They noticed you. You wowed them with an interview. Now it’s time for the offer package. The base minimum standards that govern employment relations may not sound very exciting, but it’s your job to honour them. This third session in the How to Hire Top Talent series provides attendees from startups and mid-sized companies with a practical introduction to the Employment Standards Act of Ontario and its Regulations.

Led by Pat Forte, Partner at Miller Thomson, you’ll identify and mitigate risks associated with employer-employee interactions. We walk you through the ESA to help you:

  • Know the minimum costs associated with hiring and firing employees
  • Understand financial standards related to vacation pay, wage increases, overtime, training and more
  • Know the rights of employees, independent contractors, partners and consultants

Come and get to know one of the most important pieces of legislation governing employment relations in Ontario and maximize your company’s business interest.

Have questions about the How to Hire Top Talent series? Contact Jacob Walford at [email protected].

Related Dates in Series
Recruitment Bootcamp
The Art of the Interview


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