HR/Employment Seminar – September 13, 2018 – Larry Keown

November 27th, 2018 by Ciara Donnelly

HR/Employment Seminar

At Devry Smith Frank LLP‘s Human Resource and Employment Seminar, Toronto lawyer Larry Keown discussed the Impact of a Sale of a Business on Employees.

Larry Keown assumes the role of managing partner at DSF. Larry is a wrongful dismissal lawyer who acts for both employers and employees in all matters relating to employment law. Larry has a busy employee/plantiff practice, assisting them in pursuing claims and actions. He also regularly acts for employers and their HR professionals, giving them advice on complex matters. He has significant courtroom experience, having appeared before the Small Claims Court of Ontario, the Superiour Court of Justice, the Divisional Court in Ontario and the Ontario Court of Appeal on numerous motions, applications, trials and appeals. Larry has also appeared before many tribunals including: the Financial Services Commission, the Work Place Safety and Insurance Tribunal and the Ontario Labour Relations Board. He also has participated in many alternative dispute forums including: arbitrations and mediations

Topics covered include during the seminar includes:

  • The Impact of a Sale of a Business on Employees
  • No More Age Discrimination in Employee Benefit Plans: Talos v. Grand Erie District School Board (2018)
  • Increased General Damages Awards at the Human Rights Tribunal in the #MeToo Era
  • Legalization of Marijuana – Latest Developments and Impact on the Workplace
  • Recent Trends in Immigration Processing, Including the Impact of Canada’s Legalization of Marijuana


This is a great overview for HR Professionals and employers. Devry Smith Frank LLP has produced a series of videos to assist HR professionals and HR departments. To view other Ontario employment law videos and videos for other practice areas, please visit our media page.

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