The British Columbia Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists is holding the 2019 Annual General Meeting on November 21, 2019, in addition to our next education session: Employment Law Update: New Developments & Common HR Pitfalls.
As a business owner/HR professional, you encounter day-to-day challenges managing employees and maintaining smooth employer-employee relations. Attend this session to learn how to avoid some of the most common HR mistakes, and for an update on the latest developments in employment law, including important changes to the BC Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Code.
In this two-part presentation, you will learn about:
Important Developments and Trends in Labour and Employment Law:
· Legislative Changes – What all employers need to know.
· Back to the Future – What does the past tell us about what to expect?
Top Five Potential Pitfalls:
· Identifying and avoiding common (and costly) HR mistakes.
· How to fix mistakes already made.
Ryan Anderson, A partner at the Vancouver office of Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP, Ryan has worked in the human resources field for over two decades and advises employers in all areas of workplace law. Ryan represents provincially and federally regulated employers concerning both labour relations and employment matters, including those regarding human rights issues, employment standards and employment contracts, termination of employment, workers’ compensation, occupational health and safety, union organizing, collective agreements and collective bargaining, grievance handling, disciplinary matters and investigations into employee misconduct.
Ryan regularly assists employers and human resources professionals with the day-to-day challenges of managing employees, with the aim of minimizing liabilities and maintaining positive employee relations. Ryan also prepares all of the necessary employment-related documents and contracts, and negotiates collective agreements. As an advocate, Ryan represents employers in a wide variety of forums, including administrative tribunals and labour arbitrations. In addition, Ryan provides practical training in all manner of human resource management topics.
Ryan has been an Instructor at Simon Fraser University since 2013, teaching a labour and employment relations course to human resources professionals participating in the Certificate in Human Resources Management Program. Previously, Ryan was an Instructor at Capilano University, where he taught a similar course to business students for over ten years.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
8:00-8:15 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:15-8:30 AM Annual General Meeting
8:30-9:30 AM Presentation
Oceanic Plaza, Hastings Room
1066 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
Please click here to register and pay via PayPal. (Instructions for mailing a check are included on the registration page.)
Monday, Novmber 18, 2019