Everything you need to know about termination pay and reasonable notice
It’s never easy to terminate an employee but it is inevitably something most employers will be faced with at some point in time. To protect the business from litigation or financial damages it’s important for every employer to understand employee rights such as reasonable notice during the termination process.
Contractor vs. Employee: How to classify your workers
Classifying your employees and contractors is crucial to your bottom line. Employees are protected under the Employment Standards Code and contractors operate separately meaning they are not protected in the same way. As an employer, you are responsible for each person you employ making it imperative for you to understand the rights of each member on your team. This article will help you understand how and why it’s important to classify each person you hire.
CanExport program changes
Last month, Minister Ng announced some exciting and very relevant additions to the CanExport program. The CanExport program offers government grants of up to $75,000 to small and mid-sized Canadian companies that take their business into new markets. With COVID-19, entering new jurisdictions has become much less accessible and businesses have had to look at new ways of reaching clients in international markets. The deadline for submitting an application for 2020/2021 funding is December 14, 2020
12 things to consider when drafting an employment contract
The relationship between an employer and an employee is an important one. Creating a strong employer-employee relationship that protects everyone involved starts with defining the duties and obligations of both parties. Employment law governs these relationships with contracts and legislation, such as Alberta’s main statute, the Employment Standards Code, which sets the minimum standards employees are entitled to.