Canada: Employment 101 For Northern Employers: Back To Basics
Last Updated: October 12 2015

Join Glenn Tait and Michelle Thériault as they host an informative session on employment law designed specifically as a refresher for employers operating in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Our session will begin with a review of the laws that impact employers including:

Employment Standards Act (NWT) and Labour Standards Act (Nunavut)

  • Minimum wage
  • Hours of work
  • Statutory holidays
  • Vacations
  • Minimum standards
  • Overtime and time off in lieu
  • Mandatory leave without pay provisions
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Pregnancy and parental leave
  • Termination of employment

Workers' Compensation Act

  • Assessment of employers
  • Accident reporting
  • Compensation for injured employees

Safety Act

  • Right to refuse dangerous work
  • Employer accident reporting requirements
  • Workplace health and safety committees
  • New Occupational Health and Safety regulations

Human Rights Act

  • Grounds of discrimination
  • Discrimination in employment

Canada Labour Code

  • How an employer gets certified by a union in Nunavut and the NWT
  • How certification affects employers' obligations under the other laws related to employment

Who should attend: This webinar is designed for managerial, supervisory, human resources, operations and finance professionals who are looking for an introduction or a refresher course on labour and employment laws in the NWT and Nunavut.

Date: Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
Time: Noon - 1:30pm MDT
Cost: $195 per registration link

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