Course Description

Recognizing the need to apply fair and equitable workforce practices in organizations is key for human resource professionals. Examine key areas of human resource legal compliance that allow professionals to promote orientation and awareness of the legal landscape. Discover how to work with senior and front line managers to discuss business processes related to employment law.

Topics of Instruction:

  • Reviewing and rewriting job descriptions to eliminate potential bias
  • Conducting a jurisdictional comparison
  • Policy development related to employment law compliance

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Implement a promotion strategy for the orientation strategy and awareness of the human resource legal landscape based on industry benchmarks, diversity, organizational and human resource departmental targets
  • Describe key areas of human resource legal compliance within the organization
  • Write work policies based on the Canadian human resource law and regulations
  • Describe legal guidelines around equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in the Canadian context and the imperative of organizations to fulfil EDI mandates through internal policies and initiatives

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Asynchronous
Feb 06, 2024 to Mar 25, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $529.00
Reading List / Textbook
Readings will be provided on D2L
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Optional live Zoom sessions will be offered: TBD

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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