McTague Law Firm LLP’s Labour and Employment Law Lawyers have been invited to speak on Tuesday February 6, 2018 at a seminar hosted by The Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario Association regarding Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 at the Chatham Cultural Centre located at 75 William Street North, Chatham, ON from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.  Please click here for additional information about the event and how to register.

Stephen Roberts, a Partner with our Labour and Employment Law Department, has been invited to speak at the Chatham-Kent District HRPA at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre (565 Richmond St. Chatham, ON) from 8am – 11am on Friday, January 26, 2018 regarding the WSIB Update – New Rate Framework & Chronic Mental Stress.  For additional details and how to register, please visit: HRPA Chatham-Kent

Jeffrey MacKinnon will be speaking, along with several other business leaders, at the KM&T Future Trends Seminar: Shaping the future of the Agri-sector on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 at the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (32 Seneca Drive, Leamington ON).  For additional details and to register for this complimentary seminar, please click Shaping the future of the Agri-sector

Friday, December 8, 2017
Fogolar Furlan (Friuli Hall) at 1800 North Service Road, Windsor ON
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Panel Presentation
10:00 am Q & A

Is your organization ready?  There are many significant changes that all employers will be facing with the proposed changes to the Employment Standards Act. Some of the requirements will be in effect as early as January 1, 2018. The Bill is expected to be finalized and become law by the end of this year. Some of these reforms impact:

  • Wages
  • Payroll, vacation pay and record keeping
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Scheduling obligations
  • Part-time, Casual and Temporary workers
  • Union certification

These changes will impact current policies and procedures and Collective Agreement provisions.

On December 8th, 2017, join us to review changes proposed by the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 and how these new rules will impact your organization.

Current Client Registration: Complimentary
Non-Client Registration: $25.00+HST = $28.25

Please complete the Registration Form to secure your place at this seminar.


Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Electrozad Supply Company Limited at 2900 Jefferson Street, Windsor (Upstairs Classroom)
1st Session – 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
2nd Session – 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm

Presented by: Stephen Roberts, McTague Law Firm LLP


  • Bill 127 – Entitlement for Chronic Mental Stress as of January 1, 2018
  • New Rate Framework Draft Policies Consultation
  • 2018 Premium Rates
  • Update on Recent Important Decisions

*Please advise which session you would like to attend*
RSVP to Tamara at 519-255-4370 or

NB: Although Stephen has always put on these seminars free of charge, he is requesting that this time either you or your Company make a donation in any amount you wish to support his fundraising efforts for Grow On Windsor in the month of November. Stephen is a prostate cancer survivor and sits on the Executive of the Windsor Cancer Centre Foundation (WCCF) and has proudly raised funds in past years for Grow On Windsor. You can donate to Stephen easily by clinking on the following link Stephen.Roberts.GrowON.

If you are not able to donate, please feel free to join us regardless.

There are many new developments going on and it is important for all employers to stay up to date. Parking spaces are limited so we ask that you please carpool if possible. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Please click here for a printable copy of the seminar details.

In celebrating Financial Planning week, RBC Financial Planning will be hosting an Estate Planning Seminar presented by Robert Tomek on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.  Please see the attached RBC Estate Planning Seminar for additional details or contact Kate Haddad, RBC (519-256-7221) or Toni-Ann Snelgrove, RBC (519-255-1053) to register.