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First Reference is the leading publisher of Canadian HR compliance and policy databases. Whether it’s to quickly find answers to your HR questions, the latest changes to compliance requirements or to build a compliant policy and procedure manual, First Reference has the up-to-date, authoritative content you can rely on.
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Policy Databases ⇩
PolicyPro® is Canada’s best source for up-to-date model policies, procedures and forms. Each policy includes extensive commentary reviewed by employment law specialists and software for creating and distributing policies.
PolicyPro includes the following continuously updated comprehensive policy databases:
|Human Resources: Individual policy database for each province continuously updated for the latest compliance requirements|
|Accessibility: Step-by-step approach to AODA prepared by accessibility experts|
|Finance and Governance: Essential for robust internal controls to minimize risk based on Canadian compliance and best practices cross-referenced to COSO|
|Information Technology: Policies for security, disaster planning, data management and more cross-referenced to COBIT|
|Not-for-Profits: Vital policies for non-profit governance, advocacy, public policy, marketing and membership and more|
|Operations and Marketing: Essential policies for quality products and services, distribution, the environment and more|
The Human Resources Advisor™
The A to Z resource for HR compliance
The Human Resources Advisor provides authoritative, up-to-date federal and provincial payroll and employment law commentary and news to effectively manage HR issues and minimize risk.
Select from one of three provincial editions:
The complete source for Canadian payroll compliance
PaySource is the leading source for up-to-date, comprehensive payroll news and commentary from the federal and provincial governments essential to minimize non-compliance and penalties.
National payroll and employment law newsletter
The weekly HRinfodesk newsletter reports the key developments in Canadian employment law and payroll including the progress of bills from every jurisdiction.