In today’s work world there are many challenges facing employers including staying informed and understanding what employment legislative requirements pertain to your business, attracting and retaining employees while remaining competitive in the business market.
Many employers, especially small companies and self-employed individuals, do not have extensive Human Resources departments built into their business model. There are a variety of community resources/partners and consultants that a business can look to for guidance in employee related topics.
Some of the following links may help support you in your Human Resources practices. We encourage you to explore these and other websites to help keep you informed.
BrazeauSeller.LLP operates as a family of legal counselors who specialize exclusively in business law. They are the exclusive Ottawa member of Meritas, the world’s largest alliance of independent business and commercial law firms. This membership allows them to provide clients with access to the highest quality legal counsel anywhere in the world. With over 7000 lawyers in more than 70 countries worldwide, Meritas firms are leaders in their respective markets. As a member of this vast network, they can support client needs around the globe, ensuring that they are met in a timely, cost-effective and efficient manner.
Eastern Ontario’s largest law firm devoted exclusively to advising management on labour relations and employment matters.
Service Canada provides free resources to assist the employer with some key Human Resources how-to issues that may arise such as job descriptions, government programs available, training, managing, and links to other HR resources.
The OEA provides Ontario employers with expert, free and confidential advices, representation and education on all workers’ compensation issues under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and on unjust reprisal issues under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
As one of the 28 chapters of the HRPA (Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario), the Human Resources Professionals Association, Ottawa Chapter is committed to ensuring HR professionals in the Ottawa-area have both an advocate and a means of coming together as a group.