Virtual Event: Managing Employees in the Age of COVID

Join your OAO colleagues for a live virtual event featuring Rishi Bandhu who will talk about the risks, responsibilities, safety concerns and legal issues that employers are facing when managing their employees.

Topics covered include:

  • Layoffs Due to COVID and Potential Risks
  • Changing role and responsibility of an employee
  • ESA Amendments to Address COVID
  • Dealing with Employee Absences
  • Workplace Safety Obligations 
  • The legality of Mandatory Vaccinations 

This session is only available to OAO members and is “Free”!

Rishi Bandhu


Rishi Bandhu practices labour and employment law out of Oakville, Ontario. Rishi is a 1998 graduate of high distinction from the University of Toronto, Trinity College; he received his LLB from Osgoode Hall in 2003. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2004. His practice since that time has been focused on labour and employment matters, exclusively. His experience and expertise range from labour relations, including labour arbitration proceedings and collective bargaining, to civil litigation of employment law disputes and workplace investigations. He advises and represents employers in Human Rights proceedings and matters before the Ontario Labour Relations Board. 

Rishi is frequently asked to speak at conferences and seminars and lead training seminars for lawyers and human resource professionals.  

Since 2018, Rishi has served as an instructor for the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Education’s Industrial Relations course, which caters to candidates for the Canadian Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.  



March 17th, 2021 7:00 PM