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In the brave new world of sexual misconduct, you need to be equipped to respond quickly and confidently.

In the era of #MeToo, claims for sexual misconduct — including sexual violence and harassment — are at the forefront. With the emergence of new causes of action and forums for addressing complaints, professionals working in this field have myriad (and potential minefield) of decisions to make. Let OsgoodePD’s experts provide you with the benefit of their insights and experience as they delve into the key issues, including:

  • New frontiers in workplace sexual misconduct (including the new tort of harassment)
  • Strategies for effectively triaging the sexual misconduct complaint
  • Pros and cons of advancing claims in different forums: ESA, OHRT, Occupational Health & Safety Act, union grievance, etc.
  • How to ensure a trauma informed investigation
  • Grappling with credibility and memory issues in sexual violence cases
  • New and emerging issues, including privacy breaches and image-based violence


Program Chairs:

  • Gillian T. Hnatiw, Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP
  • Loretta P. Merritt, Torkin Manes LLP

Faculty includes

  • Lisa Corrente, Torkin Manes LLP
  • Lara Guest, Torys LLP
  • Michelle S. Henry, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Danny Kastner, Kastner Law
  • Dr. Candice M. Monson, C.Psych., Department of Psychology, Ryerson University
  • Molly Reynolds, Torys LLP
  • Megan Shortreed, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP
  • Susan Vella, L.S.M., Rochon Genova LLP
  • Alexi Wood, St. Lawrence Barristers LLP


Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.  For financial assistance, please email financialaid-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Webcast Fee per Delegate

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee
Boardroom rates available.


The video stream will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


All sales are final. Please make all enquiries related to program content and CPD/MCLE credit hours prior to purchase.


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Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Program Details

Delivery Method

Program on Demand

Date Recorded
February 7, 2019
Fee per Delegate

$725 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • In-house Counsel
  • Lawyers advising on sexual misconduct issues
  • Employment law lawyers
  • Human Resources Professionals

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