2014 Employers Conference

George Leibbrandt speaking at the Annual Employers Conference Full

Hiring Smartly and Avoiding Costly Mistakes

  • Working with recruiters and headhunters
  • Reference and background check process
  • Interview mistakes to avoid
  • How to make a clear, unequivocal and enforceable offer of employment
  • Legal vs. Illegal probationary terms

“Excess” Hours and Overtime: The Elephant in the Room

  • Compliance issues: Overtime thresholds, averaging, lieu time and limits on hours of work
  • Exempt versus Non-Exempt – A distinction without a difference
  • Suing for Overtime Pay – A growing trend
  • Why your policies may not protect your organization or limit liability
  • Will proposed changes to the law open the door to increased liability for overtime pay?

“I thought you quit?”: Proper Handling of Resignations and Retirements

  • What is a resignation?
  • Essential considerations before accepting a resignation
  • Beware employee silence, mixed messages and “spur of the moment” decisions
  • Notice of resignation that is too short, too long
  • Retirements and the Human Rights Code


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Lior Samfiru


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Chuck Tahirali

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