The HR Basics

The HR Basics

Live online events


2 hours, 11:00 AM PST - 01:00 PM PST


Presented by Pamela Bragg
  • Member Rate $60.00 excl. GST
  • $80.00 excl. GST


In today’s fast-moving world, many non-HR staff are expected to deal with a variety of workplace human resource issues. They may be asked to handle payroll and benefit administration, manage employees who are absent due to illness or other job-protected leaves, all while complying with Canadian privacy legislation. 


Join us for this 2 hour live instructor lead webinar as we introduce you to these basic human resource concepts. 

  • An overview of compensation and benefits administration- where we will explore employee compensation categories from guaranteed to variable pay, as well as benefits such as vacation to bonuses.  

  • Managing leaves and illness- here we will look at Canadian federal and provincial legislation covering job protected leaves, and some basic do’s and don’ts. 

  • Maintaining privacy & accurate record keeping- and finally we will discuss how to manage all these activities will ensuring compliance with federal and/or provincial privacy legislation.  


While this session is part of a series, participants are not required to attend all sessions in the series or attend in any sequence.  Each session can be attended independently. 

Disclaimer: The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.   


Delivery Method: Virtual Session – Zoom Meetings 

Course Fee Includes: Access to the course, course materials, and upon completion a digital certificate if requested.  


There are no prerequisites for this course.   While this course is part of a series, participants are not required to attend all course in the series or attend in any sequence.  Each course in the series can be attended independently. 

Technical Requirements

  1. Computer or laptop

    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cellphones may not be adequate

    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS. 

  1. Webcam (Mandatory)– in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class

  2. Microphone (Mandatory)

  3. Internet connection- For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. The minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.

  4. A quiet space with minimal distractions –The microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.

  5. Comfortable chair


Who Should Attend

This course is an introductory course designed to be beneficial for everyone attend.  Those that are new to a Human Resources (HR) role or anyone that performs HR tasks within a company, as well as supervisors, managers, or safety professionals may find this session of value.