OMAFRA and the Ministry of Labour are hosting a webinar on Employment Standards in the Agricultural Sector on April 12th from 10am- 12pm.
The session will provide an overview of:
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- Employer obligations under the Employment Standards Act (ESA)
- Rights of employees, including Temporary Foreign Workers, under the ESA
- Exemptions and Exceptions relating to the agricultural sector
- Temporary Help Agencies, placement employees, and the client business – what are their roles?
- Obligations relating to COVID-19 and the ESA
The first installment of OMAFRA and MLTSD’s monthly webinar series is scheduled for Tuesday, June 22, 12 – 1pm ET. These webinars will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at noon.
Next week’s webinar is: Using Temporary Help Agencies and Employment Standards Webinar
When faced with a labour shortage, many employers in the agriculture sector turn to a temporary help agency (THA) for assistance. But did you know clients of agencies have legal obligations when using a THA? Before speaking with an agency, clients of agencies should find out what their responsibilities are under the ESA.
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Greenhouse Canada’s Greenhouse Grower Day is just over a week away! The 2017 event will be hosted at the Holiday Inn and Suites in St. Catharines, Ontario on Wednesday June 21st from 8:30am to 3:30 pm.
The “Seven Habits of Successful Growers
” theme will tackle a variety of topics, ranging from crop lighting and water treatment, to labour management and automation. Other talks will look at the ingredients of a successful family business, the importance of long-range planning, and the keys to marketing to millenials. There will be lots of networking time and opportunity to talk to vendors too.
Pre-registration is encouraged to avoid lineups at the door. (But walk-ins are always welcome!)
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