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Everything You Need to Know about Employment in Canada

Everything You Need to Know about Employment in Canada

     Duration: 60 Minutes

Faculty: Stacy Glass & Kathryn Benson      Course ID: 1028      Level: All Level


Most workers in Canada – about 90 percent – are protected by the employment laws of their province or territory (the other 10% are regulated federally). Each province and territory has its own legislation with requirements and employment conditions that must be adhered to by Employers.
This webcast is designed to provide you with important employment information when carrying on business in Canada. HR Options, Inc. will provide cross-border human resource and employment tips to give you a solid foundation for doing business in Canada.

Why should you Attend:

The difference between the U.S. and Canadian employment environment can be daunting for companies looking to operate across the border. While some similarities exist, this webcast is designed to highlight the best practices in Canadian HR to assist U.S. and international company’s transition smoothly into employing people in Canada.

If you are a U.S. and/or foreign company doing business in Canada or considering doing business in Canada, you should definitely attend this webcast!

Learning Objectives:

  • Overview of Canadian Employment Environment
  • Common Cross-border Employment Errors
  • Employer Liability
  • Policy recommendations
  • Group Benefit Best Practices
  • Cross-border Employment Options

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • How to pay employees in Canada
  • How to navigate a termination
  • Public health care vs. Private plans
  • How to handle leaves of absence such as disability leave
  • Recruiting trends & alternative hiring options in Canada
  • Q & A session

Who Will Benefit:

  • VPs
  • HR Vice Presidents
  • HR Directors
  • HR Managers
  • HR Administrators
  • Benefits Administrators
  • Payroll/Finance Administrators
  • Controllers
  • Managers of Finance
  • CEOs and CFOs
  • Managers and Directors of Operations

Faculty Profile:

Kathryn Benson is a Senior Human Resources Consultant with HR Options. Her areas of expertise include reduction and avoidance of workplace liability related to federal and provincial employment legislation. She advises clients on how to ensure company policies are consistent with employment law as well as company values, structuring effective employment agreements, counseling and disciplinary actions, and maximizing recruiting efforts. Kathryn has worked with a variety of clients across different industries.

Stacy Glass is a Senior Human Resources Consultant with HR Options. Stacy has a wide range of human resources generalist experience that includes advising on appropriate hiring practices, employment contract creation and enforcement, addressing employee relations issues with counseling and disciplinary actions, ensuring company policies are legally compliant and consistently upheld to reduce the risk associated with provincial and federal employment law.


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Senior Human Resources Consultant, HR Options
Senior Human Resources Consultant, HR Options