2015-2016 Annual General Meeting Presenter
Raquel Chisholm, LL.B, CAE
Emond Harnden LLP
707 Bank Street, Ottawa ON K1S 3V1
Managing Legal Risk & Engaging Millenials in the Workplace
Millenials are a plugged-in generation and this can pose challenges in your organization. Raquel will walk you through general legal principles and then elaborate on three key issues:
> Flexible Work Arrangements and Teleworking
> Personal Smartphone Use and 'Bring Your Own Device' Policies
> Social Media - screening job candidates and off-duty conduct
Technology is relevant to all organizations so this is a seminar you don't want to miss!
At Emond Harnden, Raquel advises employers at both the Ontario and Federal jurisdictions in all areas of labour and employment law, with a particular focus on human rights, disability management, and pay equity. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bishop's University in 1992 and an LL.B from the University of Ottawa's Common Law Program in June 2003. Raquel articled with Emond Harnden in 2003, joined the firm as an associate in 2004, and became a partner in 2014.
Raquel provides a wide variety of services including drafting employment contracts, management training, legal opinions, collective bargaining, and policy writing. She represents clients at labour arbitrations, as well as human rights mediations and hearings in both the provincial and federal jurisdictions.
Before embarking on her legal career, Raquel worked for The War Amputations of Canada for seven years and developed an expertise in many areas of charity and not-for-profit management. During that time, earned her CAE designation through the Canadian Society of Association Executives ("CSAE"). Raquel uses this experience to advise her charity and not-for-profit clients on corporate governance matters such as corporate law compliance, by-law revisions and conflict of interest matters.
Raquel is now a business member of CSAE. Ms. Chisholm is also a member of the Ottawa Human Resources Professionals Association, and the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association.