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January 1, 2020

The beginning of the year is a good time for planning. One important tool for planning for your son or daughter’s future is the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). The RDSP is a program that provides financial security for individuals with disabilities and their families until they are needed in the future. For more information […]

September 1, 2019

Bill 2 will: return to a holiday pay qualifying period of 30 work days in the last 12 months before a general holiday return to regular / irregular workday distinctions: If a holiday falls on a day that is normally a workday for the employee and they worked on the holiday, they are still entitled […]

Please note changes to Alberta’s Employment standards will be effective September 1, 2019 as a result of the passing of Bill 2. Highlights of the changes below include General holiday pay and banked overtime.

 

February 1, 2019

If you are unsure of what questions you can ask during an interview with potential support workers check out the information at Alberta Human Rights “A Recommended Guide for Pre-employment Inquiries”.    

October 1, 2018

  “Where do I begin”? is a question often asked by families thinking about creating a meaningful life for their son or daughter when using Family Managed Supports funding.  Families who have used Family Managed Supports suggest a vision is the first step to creating a meaningful life. Developing a vision helps families understand the […]

September 1, 2018

  Recruiting staff can sometimes be challenging. Creating a solid job description is essential to finding the best candidate. A job description provides a focus to identify those target areas necessary for hiring a successful candidate.  Generating a job description prior to advertising is also a great tool to screen potential candidates and can easily […]

August 1, 2018

Recruiting staff can sometimes be challenging. Creating a solid job description is essential to finding the best candidate. A job description provides a focus to identify those target areas necessary for hiring a successful candidate.  Generating a job description prior to advertising is also a great tool to screen potential candidates and can easily be condensed […]

July 1, 2018

You can register for the Upcoming Employment Standard webinars at the link below:    https://ers.humanservices.alberta.ca/es-webinars.aspx    

May 1, 2018

  Interviewing potential staff can sometimes be daunting. If you are you uncertain about the kinds of questions you can ask when interviewing potential staff, check out the following information sheet at Alberta Human Rights:   https://www.albertahumanrights.ab.ca/Documents/RecommGuidePreEmpl.pdf    

April 11, 2018

  With the cold winter, all of us are hoping that March will bring Spring-time and warmer weather into our lives. Spring is usually a time for putting away old things, renewal and planning for the summer, fall and winter. For those Funds Administrators who are employers, consider archiving old Revenue Canada files. With the […]