Harassment Policy

Posted on May 27, 2015October 4, 2019Categories Employment Law, Health & SafetyTags ,   Leave a comment on Harassment Policy

Effective November 1, 2013, WorkSafeBC legislated that all businesses require Policies and Procedures regarding Bullying and Harassment in the workplace. Holistic HR had implemented policies and procedures as well as training for many businesses since this policy came into effect. This is a reminder that the legislation also requires training to occur each year, including: a revised copy of the Policies and Procedures provided to each employee and posted for all staff to read/review, and a record of all employees … Continue reading “Harassment Policy”

HR Quiz

Posted on December 23, 2013December 23, 2013Categories Employment Law   Leave a comment on HR Quiz

How well do you know the law that governs your employees? Test your knowledge in BC’s Employment Standards Act here! 1. Minimum wage is currently: a. $10.75 b. $10.50 c. $10.25 2. When it comes to paying overtime, double time is owed when? a. After 8 hours of continuous work b. After 12 hours of continuous work c. After 10 hours of continuous work 3. Which of the following is true in regards to just cause termination? a. Pay for … Continue reading “HR Quiz”

Workplace Policies

Posted on October 15, 2013October 21, 2013Categories Employment Law   Leave a comment on Workplace Policies

As an employer it’s in your best interest to implement and enforce proper workplace polices. These polices help to set the rules and guidelines that help employees know what standard of behaviour, actions, or performance is expected from them while at work. Here are a few benefits of having workplace policies in place: • Keeps your business in compliance with legislation and provide protection against employment claims • Clearly demonstrate how employees will consistently be treated fairly and equally • … Continue reading “Workplace Policies”

Top 10 HR Strategies for 2015

Posted on February 5, 2013January 6, 2015Categories Employee Relations, Employment Law, Health & Safety, Pay, Benefits, and Perks   Leave a comment on Top 10 HR Strategies for 2015

1. Develop values and vision When used properly, values and vision can be very powerful tools, especially for new and small businesses because they set the tone for your company culture. They also set the expectations for the types of people you want in your business. 2. Clarify roles and responsibilities Effectively developed job descriptions add to workplace clarity, enhance communication, and let people know what is expected from them. 3. Communicate in person more frequently Get to know your … Continue reading “Top 10 HR Strategies for 2015”