About the workshop: This session is intended to support elected officials and increase the capacity of administrators who may not have a HR background or who are new to the role. Participants will be provided with an overview of a Municipality’s accountability as an employer. For elected officials, the session will also provide some best practices for providing leadership in the oversight of the HR function.
Topics will include:
Leadership and the role of ‘code of conduct’ for elected officials
Overview of employment legislation
Human Rights Legislation (protected grounds)
Workplace Safety and Health
Relationship between employment legislation and financial management
Employment Standards and Employee entitlements
Respectful workplace overview
Duty to Accommodate
Not legislated but a good idea: Policy best practices (i.e. drug and alcohol, social media)
Managing unionized v. non-unionized staff
Risk management and avoiding employee complaints
Registration for this workshop is now closed; the registration limit of 50 has been reached as of 2019.05.06.
Workshop begins at 9:00 am and concludes at 3:30 pm; lunch and all workshop materials are included.
An additional session (same content) is being presented May 9, 2019 in Winnipeg.
Click HERE to be directed to the May 9th webpage/registration.