Saturday, February 5, 2022

NAA Conference on Labour Rights & Remedies


The International Studies Committee of the National Academy of Arbitrators (NAA) has announced a groundbreaking international seminar on Labour Rights and Remedies under Globalization-Implementing the United Nations’ Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework, to held in Toronto on Wednesday May 11, 2022.

Topics will include: Trade and Labour Arbitration; The USMCA Rapid Response Arbitration (the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the “new NAFTA”); enforcement of the United Nations’ Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; Enforceable International Brand Agreements; and Domestic Litigation of International Workplace Disputes.

This exciting seminar is being held as part of the Annual NAA Conference held May 11-14, 2022. There is no additional cost to attend this international labor seminar for those attending the NAA conference. It is possible to attend only the international labor seminar at a reduced fee. The student registration for the international seminar is $100.

The NAA conference itself will draw speakers from labour, management, government and international organizations around the world to discuss dispute resolution and the growth in stronger and enforceable international labour standards. Sessions will focus on the developing role of labour arbitrators, including NAA members, in adjudicating disputes over these standards.

The NAA conference will be held at the Fairmont Royal Hotel in Toronto.

Register here for the NAA Annual Meeting (May 12-14) with the International Conference included (May 11). Register here for just the International Conference.


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