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VO Workshop: Human Resources 101

November 26, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Human_Resources_101.jpgHow do I prevent discrimination and address diversity within the workplace?

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 Volunteer Ottawa is partnering with Nelligan O’Brien Payne and the Human Resources Professionals Association (the “HRPA”) to offer this condensed course in human resources management.

 Learning objectives:

 This workshop will aim to provide participants with an overview of common human resources issues, including an introduction to the following:

  •  Hours of work, vacation pay, and parental leave
  •  Policies and procedures to address and prevent workplace harassment and bullying
  •  Understanding your obligation to accommodate employees
  •  Statutory and common law notice entitlements upon termination

The workshop will cover basic Ontario legislation, including:

  • The Employment Standards Act, 2000
  • The Ontario Human Rights Code
  • The Occupational Health and Safety Act

Your Instructor:

David Contant is an experienced litigator, having appeared before various courts and tribunals in Ontario, including the Licence Appeal Tribunal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, and the Ontario Court of Appeal. David has helped countless individuals and companies deal with a broad range of challenging matters including wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal claims, injunctions, motor vehicle accidents, traumatic brain injuries, disability insurance claims, and human rights proceedings. Outside of work, David enjoys spending time with his family, particularly outdoors.


Please contact Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer, at 613-736-5266 ext 114 or 

Cancellation policy: 

An email confirming this registration will be sent to the primary email address for your member account, or the email address on this form if you are a non-member. Your registration is transferrable to anyone else within your organization. The following workshop registrations are non-refundable: (a) purchased at a discounted rate, (b) purchased using a voucher, or (c) cancellation received less than five (5) business days prior to the event. Any other cancellation is refundable, subject to a $10.00 administration fee

Rideau Community Hub (Former Rideau High School)


Contact Information

815 St Laurent Blvd
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1K 3A7

TEL: 613-736-5270

E-mail: info@volunteerottawa.ca
Web: www.volunteerottawa.ca


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