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LG009: Legal Obligations of the Landscape Employer
As an employer, you have a number of legal obligations: some imposed by statute, some by contract and some by the courts. Do you understand your legal obligations as an employer? This seminar will cover a variety of employment issues, including the following:
Understanding the legislation:
*Employment Standards Act and why employment contracts are important
*Part time vs. full time vs. salaried; is there a difference?
*Vacation time, vacation pay, overtime pay, hours of work and breaks
Ontario Human Rights Code:
*Discrimination and harassment
*Attendance
*Accommodation
Workplace Safety and Insurance Act:
*Premiums
*Reporting
*Claims Management
Occupational Health and Safety Act:
*Subcontractor considerations
*Due Diligence
Dealing with workplace accidents:
*Reporting
*Ministry of Labour
*Investigation
*Potential Charges
*Potential Defenses
NOTE: This is an interactive seminar geared towards supervisors, human resource professionals and upper management and will discuss the above important issues and more.
NOTE: Participants are invited to email questions prior to attending so that the instructor can have answers prepared for that day. Question can be emailed to kathym@landscapeontario.com

LO member price: $125.00
Non-member price: $240.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Representative from Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment and Labour Lawyers
Date: Wednesday March 15, 2017 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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