Tuesday June 21, 2016 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM MDT
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The Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre 
11308 Alaska Road
Fort St. John, BC V1J 5T5

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Megan Hansen - Executive Assistant 
Fort St. John & District Chamber of Commerce 

June 21st, 2016 Chamber Luncheon

A Strategic Approach to Downsizing:

Employer Liabilities and Options

Chamber members and the community are invited to attend our June 21st luncheon at the Pomeroy Hotel & Convention Centre. 

“A Strategic Approach to Downsizing: Employer Liabilities and Options”

This presentation will:

  • Discuss the hidden costs of downsizing;
  • Summarize employer liabilities on downsizing;
  • Review options for meeting those liabilities; and
  • Suggest alternative ways to cut labour costs.

Geoff Howard_P_LR

Geoffrey Howard bio:

Geoffrey is a partner at Roper Greyell where he provides strategic and practical advice on employment and labour law and represents clients in employment-related litigation.

When working with his clients, Geoffrey combines regular client communication and follow-up with a cost-effective and creative approach to resolving employment problems and litigation claims.

Geoffrey has extensive experience representing both employers and employees in all aspects of the employment relationship, including employment agreements, employment policies, compliance with employment legislation, termination of employment and human rights issues. He also advises and represents clients in disputes over post-employment competition.

Geoffrey  speaks and writes on a wide range of employment law topics, including authoring articles for a wide variety of publications and delivering training seminars to clients, managers and professionals on workplace issues.

Presentation Sponsor: 

Roper Greyell LLP is one of the most well-respected and widely recognized workplace law practices in Western Canada.  Our depth of experience and client-focused approach has earned us the reputation of being a trusted resource for top-tier employers in British Columbia and across the country.


Thank you to our advertising sponsors: 

Contact the Chamber’s office at 250-785-6037 for more information about registering and advertising sponsorship opportunities.

Registration / Cancelation Deadline:  Friday prior to the luncheon.