Employment Standards

Get a comprehensive, plain-language review of employment standards federally and by jurisdiction to help you stay compliant and avoid litigation. Hands-on exercises cover hours of work, public holidays, paid and unpaid leaves, vacation, termination and records retention.

Get all the tools needed for the latest in Employment Standards compliance

Finding the right information on Employment Standards in each jurisdiction can be challenging. This compliance seminar provides you with an in-depth understanding of employment standards legislation in every province--in plain language. Get the latest legislative updates and valuable tips to help you stay compliant and avoid litigation on topics such as: determining and calculating hours of work (overtime, compressed work weeks and averaging hours); statutory holidays and vacations; processing paid and unpaid legislative leaves (sick leave, maternity, parental, bereavement, etc.); and terminations.

Who should attend:

This seminar is a comprehensive introduction to the standards of employment across Canada that impact the day-to-day payroll operations and administration for payroll practitioners, human resources practitioners, office managers and other business professionals responsible for payroll.

Materials include exercises, examples, appendices for reference material, Vacation Earnings Chart, and a Terminations Checklist.

How to access your session:
You will be sent the information on how to access your online seminar three business days before the live event. If you do not receive the login information three days before the seminar, check your email SPAM folder. If it's not there, please contact membership@payroll.ca as soon as possible.



Sound for this online session is streamed directly through your computer or electronic device. Participants will not be provided with a dial-in number.

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  • Definition of "Employment Standards":
    • Scope and coverage of legislation
    • Exceptions from standards as a whole
    • Agreements to replace employment standards
  • Jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction review of:
    • Hours of Work
      • Scope and coverage of legislation
      • Banking overtime
      • Compressed work weeks
      • Averaging hours
      • Call-in pay
      • Rest periods
    • Statutory/Public Holidays
      • Legislation
      • Overtime calculations for statutory holiday
    • Paid and Unpaid Leaves
      • Sick leave
      • Compassionate care leave
      • Maternity leave
      • Parental leave
      • Bereavement leave
      • Time off for voting
      • Jury duty
      • Citizenship leave
    • Vacation
      • Time versus pay
      • Vacationable earnings
      • Vacation pay on termination
    • Termination
      • Individual and group
      • Employee and employer notice periods
      • Wages in lieu of notice
      • Layoff and recall rights
      • Severance
      • Payment of wages on termination
    • Records Retention
      • Pay Frequency and Statement of Wages

Please note that after registering online for this event, you will receive an email confirmation that confirms your registration. Confirmation emails are sent approximately within 2 business days after the registration has been processed.

Three business days before the live event, you will be sent the link to access the online PD seminar on the scheduled day.

Also, detailed instructions on accessing the online PD seminar will be emailed to you the day before the event.

Cancellations or Transfers: requests must be received in writing at least four (4) business days prior to the online seminar date. Please note a cancellation fee or transfer fee in the amount of $50 plus applicable taxes will be applied. Cancellation or transfer requests received after the login information has been provided are not eligible for a transfer or refund.


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