Your Obligations

Are you clear on employment standards and other legislation that applies to your business? 


Meeting your obligations as an employer is important not only in terms of meeting legal requirements, but also to ensure that your employees are satisfied at work and motivated to perform and stay.  Not complying with these obligations can lead to claims and fines.  To provide the right context, it should be noted “small business” generally refers to businesses with less than 50 employees.
This section focuses on:

For each of these topics, we look at what it is, why it is important, what it means to you, and provide tools and resources to help you further explore

Please keep in mind that the information provided here does not constitute legal advice. If you require legal advice, please consult a lawyer.


While this portal does not detail how to develop HR policies, the links below provide broad HR advice and tools, including guidance and samples on HR policies and employee manuals. Developing HR policies to ensure compliance and consistency not only inform your employees, but also indicate that you have responded to the various legislative requirements in a thoughtful manner.