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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
  • 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

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
  • Pay Advances

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
  • Family Leave (Emergency Leave)
  • Short Term Disability/Sick Pay Benefits
  • Retirement
  • Compassionate Care Leave
  • Jury or Court Witness Leave D4.16-1
  • Military/Reservist Leave of Absence


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 E5.00-1
  • Employee Relations Principles E5.01-1
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Workplace Accommodation on the Basis of Disability
  • Conduct and Behaviour
  • Discipline
  • Personal Information Protection
  • E-mail and Internet Use
  • Religious Accommodation
  • Dress Code

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
  • Pandemic Planning Overview
  • Fitness to Work
  • Restricted Access
  • Work From Home
  • Declared Emergencies

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 1925-3052 Online ISSN 1925-3060

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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, Ontario, 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.

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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Legal Editor MLT Aikins logoMLT Aikins is a full-service law firm with a deep commitment to Western Canada’s unique legal and business landscapes. MLT Aikins is the only law firm to have offices in Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

With one of the largest labour and employment legal teams in Western Canada, MLT Aikins helps employers in all sectors act effectively and respond quickly to meet workforce challenges including discipline and terminations; employment standards, occupational health and safety, human rights law and the duty to accommodate; privacy issues; personnel policies and contracts; drug and alcohol testing; and all types of litigation including wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal claims, human rights complaints, employment standards complaints, and OH&S complaints before all relevant tribunals and courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Milt Christiansen, LLB, partner at MLT Aikins LLP, represents public and private sector employers and provides strategic advice on all matters relating to federal and provincial labour and employment. Milt earned his LLB from the University of Manitoba in 1981 and has been a member of the Manitoba Bar since 1982. He has won multiple awards and is the founding Manitoba Director of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, the leading organization for management-side labour and employment lawyers in Canada.

Shandra Czarnecki, LLB, is a partner at MLT Aikins LLP. She represents public and private sector organizations and provides practical advice and assistance on all matters relating to labour and employment law. Shandra earned her LLB with honours in 1999 from the University of Manitoba and has been a member of the Manitoba Bar since 2000. She has received numerous awards and presented on employment issues for legal and HR professional audiences.

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