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Legislation: Understanding the Basics

HR Law 101 for Managers/Supervisors

  • Learn about key legislated bodies including the Ministry of Labour, the Human Rights Commission of Ontario, and federally legislated bodies;
  • Understand legal issues from a human resources perspective and how to deal with legal situations with employees or peers; and
  • Understand how, what, and when to escalate issues to senior management.

Creating a Positive Work Environment

  • Identify the causes of a poisoned work environment and the barriers associated with this type of work environment;
  • Recognize the responsibilities of employees, supervisors, and managers in maintaining a positive work environment;
  • Identify strategies for turning around a poisoned work environment; and
  • Address workplace harassment, workplace violence, and workplace bullying policies.

Terminations in the Non-Union Environment

  • Understand your legal obligations and review options in structuring termination packages and related tax obligations and implications;
  • Review when to terminate for cause and how to build your case; and
  • Learn how to conduct an effective termination meeting.

Union Avoidance Training

  • Discuss issues that have arisen with regards to union organizing activity;
  • Learn strategies for keeping the workplace union-free; and
  • Learn ways of communicating with employees in the event of future union organizing activity.

Applying the Collective Agreement

  • Understand the collective bargaining relationship;
  • Review the general content of the Collective Agreement;
  • Learn what Management rights exist in a Collective Agreement context;
  • Interpreting the Collective Agreement; and
  • Learn how to effectively implement rules and policies outside the Collective Agreement.

Managing the Grievance Process

  • Understand the grievance resolution process including how to investigate a grievance;
  • Learn how to adhere to the Collective Agreement;
  • Learn the roles and responsibilities of the grievance committee;
  • Learn the value of effective written communications when dealing with the grievance process;
  • Understand the disclosure and documentation requirements associated with grievances; and
  • Learn how to prepare a grievance file for arbitration.