October 15, 2019

With the Federal Election less than a week away it's important to know your obligations as an employer to provide time off for voting. 

Here is the quick summary:

- Employees that are eligible to vote are required 3 consecutive hours to vote on the election day.

- Employe...

September 6, 2018

Tips to developing an effective company dress code policy.

May 1, 2018

Is the dreaded annual performance review just around the corner? If both managers and employees are both cringing at the thought of performance review season or if you have no system in place currently maybe it is time to assess your program. Performance reviews can be...

February 6, 2018

Many small employers don't feel that they are responsible to document performance management and can just fire when they feel like it... truth is the responsibility to prove termination for cause is for all employers, regardless the size, and proper documentation in pe...

January 10, 2018

With the recent changes to Alberta Employment Standards that took effect January 2018 there are still many questions surrounding employers responsibilities. One question that I am getting often is General Holiday Pay (STAT pay). Here's what you need to know:

1. It no lo...

November 9, 2017

It's the burning topic on many employer's minds theses days: how are you expected to keep a safe and productive workplace with the upcoming cannabis act in July 2018. 

I was fortunate to attend a couple information sessions in the Lakeland area this week and have been r...

October 25, 2017

Are you interview questions getting the right information? Here are the 3 things that you need to be able to answer after your interviews and reference checks. Want a bank of interview questions to draw from - sign up for my newsletter to receive a list of free questio...

October 4, 2017

Utilize the information gathering process of a Human Resources Audit to ensure you business's HR practises are getting optimal performance and are compliant with legislation.

September 18, 2017

Happy Monday! This week’s topic is key employment items for all businesses regardless of size. Human Resources Management (HRM) is a full cycle from pre-employment to post-employment and I recommend having processes, policies, and practises around your HRM but often ti...

September 14, 2017

Fair and Family-friendly Workplace Act, no it doesn't mean you can send your kids to work to earn their keep, but there are some significant changes to Alberta Employment Standards - make sure your company is ready. This blog covers a brief summary of the changes and w...

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