Course Description

Whether you have one employee or hundreds, understanding the impact of the Employee Standards Act and proper Benefit Plan Administration is key to mitigating risk and ensuring your organization’s financial health. Students will learn practical advice on how to create best practices regarding employment law in order to reduce potential liability and ensure proper compliance.

 Who should enroll?

Anyone who is responsible for human resource management. This is a basics course designed to highlight key employment law and benefit plan administration issues for employers in a non-union workplace.

This course will be especially beneficial to new HR managers and to organizations that do not have a formal Human Resource Department

Key learning objectives:

• Hiring - discrimination, BC Human Rights Code

• Contracts - essential elements, specific terms and termination

• Understanding obligations set in the Employment Standards Act

• Termination - with/without cause, methodologies, options

• Benefit Plan Administration

There will be time dedicated to answering attendees' questions. We encourage you to bring any queries you have about employment law regulations and best practices to the session.

Approved for CPD credits: 2.0 in Construction Management
Note: If you have already taken this course in person, repeating it online will not qualify for additional CPD points.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1

    • Before You Get Started

    • Agreement to HAVAN Academic Integrity Policy

    • Video: Part 1

  • 2

    Chapter 2

    • Video: Part 2

  • 3

    Chapter 3

    • Video: Part 3

  • 4

    Chapter 4

    • Video: Part 4

  • 5

    Chapter 5

    • Video: Part 5

  • 6

    Chapter 6

    • Video: Part 6

    • Feedback

    • Declaration of Completed Work Assignment

Jay Spiro, Kuhn LLP and Kevin Hawryluk, Pointbreak Consulting

Jay Spiro is an associate counsel with Kuhn LLP, the GVHBA’s preferred legal supplier. Jay’s practice includes advising a broad range of clients in the construction industry and helping them solve complex legal problems. He has a particular interest in assisting businesses and individuals navigate the world of employment law. - Kevin Hawryluk is a Consultant at Pointbreak Consulting Group and is well versed in all aspects of group benefit plans, from developing competitive funding arrangements and plan design, to current hot topics in the industry and risk management. He works with clients to provide strategic advice and broker services for benefit and pension programs.