Federal Sector Update 2021
Amidst seemingly endless changes relating to the ongoing pandemic, federal sector employers are now also adjusting to the new Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations under the Canada Labour Code as well as amendments to the Employment Equity Regulations under the Employment Equity Act. These regulatory changes came into effect on January 1, 2021. This webinar – designed specifically for federally regulated employers – will review these and other legislative changes, and provide practical guidance on how to ensure compliance with the new requirements.
Topics covered in this informative webinar will include:
- Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations: legal requirements and best practices
- Employment Equity Regulations: distilling the new pay transparency requirements
- COVID-19 updates: temporary lay-off extension and applicable leaves under the Canada Labour Code
- Enhanced penalties: monetary – and public relations – fallout of non-compliance with the Canada Labour Code
Presenters: Melanie McNaught, Cassandra da Costa & Madeline Davis
LSO CPD Hours: This program is eligible for up to 1.5 substantive hours.
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