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Basic information

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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.

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.

Employment standards changes in effect November 1, 2020 – posted November 27, 2020

This is an overview of new employment standards rules that took effect November 1, 2020. Topics include payment of earnings, statement of earnings, deductions, rest periods, average daily wage, vacation entitlements, averaging arrangements, temporary layoff, youth employment and administrative penalties.

Recent employment standards changes – posted October 20, 2020

This is an overview of recent employment standards changes to temporary layoffs, group terminations, variances and exemptions and COVID-19 job-protected leaves.

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