Canadian HR Reporter to host biometrics in business webinar

June 29, 2015 - 

Canadian HR Reporter will host a webinar entitled “Your Fingertips: How Workplace Laws Impact Biometrics” on August 19 from 12 – 1 p.m. EST.

The webinar, which costs $69.00, is intended to help those employers who are considering implementing biometrics identify ways in which biometric technology can improve their legal compliance with employment standards legislation without violating individual privacy and human rights.

The webinar will cover numerous topics including the latest biometric systems and how businesses are using them, the business case for biometrics, how biometrics can help a workplace achieve and maintain compliance with employment standards obligations, the limits of privacy rights and human rights, and best practices for workplace biometrics.

The webinar will be presented by Andrew Ebejer, an attorney for Sherrard Kuzz LLP and Jeff Crews, president of Actual ID.

Ebejer provides advice and representation to employers and management on a broad range of employment- and labour-related issues, including employment standards, human rights and accommodation, privacy, grievance arbitration, and wrongful and constructive dismissal litigation.

He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association. He is also a regular speaker on labour and employment topics and a frequently contributor to national and international publications.

Crews is the president of time and attendance solutions firm Actual ID. He has served in various senior roles at both large enterprises and early stage technology companies, including firms that develop smart home solutions.

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