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Employment Standards Act Refresher (Breakfast Session)
January 31, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
The Employment Standards Act sets the rules for employment practices in your office and in the field. Your current work rules may fall short of your statutory obligations even though they are well accepted by your staff. You usually find out you are not in compliance too late and are faced with months of back pay owed. This two-hour seminar will give you a review of Employment Standards Act requirements that are particularly relevant to construction industry employers, including:
- Employment contracts
- Who is a “manager”
- Hours of work and overtime
- Averaging agreements for hours of work
- Termination of employment
- Vacation and statutory holidays
- Independent contractors vs. employees
- Impact of the common law
Presenter: Craig Munroe LL.B. is a partner in Heenan Blaikie’s Vancouver office, practising in their Labour and Public Policy groups. Mr. Munroe represents and advises public and private clients facing labour relations and employment issues. In addition to providing management training and ongoing advice as issues arise, Mr. Munroe regularly appears before various courts and tribunals including the British Columbia Labour Relations Board, the Canada Industrial Relations Board, grievance arbitration panels, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal, and the provincial and federal courts.
Disclaimer: The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.