Human Resources PolicyPro® – Alberta Edition

From policy to sign-off

Meet your employment, payroll, and health and safety obligations with dwonloadable model polices and automated policy management

The leading source for up-to-date model policies based on compliance and best practice in Alberta.

Choose the classic print manual or the comprehensive online platform that automates policy management.

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Do you require only employment and payroll policies and prefer a print manual with downloadable Microsoft Word® versions of each policy? Select PolicyPro Classic

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Human Resources PolicyPro:
Online policy templates and print manuals

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From policy to sign-off:
The complete policy management service

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Features

   

Two-volume print manual with HR and payroll model policies updated regularly

Online versions of all policies, forms, checklists and commentary continuously updated for changes in compliance and best practice

Add policies for finance, IT, not-for-profits and accessibility
(Note: no print manual)

Commentary by subject-matter experts outlines needs and considerations for each policy

Ask the Editor for queries about content or to suggest new policies

Bi-weekly e-newsletter informs you of revised and new policies and why they're important

Use or revise existing quizzes or create new ones to ensure employees read and understand each policy

Draft, update and archive policies and forms with professional document management functionality

Use multiple manuals and distribution lists for different departments and employee groups

Track employees' completion of assigned policies for internal and external audits using easy management reports

In-context help and technical support

Each employee has their own online account for reading policies, completing quizzes and a report to track progress

Secure and centralized document storage with access from any location or device

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* The PolicyProPlus Platform is also available without policy databases for $1,495 per year.

Human Resources PolicyPro Model Policies

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
  • Distribution List Policy and Procedure Document Format


Employment Policies

  • 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
  • Volunteers
  • Moving and Relocation Expenses
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Business Travel Expenses
  • Independent Contractors
  • Dealing with Government Inspectors
  • Student Employment
  • Interns and Co-op Students
  • Adverse Weather
  • Foreign Workers

Pay and Performance Policies

  • 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
  • Incentive Programs

Benefits Policies

  • Benefits Principles
  • Vacation and Vacation Pay
  • Holidays
  • Personal Leave of Absence
  • Maternity Leave
  • Parental and/or Adoption Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Seminars and Conferences
  • Professional Association Membership
  • Part-time Employment Benefits
  • Personal and Family Responsibility 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
  • Matching Grants Program
  • Parking
  • Critical Illness Leave
  • Crime-Related Child Death or Disappearance Leave
  • Suggestion Program
  • Long-Term Illness and Injury Leave
  • Domestic Violence Leave

Employee Relations Policies

  • Employee Relations Principles
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Accommodation on the Basis of Disability
  • Conduct and Behaviour
  • Discipline
  • Personal Information Protection
  • Computer, Email and Internet Use
  • Religious Accommodation
  • Dress Code
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Community Service
  • Instant Messaging
  • Social Media
  • Searches and Surveillance
  • Personal Relationships
  • Access to Employee Records
  • Accommodation on the Basis of Family Status
  • Accommodation for Breastfeeding
  • Accommodation on the Basis of Gender Expression or Gender Identity
  • Sports Teams and Events
  • Waste Reduction and Recycling

Health and Safety Policies

  • Health and Safety Principles
  • Accident and Injury Reporting
  • Accident Investigation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committee
  • Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace
  • Working Alone
  • Cellphone Use
  • Workplace Violence
  • Emergencies and Business Interruptions
  • Smoking in the Workplace
  • Scents in the Workplace
  • Return to Work
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • First Aid
  • Noise Control and Hearing Protection
  • 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 Program During a Pandemic

Print ISSN 1922-3498  |  Online ISSN 1923-7227

Editors

Content Editor

Lynn Hunter-Barnard, BA, MSA HR, holds a Master's Degree in Human Resources. She has extensive experience in human resources policy creation. She develops and manages content for all editions of Human Resources PolicyPro except Quebec.

Managing Editor

Yosie Saint-Cyr, LLB, was called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is a member in good standing. She practised business, employment and labour law until 1999 before becoming Managing Editor at First Reference.

Yosie is responsible for the high-quality, up-to-date content for employment law services and the Internal Controls Library. She is currently enrolled in the Osgoode Professional LLM degree program.

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Legal Editors

MLT Aikins labour and employment law firm is the legal editor of Human Resources PolicyPro AlbertaMLT 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 Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Vancouver and Winnipeg.

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 has presented on employment issues for legal and HR professional audiences.