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Employment 101: Legal aspects of human resources management

Knowing the legal requirements to effectively manage the employment relationship

Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 8:30 A.M. to noon


Diana Theophilopoulos

Diana Theophilopoulos

Stikeman Elliott

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Law Practice

Diana Theophilopoulos is an associate in the Montréal office of Stikeman Elliott and member of the Employment and Labour Group. Her practice involves all aspects of employment and labour, with a particular focus on employee related matters in the context of commercial transactions.

Ms. Theophilopoulos regularly advises employers on a wide range of employment matters including drafting and enforcing employment agreements, consulting agreements and confidentiality, nonsolicitation and noncompetition covenants, drafting workplace policies, wrongful dismissal, labour standards issues, termination of employment, human rights issues, harassment and violence in the workplace, French language requirements in the workplace and occupational health and safety. She is also regularly involved in employment and labour related aspects of commercial transactions and negotiations, including those arising from mergers, acquisitions and insolvency.

Ms. Theophilopoulos regularly offers seminars and training sessions on a variety of employment and human resources topics.

Professional Activities

Ms. Theophilopoulos is a member of the Quebec Bar and the Young Bar Association of Montreal. She is also a member of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and the Hellenic Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.


  • To learn the fundamentals of employment law in Quebec;
  • To effectively manage employees in accordance with the legal requirements;
  • To avoid employees’ claims for harassment, discrimination and wrongful dismissal;
  • To protect your business from an employee’s misconduct both within and outside the workplace.

What will you learn ? Who is it for?

The activity will take place in French


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Ticket(s) $167* $237*
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By phone
514 871-4001

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Line Leblond
Project Manager, Training

The workshop expenses are tax deductible (provicial and federal).

The cost of the workshop is eligible as an expense under the 1% Training Investment.

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at will be accepted.


Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
380 St. Antoine Street W. Suite 6000

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  • The legal considerations involved in recruiting and hiring employees;
  • How to effectively manage your employees and impose disciplinary measures;
  • An employer's obligations with respect to psychological harassment in the workplace;
  • How to manage an employee’s absenteeism and better understand the duty to accommodate;
  • The legal requirements for termination of employment;
  • How to protect your business from an employee's improper conduct on social media.

This workshop involves practical exercises and case studies.

At the end, you will receive a copy of the PowerPoint presentation.


  • HR professionals;
  • Managers;
  • In-house legal department;
  • Directors and team leaders;
  • All other individuals involved in recruiting and managing employees.
Get all the tools you need to effectively manage your employees!