Mediating Employment Disputes, Second Edition
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-88804-667-3
Product Type: Book
Number of Pages: Approximately 190 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2013-10-31
Publisher: Canada Law Book
Price: $110.00

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Mediation of employment disputes has evolved significantly in the last 10 years. Most employment counsel will find themselves involved in mediation on a regular basis. This practical text will help lawyers and other professionals prepare for employment law mediations and informal "workplace mediations". Each chapter is fully updated and revised to reflect changes in the law, policy and practice. Whether it's during the course of the employment relationship or after termination of employment, you'll gain a clear understanding of the various considerations involved in each stage of the mediation process, including:
  • When a case is well suited for mediation
  • How to select a mediator and set up a mediation session
  • Techniques and approaches to prepare for mediation
  • The role of counsel
  • Reaching a resolution
  • How to deal with special issues such as public interest matters, multiple party disputes and animosity amongst parties
Mediating Employment Disputes, Second Edition provides you with:
  • Extensive commentary that is practical in nature
  • Practical tips and checklists and case studies
  • Practical up-to-date precedents and letters
  • New chapter containing excerpts from pre-eminent employment mediators in Canada showcasing each mediator's perspective about what leads to a good mediation sessions
About the Author
Barry Kuretzky is a senior partner of the firm Kuretsky Vassos Henderson LLP and has specialized in the area of employment and labour law for over 35 years. Mr. Kuretzky is the co-author of two leading books on employment law, Mediating Employment Disputes and Human Resources Guide to Workplace Harassment. He has been consistently recognized by Lexpert as a leading practitioner in Employment Law and was recognized by Lexpert in their publication, The Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada as well as The Guide to the World's Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers.
Jennifer MacKenzie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and an LL.B from the University of Manitoba. Jennifer was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992 and worked in the field of human resources prior to joining Kuretzky Vassos Henderson LLP in 1994. While at Kuretzky Vassos Henderson LLP, Jennifer practiced exclusively in employment law representing both employees and employers in all workplace matters. In 2013, Jennifer launched a firm, JMJ Workplace Investigation Law LLP, which focuses its practice on conducting neutral workplace investigations and training. In addition to writing and co-writing numerous conference papers and lecturing at continuing legal education conferences, Jennifer is also the co-author of Human Resources Guide to Managing Workplace Harassment (2003, Canada Law Book Inc.) and Mediating Employment Disputes (2001, Canada Law Book Inc.).