HR Policies & Employment Legislation

All employers, including those in the nonprofit sector, must understand and comply with legislation relating to employment. The HR policies and practices that your organization adopt must take into account the laws and regulations around each issue.

It is very important to support intentions with policies and procedures. Policies and procedures communicate the values of your organization and provide everyone with a consistent process to follow.

In this section of the HR Toolkit you'll find information to help you develop HR policies and procedures as well as understand your baseline employment obligations as outlined in employment legislation.

·         Developing HR Policies

·         Sample Policies on Common HR Topics

·         Employment Legislation & Standards

·         Human Rights Legislation

·         Health & Safety Legislation

·         HR in a Unionized Workplace

·         Leaves of Absence