Free Whitepapers, guides, forms and templates to help you stay in compliance
These short-format publications show you the “why,” “what” and “how” of compliance with ever-changing government requirements. Each publication provides you with a close look at a specific subject area and essential practical tools to assist you in your compliance efforts.
This is serious! Since July 1, 2022, the maximum health and safety fines have increased to $1,500,000 from $100,000 for directors and officers of corporations and $500,000 for all other employees. No one plans for an accident, but if there is a serious one, can you demonstrate that you are in compliance and have met your duty of care?
At the recent 23rd annual Ontario Employment Law Conference, the employment law specialists at Stringers discussed in detail the changes to employment legislation, HR practices and recent court decisions relating to return to work that will impact the workplace for many years
At the recent Ontario Employment Law Conference, Allison Taylor reviewed the implications of the end of the COVID-19 period and deemed IDEL, focusing on constructive dismissal claims and location of work.
Download the Electronic Monitoring of Employees whitepaper for the questions you to consider before preparing an effective policy
This whitepaper provides employers with the answers to eight common questions that must consider.
Your guide to understanding Workplace Vaccination rules – plus a model policy you can use right away!
Your guide to understanding vacation time rules and calculating vacation pay – plus a model policy you can use right away!
You’ll learn the minimum employment and labour standards related to public/statutory holidays across Canada plus best practices for managing these holidays. You’ll also find an overview explaining the most up-to-date legal requirements, including how to calculate stat. holiday pay, exempt employees, overtime on a stat. holiday, pay for statutory holidays and record keeping. In addition, the guide provides best practices and a sample statutory holiday policy to get you started.
This guide shows you all about potential hazards and emergencies; the legal requirements you must follow; how to plan for emergencies; best practices for continuing to operate during and after an emergency (business continuity); plus, where you can find specific policies, procedures, forms and more details.
Calculating employee payroll deductions can be complicated for beginners and experts. This annual guide provides you with a rate sheet to help you prepare for the new payroll year.
This whitepaper shows you the policies that are crucial to demonstrating you have met your responsibilities in the time of COVID—and avoiding employee complaints, violations, fines, penalties, workplace outbreaks or forced closures.
By January 1, 2021, companies, non-profits and designated public service organizations with 50+ employees must meet the WCAG 2.0 Level AA guidelines for your Internet and web content. By June 30, 2021, all organizations in Ontario must file accessibility compliance reports. Learn the details about all the AODA compliance deadlines in our free whitepaper.
(Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario) Employers are required to post certain documents under employment and labour standards so workers are aware of their rights. In fact, during inspections or audits, workplace postings are among the first things government inspectors look for. This checklist highlights the postings needed to comply with the laws of your jurisdiction.
The numbers—and the courts—don’t lie: employment standards compliance errors are made every day. Unfortunately, even the simplest errors can often be very costly for employers. Fortunately, these errors are entirely avoidable, and this whitepaper will help you to identify the most common mishaps and prevent them from occurring.
More than 30 HR and payroll policies may be required by statutory and common law. Does your workplace have all the employment policies that are essential to comply with your legal obligations? This whitepaper has all the information you need to start developing, updating and implementing the required policies and procedures.
If there’s a workplace incident, dispute or, in the worst case, a claim, a crucial part of minimizing liability is demonstrating that you have met all legislative requirements and your duty of care. This whitepaper outlines in detail the information and helpful tips you can follow to check that your method for managing your policies and procedures is effective.