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CHRP/CHRL Employment Law Exam Preparation Course

Learn from the professor who (literally) wrote the book on The Law of Work.


Be prepared for the employment law exam required to obtain a HRPA designation, with this in-class course taught by an industry expert. This exam prep course is taught by Professor David Doorey, one of Canada’s leading labour and employment law professors, and Director of York University’s School of Human Resources Management. Professor Doorey’s leading text The Law of Work is utilized in university and college employment law courses across Canada and was used by HRPA to verify answers on the Employment Law Exam.
Your road to the CHRP/CHRL designation
When you enrol in this one-and-a-half-day course, you will receive a copy of The Law of Work to use in the course and keep as a valuable professional resource.  The course will review all of the core elements covered in the HRPA Employment Law exam for both the CHRP and CHRL designations, including:
Core elements covered in the HRPA Employment Law exam for both the CHRP and CHRL designations

This course is ideal for HR professionals preparing to write the mandatory HRPA employment law exam for both the CHRP and CHRL designations. It is also useful for business professionals interested in improving their knowledge of employment law and its application in Canada.

“Students will leave this course ready to excel in the CHRP/CHRL Employment Law Exams, and with a greater level of confidence in their legal knowledge to deal with real world challenges in the workplace.”

Professor David Doorey.


What you get

The Law of Work textbookThe Law of Work textbook


Access to a mock examAccess to a mock exam

Prepare to excel on the HRPA employment law exam for both the CHRP and CHRL designations and confidently navigate employment law in your professional life.  Register for this exciting opportunity quickly as spaces are limited.

Meet Professor David Doorey

Professor David DooreyProfessor David Doorey is a leading Canadian academic in employment and labour law.  He is the Director of two world-class programs, including York University’s School of Human Resource Management and Osgoode Hall Law School’s specialist LLM in labour and employment law.  Professor Doorey is the recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at York University. His academic articles on work law have been published in top-tier law journals and books, and his article on “Implied Duties of Fair Dealing in Canadian Employment Contracts” received the David Watson Award by the Queens Law Journal for the article making the most significant contribution to legal scholarship.

Professor Doorey was called to the law bars of Ontario and British Columbia and practiced law in both provinces before returning to academia.  He was educated at the University of Toronto (B.A., M.I.R.), London School of Economics (LL.M Labour Law), and Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B., PhD).  Professor Doorey’s popular blog, Law of Work, is a multiple recipient of the Canadian Law Blog Award for best law blog in Canada.  He is a regular media commentator on matters relating to work law and industrial relations.

“Professor Doorey’s expertise in employment and labour law is unquestionable.  His ability to take complex legal issues and explain them in an easy-to-understand and interesting way highlight his effective teaching style.  He ensures that you understand the concepts and can apply legal principles appropriately in practice. I highly recommend Professor Doorey!”

Patricia Antonio, Manager, Human Resources at Brampton Engineering Inc.



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Winter 2018 CHRPL1000 CHRP/CHRL Employment Law Prep Course $599.00 Register

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