Free Employment Law Alliance Webinar on Workplace Leave Laws in Canada

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The Employment Law Alliance is offering a free 90-minute webinar on Thursday, October 26, on “Workplace Leave Laws: Strategies to Navigate the Changing Landscape in Canada.”

Webinar Description

This interactive presentation will provide an overview of paid and unpaid leave laws governing employers throughout Canada, with views from seven provinces, including Quebec. Attendees will be provided with guidance and strategies to navigate the challenges of complying with varying and multifaceted leave laws across the country.

Topics to be addressed include:

Non-Occupational Medical Leaves

  • Accommodating and managing medical leaves – a multi-party process
  • Communicating with the absent employee, including obtaining appropriate medical information
  • Can an employee be dismissed while on a medical leave?

Statutory Leaves

  • Statutory leaves across Canada – including unusual or new leaves in each jurisdiction
  • Employer obligations – paid vs. unpaid, benefit continuation, return to work requirements, pay increases, seniority accruals, etc

Religious Considerations

  • When can an employee take time off work for religious observance?
  • Is an employer required to provide paid time off?  When?

Family Status Leaves

  • Current law as it relates to family status leaves
  • Is the test different for child care v. elder care obligations?

The View from Quebec

  • As a Civil Code jurisdiction, how do the laws in Quebec differ from the rest of Canada?
  • Is there anything unique about Quebec when it comes to leaves?

Who Should Attend?

The webinar is an invitation-only event exclusively for clients of ELA member law firms. The information presented will be of particular interest to all involved in ensuring compliance with leave law regulations:

  • In-house Counsel
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Corporate Executives and Business Owners

Register

For more information about the webinar and to register, please click here.

About the ELA

The Employment Law Alliance is the most comprehensive network of labor and employment attorneys in the world. ELA members provide employment, labor and immigration expertise in more than 135 countries around the globe and all 50 U.S. states. They work closely together to ensure that their clients’ legal matters are handled seamlessly wherever they do business. ELA provides a smarter, more efficient and effective alternative to using a single multi-national law firm.

SSEK Legal Consultants is the ELA’s member firm for Indonesia. For more information, click here.

The Employment Law Alliance (http://www.employmentlawalliance.com/) is offering a free 90-minute webinar on Thursday, October 26, on “Workplace Leave Laws: Strategies to Navigate the Changing Landscape in Canada.”

Webinar Description

This interactive presentation will provide an overview of paid and unpaid leave laws governing employers throughout Canada, with views from seven provinces – including Quebec. Attendees will be provided with guidance and strategies to navigate the challenges of complying with varying and multifaceted leave laws across the country.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Non-Occupational Medical Leaves

o Accommodating and managing medical leaves – a multi-party process

o Communicating with the absent employee, including obtaining appropriate medical information

o Can an employee be dismissed while on a medical leave?

  • Statutory Leaves
    • Statutory leaves across Canada – including unusual or new leaves in each jurisdiction
    • Employer obligations – paid vs. unpaid, benefit continuation, return to work requirements, pay increases, seniority accruals, etc.
  • Religious Considerations
    • When can an employee take time off work for religious observance?
    • Is an employer required to provide paid time off?  When?
  • Family Status Leaves
    • Current law as it relates to family status leaves
    • Is the test different for child care v. elder care obligations?
  • The View from Quebec
    • As a Civil Code jurisdiction, how do the laws in Quebec differ from the rest of Canada?
    • Is there anything unique about Quebec when it comes to leaves?

Who Should Attend?

The webinar is an invitation-only event exclusively for clients of ELA member law firms. The information presented will be of particular interest to all involved in ensuring compliance with leave law regulations:

  • In-house Counsel
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Corporate Executives and Business Owners

Register

For more information about the webinar and to register, please click here (https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9162489165207014403?source=ELA+Website+Landing+Page)

About the ELA

The Employment Law Alliance (http://www.employmentlawalliance.com/) is the most comprehensive network of labor and employment attorneys in the world. ELA members provide employment, labor and immigration expertise in more than 135 countries around the globe and all 50 U.S. states. They work closely together to ensure that their clients’ legal matters are handled seamlessly wherever they do business. ELA provides a smarter, more efficient and effective alternative to using a single multi-national law firm.

SSEK Legal Consultants is the ELA’s member firm for Indonesia. For more information, click here (http://www.employmentlawalliance.com/firms/ssek).

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