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Tuesday, September 26 • 14:00 - 15:30
Startups as Employers - From a Legal and HR Perspective Waitlist

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Join Erin Brandt, lawyer with Kent Employment Law, and Heidi Eaves, Principal at Project House Business Solutions, for an overview and discussion of the following key topics (90 minutes, includes Q&A):

  • The legal distinction between an employee and an independent contractor

  • Best practices for employment contracts

  • Hiring basics

  • Key policies to protect your employees and your business

  • Keeping your team happy and motivated 

  • WorkSafeBC – Health + Safety and Insurance

  • Dismissing employees

WHY ATTEND: Many startups take an ad-hoc approach to HR issues. Come learn how to get yourself out of trouble -- or better yet, avoid getting into trouble in the first place!

Capacity: 20

Speakers
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Erin Brandt

Erin is what Malcolm Gladwell calls a connector. Strong community roots, genuine curiosity and a deep caring for others make her a true “people person”. She is forward-thinking, and combines a millennial mindset with legal creativity to create impact and change in her clients’ lives. Her main drivers are fairness and innovation, values which serve Erin well when advising players in emerging industries, as well as more established businesses who want to... Read More →
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Heidi Eaves

Heidi Eaves is a Principal at Project House Business Solutions, a Vancouver strategy and consulting company that helps leaders treat people better, grow their business better, and align their brand and culture. | | A senior Human Resources professional and people manager with ov... Read More →



Tuesday September 26, 2017 14:00 - 15:30
The Profile (Gastown) 375 Water Street Vancouver, BC V6B0M9

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Waitlist (49)