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Best Practices for Managing Employment and the Virtual Workplace

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Free
Learn about the best practices for managing your employees in the virtual workplace.

About this Event

This webinar will include the following topics:

  • Employee Termination
  • Workplace discrimination and harassment complaints
  • Employment Practices with COVID-19
  • Employment Practices Litigation examples

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Andre Linsky FCIP, CRM

Senior Underwriter – Management Liability and Financial Institutions – Specialty Lines at CNA Canada

Andre has been working in the insurance industry for the past 16 years occupying different roles within the industry in Quebec and Ontario. He has specialized in the Specialty Insurance field for the past 6 years and currently underwrites Directors & Officers, Fiduciary Liability, and Crime and Employment Practices Insurance for private and public companies. Prior to joinging CNA Canada in May 2020 , Andre occupied similar roles with The Guarantee Company of North America and Liberty Mutual.Andre holds a BBA from UQAM with a specialization in human resources, FCIP and CRM insurance related designations and is currently in his final year of his MBA in Strategic Project Management at Laval University in Quebec City. Andre is also active within his local community; acting as the President of the Board of non-for-profit daycare centers, Les Lucioles Inc., since 2016 and has been volunteering with MADD Durham Region for several years. _______________________________________________________________________________________

About CNA

At CNA, we focus on what we do best — providing insurance solutions that allow our customers to better manage their risks and grow profitably. We use our expertise to continually evolve our products and services to anticipate and address our customers’ needs. Our broad portfolio enables us to respond to a wide range of business risks while focusing on the specialized needs of our insureds in construction, manufacturing, technology, healthcare, professional services, financial institutions and small business.

About The Magnes Group Inc.

Originally founded in 1933, Magnes is a leading national insurance brokerage with specialized industry and global expertise. With offices across Canada, we are nationally licensed and contracted with every major domestic insurer, as well as Lloyds in the UK. Our reputation and substantial clout within the industry sets us apart and has lead to our success in developing exclusive programs for clients. We are proud to be partners of Assurex Global, an exclusive network of the most prominent independent agents and brokers in the world. Our local expertise and global reach allow us to offer insurance solutions, individually designed to meet each customer’s precise needs. This gives our clients confidence that they receive the very best insurance advice and coverage.

Details

Date:
February 26
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://bestpracticesformanagingemploymentandtheworkplace.eventbrite.ca/?aff=Website

Venue

Online | Zoom
Ontario Canada
Website:
https://zoom.us

Organizer

Haltech
Email:
info@haltech.ca
Website:
https://www.haltech.ca

RIC Centre Blog

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Startup Toolkit- Self Guided Courses

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Ideal: All entrepreneurs

Online courses to fit your needs so you can grow your company—fast. Self guided courses on Pitching to Investors, Introduction to Investment Readiness, Entrepreneurship 101, Introduction to Market Sizing, Introduction to Valuation, and B2B Sales for Founders.

MVP to Market

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Ideal: Entrepreneurs working on business model development and marketing strategy.

Applications for our MVP to Market fall cohort are now open. This 3 month program will is a mix of webinars, expert-led workshops, self-directed business activities, and peer networking to help you reach your next milestone.