Navigating the Employment Standards Act

7 Hours

Date and Time

Starts:09/21/2016 8:30 AM

Ends:09/21/2016 4:30 PM

Event Type



Yorkville Conference Center

150 Bloor St W

Toronto, ON


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The Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) is the chief piece of legislation regulating your workplace. This seminar explores everything from minimum wage to hours of work, vacations with pay, emergency, maternity, parental and compassionate care leaves, and termination and severance pay.

What you’ll learn from this session:

<  Tips on how to maintain compliance proactively

<  How to deal with and respond to ESA-related complaints and enforcement

<  Recent and emerging developments, and a chance to work through practical problems

Speaker bio(s)

 Susan Sorensen

Susan Sorensen

Susan E. Sorensen was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2000, having graduated from Queen’s University Law School in 1998. Sorensen advises private and public sector employers on labour relations and employment law matters, including the administration of collective agreements, employee terminations, structuring and negotiating severance packages, employee discipline, drafting employment contracts, employee handbooks and employment policies, sexual and racial harassment, employment standards, workers' compensation and human rights issues. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association’s Labour and Employment Law Section, Ontario.

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