Keeping Up…The Changing Landscape Of Ontario ESA Legislation

It seems no matter which direction we turn these days change just keeps a comin’! In 2018, Ontario employers have faced a number of new challenges – more than just an increase in minimum wage – arising from the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 … better known as “Bill 148”. To help navigate the […]

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Exiting Employees Effectively Workshop

Exiting Employees Effectively Training & Development Workshop Thurs. Feb 22nd | 1-3PM | Calgary Join Salopek & Associates for our first workshop of 2018! Our Exiting Employees Effective workshop will teach you how to manage the termination process to mitigate risk, maintain morale and maximize new opportunities. Handling employee departures from your organization requires attention to […]

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Employment Standards Compliance – are you ready?

On January 1, 2018 the majority of The Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act (also known as Bill 17) comes into effect, and Alberta will see changes to employment legislation that we haven’t seen in 30 years! In many cases, it will bring us up-to-date with, and comparable to, other provinces and federal legislation. Question – […]

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Employment Standards Changes Support

Having wrapped up our Bill 17 Compliance Breakfast Sessions, we wanted to thank all the professionals who came out to learn more about the changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code and what you can be doing to prepare your organization’s processes, policies and team for the new legislation. In an effort to modernize our workplace […]

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Bill 17 Compliance – Free Breakfast Session

In an effort to modernize our workplace laws, the Alberta Government is implementing significant changes to the Employment Standards Code for the first time since 1988 through Bill 17, better known as the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act. Coming into effect January 1, 2018, these legislation changes will affect many facets of your business including HR, […]

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The Multigenerational Workforce: More Alike than Not

Until recently, I was under the impression that there were only four generations represented in the workplace. Millennials, I mistakenly thought, were the youngest members of the workforce and they have been characterized as a completely different group than any of the generations before. Imagine my surprise, when I discovered that my own teenage daughter […]

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Bill 17 – Family & Business Friendly?

Remember that board game? You know, the one where you get cards that ask if you would keep extra change a cashier handed you, or lie to the police to save a friend. The game that helps us understand if we would do the right or moral thing if no one was watching or if […]

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Employment Standards Changes: Bill 17 too costly to ignore

Bill 17, the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act, will amend Alberta’s Employment Standards and Labour Relation Codes with many of the changes to Employment Standards being effective January 1, 2018. The new Act will require businesses to update their employment practices and to educate their managers on the changes. Failure to educate managers will place […]

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Successful Conflict Resolution Workshop: June 22

Salopek & Associates 2017 Training Workshop Program is in full swing and our April session on Performance Management was at capacity! We are looking forward to our next workshop on June 22nd – Successful Conflict Resolution, which will explore managing conflict in the workplace, providing tips, strategies and tools to help address conflict and develop the […]

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