AB HR Professionals Seminar: Legislative Changes in Focus

Edmonton, Alberta

Where and When

Date: March 20, 2018

City: Edmonton, Alberta

Venue: The Westin Edmonton Hotel

Time: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Alberta’s Employment Standards Code has undergone dramatic changes. This half-day seminar surveys the foundational principles of Alberta’s employment standards legislation and then dives in-depth into the recent amendments to the Code.


Changes to Protected Leaves of Absence

  • New eligibility requirements
  • Changes to existing protected leaves
  • Introduction of several new protected leaves

Changes to Overtime, Compressed Work Weeks and Paid Holidays

  • Changes to banked overtime agreements
  • Elimination of the Compressed Work Week
  • Introduction of averaging agreements
  • Changes to holiday pay requirements

Changes to Termination Requirements

  • Options for dealing with employee resignation
  • Introduction of new group notice requirements
  • Changes to the temporary layoff rules

New Enforcement and Administrative Powers

  • Clarification on Employment Standards’ auditing powers
  • Introduction of new administrative penalty provisions


Adam Kaukas

Megan Kheong


  • Registration: 12:45 p.m. | Seminar: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Networking reception: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Registration closes: September 29, 2017
  • Cost:
    • Regular Fee: $225 + GST ($11.25) = $236.25 per person
    • CPHR Member: $200 + GST ($10) = $210 per person


This session is also being held in Calgary, Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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