Setting Staff Up for Success: Organizational Culture, Leadership and Labour Relations

Thursday, June 13 | 8:30 AM – 4: 30 PM
Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) – Lakeview Room

Members: $268
Non-members: $383

Long term care is facing fresh challenges. Help your organization meet them head-on by creating a strong and positive culture that sets everyone up for success in their mission to provide quality care to seniors. This workshop will equip you and your management team with the tools to proactively develop and promote that culture through effective employment policies and strategies for building healthy employee and labour relations. Our speakers will show you how to engage, support, and communicate with union and non-union staff, and maintain positive relationships with employees throughout arbitrations and grievances.  

Topics covered:
• How to develop, implement, and enforce key employment policies for hiring, progressive discipline, and termination
• Best practices for hiring, onboarding, and termination
• The essential factors to building a positive organizational culture
• How to engage and build strong relationships with employees
• How to conduct progressive discipline and offer constructive staff performance evaluation
• The “ins-and-outs” of arbitration and grievances
• How to build effective labour relations with union bodies

Andrew Zabrovsky, Partner, Hicks Morley
Sandra McKenzie, Senior Human Resources Business Partner, Regional Municipality of York
Brian Swainson, Director of Long-Term Care Services, Community and Health Services, Regional Municipality of York
Sandra Watt, Chief of Organizational Development, Thrive Group
Tara Keenan, HR Manager, Thrive Group
Erin Porter, Partner, Fasken

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