The Ontario Government has introduced recent legislation (Bills 27 & 88) “Working for the Workers Act” impacting Ontario employers.

HR consultant Viki Scott from Scott & Associates Inc. will be conducting a one-hour webinar next Tuesday, October 25th at 11:00 a.m. ET. for CHPTA & COPA members where she will run through an HR compliance check list on what your company needs to know and have in place to meet these legislative requirements.  This webinar was originally scheduled for October 11th but had to be rescheduled for this new date.

Event: HR & Senior Managers – Is your Company Compliant?
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET)

This is a Member Only Event

Agenda:

Bill 27 – “Working for Workers Act” – 2021

  • Mandatory Right to Disconnect
  • Prohibition on Non-Complete Clauses 

Bill 88 – “Working for Workers Act” – 2022
(changes to the ESA; OH&SA; Regulated Professionals and Compulsory Trades Act)

  • Written Electronic Monitoring Policies
  • Minimum Standards for Digital Platform Workers
  • Construction Sites, Other Workplaces at Risk of Opioid Overdoses – Naloxone Kits and Training
  • Reservist Leave
  • Increase penalties – OH&SA

For full event details and to register, please click here.


About the Speaker:

Viki Scott

Viki Scott is the President and Principal Consultant & Chief Lobbyist of Scott & Associates Inc.

Since 2005, Viki has managed a successful National Consulting Firm of which provides solutions to Canadian based companies with at concentration in Labour Management Relations, Conflict Risk ManagementOccupational Health and Safety, Human Rights, Workplace Investigations, Organizational Development and Effectiveness, Business Continuity Planning and General Business Advisory Services. Her firm also provides lobbying and advocacy services to their not for profit and broader public service clients.

Viki has an extensive history with both the public and private sectors, primarily in unionized environments. She has led significant change management initiatives for major public, non for profit and private sector organizations. Her leadership positions include the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Workplace Health and Safety Agency, OPSEU and Extendicare, Canada   In addition, she was a National Practice Leader at Watson Wyatt Worldwide and a Senior Manager with KPMG LLP where she directed and led a high performance team supplying direct technical consulting services to Employers concentrating in the areas of labour management relations, occupational health & safety, absence and attendance and human resource management consulting practice. She also, has had the privilege of being a Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to an Ontario Premier and a Cabinet Minister where she influenced the appointment of the first Employment Equity Commissioner for the Province of Ontario. She also has worked as a Senior Policy Advisor for various Political Leadership Campaigns, National, Provincial and Municipal. 

Viki has a particular expertise in labour management relations, with both employer and union sided experience, and has been successful in introducing workplace interest based consensus models for managing identified areas of conflict.  She has established a reputation for the effective work she has led resulting from her Transformative Mediation skills she brings to the parties for resolving conflict.

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