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Human Resources PolicyPro® - British Columbia Edition

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Volume I

Introduction
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Introduction

  • Disclaimer
  • How to use this publication
  • About the Sample Statements of Policy and Procedure
  • About the electronic version
  • References
  • About the Author
  • About the Managing Editor
  • About the Legal Editor

Chapter A - About Policies and Procedures
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Chapter A - About Policies and Procedures

  • Why policies and procedures are needed
  • Developing a policy manual
  • Scope of a Policy Manual
  • Design
  • Contents
  • Writing policies and procedures
  • Approval
  • Publishing
  • Sample policies in this Chapter
  • Introduction
  • Distribution List Policy and Procedure Document Format

Chapter B - Employment Policies
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Chapter B - Employment Policies

(Each of the policies listed below includes a Sample Statement of Policy and Procedure)

  • Introduction
  • Employment Principles
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Terms and Conditions of Employment
  • Probationary Period
  • Employment Classifications
  • Hours of Work
  • Employee Orientation and Training
  • Confidentiality and Inventions
  • Termination of Employment
  • Third Party Reference Requests
  • Employment of Relatives
  • Gifts, Favours and Entertainment
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Job Posting
  • Employment References
  • Exit Interviews
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Volunteers
  • Moving and Relocation Expenses
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Business Travel Expenses
  • Independent Contractors
  • Dealing with Government Inspectors

Chapter C - Pay and Performance Policies
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Chapter C - Pay and Performance Policies

(Each of the policies listed below includes a Sample Statement of Policy and Procedure)

  • Introduction
  • Pay Principles
  • Job Evaluation
  • Pay Administration
  • Job Performance Review
  • Pay Range Structure
  • Overtime
  • Reporting Pay
  • Call-in Pay
  • Shift Premium
  • Wage Garnishments
  • Absenteeism
  • Payroll Advances
  • Incentive Programs

Chapter D - Benefits Policies
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Chapter D - Benefits Policies

(Each of the policies listed below includes a Sample Statement of Policy and Procedure)

  • Introduction
  • Benefits Principles
  • Vacation and Vacation Pay
  • Holidays
  • Personal Leave of Absence
  • Pregnancy Leave
  • Parental and/or Adoption Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Seminars and Conferences
  • Professional Association Membership
  • Benefits Related to Part-time Employment
  • Emergency Leave
  • Short Term Disability/Sick Pay Benefits
  • Retirement
  • Compassionate Care Leave
  • Jury or Court Witness Leave
  • Military/Reservist Leave of Absence
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Company Vehicles


Volume II

Chapter E - Employee Relations Policies
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Chapter E - Employee Relations Policies

(Each of the policies listed below includes a Sample Statement of Policy and Procedure)

  • Introduction
  • Employee Relations Principles
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Workplace Accommodation
  • Conduct and Behaviour
  • Discipline
  • Personal Information Protection
  • Computer, E-mail and Internet Use
  • Religious Accommodation
  • Dress Code
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Community Service
  • Instant Messaging
  • Social Media
  • Searches and Surveillance

Chapter F - Health and Safety Policies
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Chapter F - Health and Safety Policies

(Each of the policies listed below includes a Sample Statement of Policy and Procedure)

  • Introduction
  • Health and Safety Principles
  • Accident and Injury Reporting
  • Accident Investigation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Alcohol in the Workplace
  • Working Alone
  • Cell Phone Use
  • Workplace Violence
  • Emergencies and Business Interruptions
  • Smoking in the Workplace
  • Scents in the Workplace
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Worksheet (WHMIS)
  • Pandemic Planning Overview
  • Fitness to Work
  • Restricted Access
  • Work From Home
  • Declared Emergencies
  • Contact Control and Monitoring During a Pandemic
  • Healthy Workplace in a Pandemic
  • Pandemic Crisis Support
  • Hazardous Duty Incentive During a Pandemic

Alphabetical Listing of Sample Statements of Policy and Procedure (VOLUME I and II)
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Alphabetical Listing of Sample Statements of Policy and Procedure (VOLUME I and II)

  • Absenteeism
  • Accident and Injury Reporting
  • Accident Investigation
  • Alcohol in the Workplace
  • Benefits Principles
  • Benefits Related to Part-time Employment
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Call-in Pay
  • Cell Phone Use
  • Compassionate Care Leave
  • Conduct and Behaviour
  • Confidentiality and Inventions
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Declared Emergencies
  • Discipline
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Distribution List
  • Dress Code
  • E-mail and Internet Use
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Emergencies and Business Interruptions
  • Employee Orientation
  • Employee Relations Principles
  • Employment Classifications
  • Employment of Relatives
  • Employment Principles
  • Employment References
  • Exit Interviews
  • Family Leave (Emergency Leave)
  • Fitness to Work
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Gifts, Favours and Entertainment
  • Health and Safety Principles
  • Holidays
  • Hours of Work
  • Introduction
  • Job Evaluation
  • Job Performance Review
  • Job Posting
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Jury or Court Witness Leave
  • Military/Reservist Leave of Absence
  • Overtime
  • Parental and/or Adoption Leave
  • Pay Administration
  • Pay Principles
  • Pay Range Structure
  • Pay Advances
  • Personal Information Protection
  • Personal Leave of Absence
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Policy and Procedure Document Format
  • Pregnancy Leave
  • Probationary Period
  • Professional Association Membership
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Religious Accommodation
  • Reporting Pay
  • Restricted Access
  • Retirement
  • Seminars and Conferences
  • Shift Premium
  • Short Term Disability/Sick Pay Benefits
  • Smoking in the Workplace
  • Termination of Employment
  • Terms and Conditions of Employment
  • Third Party Reference Requests
  • Vacation and Vacation Pay
  • Wage Garnishments
  • Work From Home
  • Working Alone
  • Workplace Accommodation on the Basis of Disability
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Workplace Violence

Print ISSN 1706-7189 Online ISSN 1923-7219
ISBN 978-0-9699811-8-3

Electronic Version

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Authors and Editors

Author
Derwyn Hancocks, B.A., has held both management and executive positions in human resources with well-known private sector Canadian companies. He was the founding chair of the Peel Industrial Training Advisory Committee and has taught labour relations at Sheridan College.

Editor
Michele Glassford, is a lawyer and editor ad Derwyn Hancocks and Associates. She is a researcher and policy analyst with a background in labour law. Michele graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School and York University and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1994. In addition to a part-time law practice in Stoney Creek, British Columbia, Michele has worked in the field of labour adjustment for the Health Sector Training and Adjustment Program and has been a Researcher for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Michele also holds the position of Vice President and Managing Editor of D.R. Hancocks & Associates, Inc.

Legal Editor Harris Workplace LawKeith J. Murray has a BA from the University of Ottawa and a LL.B. from the University of Toronto. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1993 and was admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1997. Keith is a management labour and employment lawyer with the Vancouver law firm of Harris & Company. He appears frequently before the Labour Relations Board and labour arbitrators, and represents clients in the collective bargaining process. He also presents seminars for clients on positive employee relations and provides strategic advice to clients who are faced with union organizing drives.

Managing Editor
Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., was called to the Quebec bar in 1988 where she practised employment and labour law until 1999. Yosie is one of Canada's best-known and most-respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour law across the country. She is also the HRinfodesk Managing Editor.

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