employment law. She is an expert in all matters relating to human resources, hiring, discipline and termination. This includes wrongful dismissal and other employment-related claims, as well as human rights and workplace accommodations. She is certified by the Workplace Institute in workplace investigations, and has conducted a wide variety of investigations in both the private and public sector.

Michael Murphy

Michael is a partner at the Halifax office. He practices management-side labour and employment law in various jurisdictions, and regularly assists clients with a wide range of human resources matters, including collective bargaining and collective agreement administration; employee terminations; accommodation; contract drafting; and policy reviews. Michael also represents employers in related litigation, including wrongful dismissal claims; grievance arbitrations; human rights complaints; union certification applications; workers’ compensation; and occupational health and safety matters. His practice extends to advising on a variety of pension-related issues.



April 6, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ADT
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