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.

Register early and save - Early bird rates apply until two weeks prior to the seminar.

For certified members, this seminar counts toward 7.5 hours of continuing professional education. Materials include exercises, examples, appendices for reference material, Vacation Earnings Chart, and a Terminations Checklist.

Along with hands-on exercises, this curriculum covers:

  • 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

Your registration includes: seminar presentation, course reference manual and handouts, exercises with answers, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments for all breaks.

Dress code is business casual. Please dress in layers to accommodate temperature fluctuations.

CANCELLATIONS OR SEMINAR TRANSFER: Requests must be received in writing at least five (5) business days prior to the seminar date. Please note a cancellation fee or transfer fee in the amount of $50 plus applicable taxes per day/per registrant for all sessions cancelled or transferred will apply. Cancellation or transfer requests received less than 5 business days prior to the seminar date are not eligible for transfer or refund.

FOR ANY QUESTIONS or concerns regarding this registration, please contact member services at membership@payroll.ca


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