This course examines Alberta’s employment laws, and students will gain a foundational understanding of the various aspects of the province’s employment law regime. This course is valuable for human resources professionals seeking to understand the rights and obligations of employers and employees in both unionized and non-unionized environments. Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) are encouraged to include this course as part of the CPHR Canada continuing professional development requirements.
None. However, this course is best suited for paralegals, legal assistants, human resources professionals and in-house legal staff.
Upon successful completion of Alberta Employment Law course, students will have increased knowledge in:
1. Sources of Employment Law
2. Understanding Common Law Principles
3. Unionized Workplaces
4. Canada Labour Code
5. The Employment Contract
6. Employment Standards Code of Alberta
7. Human Rights in the Workplace
8. Occupational Health and Safety Legislation
9. Workers’ Compensation Board, Alberta
10. Resignation and Retirement
11. Dismissal with Just Cause
12. Dismissal without Just Cause and Wrongful Dismissal
The registration fee for this course is $995.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. For the online classes, students need to have a fully functional computer system with a webcam, speakers and microphone or headset and headphones, along with a reliable high-speed internet connection. Though the classes can be accessed using smartphones and tablets, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer for a better learning experience.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.