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Basic information

  • Register for a webinar to learn more about Employment Standards rules and responsibilities.
  • Webinars are free and can be accessed from the comfort of your home or office.
  • Webinars include the opportunity to ask questions about Employment Standards.
  • You need to sign up in advance to reserve your seat in a webinar.
  • Recordings of previously held webinars will also be available for on-demand access.
  • It's recommended that you do not use Internet Explorer when participating in a webinar. Recommended browsers include Chrome and Firefox.

Register for an upcoming webinar.

Register to attend

A list of scheduled sessions and registration information is now available. Anyone who wants to attend a webinar needs to sign up to reserve their seat. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Registration at least 24 hours in advance is strongly encouraged.

A link for the webinar will be provided by email before the date of the webinar. Watch your inbox for updates. Check your spam or junk folder if you do not receive a confirmation email.

Recordings of webinars

Recordings of webinars are posted here. Watch a recorded webinar anytime it is convenient for you. There is no need to sign up, just click a video to get started.

Labour Statutes Amendment Act – posted on June 30, 2022

This webinar provides an overview of recent changes to job-protected leaves under the Labour Statutes Amendment Act. Topics include what has changed with bereavement leave and reservist leave, as well as an overview of the rules for both leaves.

Administration and Enforcement – posted on November 2, 2021

This webinar focuses on complaints, payroll inspections, anonymous tips, the complaint resolution process, voluntary resolution and mediation, as well as appeals, collections and enforcement tools. The session also covers the roles of Employment Standards Officers and the Employment Standards Director.

Wages and overtime – posted on November 2, 2021

This webinar focuses on wages and overtime, including minimum wage, payment of earnings, statement of earnings, deductions, hours of work and rest, and overtime. The session also covers exceptions from the standard rules, and what to do with payment of earnings and overtime when termination of employment occurs.

General overview with a focus on COVID-19 – posted on June 14, 2021

This is an overview of employment standards rules, with a focus on COVID-19 rules including COVID-19 vaccination leave. Other topics covered include: record-keeping, hours of work and rest, payment of earnings, overtime, deductions, job-protected leaves, termination of employment and temporary layoffs.

Averaging arrangements – posted on June 14, 2021

This is an overview of employment standards rules on averaging arrangements. Averaging arrangement topics include: notice requirements, scheduling, hours of work and rest, overtime and banked overtime, variances and previous arrangements and agreements.

Overview of employment standards with a focus on vacation pay and general holiday pay – posted on August 4, 2021

This is an overview of employment standards rules, with a focus on vacation pay and general holiday pay. Other topics covered include minimum wage, payment of earnings, deductions, hours of work and rest, overtime, termination of employment, temporary layoffs and job-protected leaves.

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