Thriving & Complying in a Post-Pandemic Workplace
July 20, 2021 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (PDT)
What the presentation will cover:
- Summary of WorkSafe, Employment Standards Act and privacy changes over the last 16 months, due to the pandemic
- How to ensure businesses are still compliant post-pandemic
- Covid-19 vaccination policies do’s and don’ts
- Employment law and human resources perspectives
Who this session is for:
- Business owners
- Human resources
What attendees will take away/learn:
- How to make sure businesses are compliant with any changes to legislation
- How to approach employee questions and concerns appropriately
Jessica Spraggs, Spraggs Law
Jessica Spraggs practices in the area of employment law. She is active representing both employers and employees in all matters relating to the workplace, including employment agreements, workplace investigations, employment standards compliance and terminations.
Jessica completed her law degree at the University of British Columbia Law School in 2005. After law school, she completed a clerkship at the British Columbia Court of Appeal before being called to the British Columbia bar in 2006. Jessica articled with a large national firm in downtown Vancouver and stayed on as an associate in the firm’s real estate practice until joining Spraggs Law in 2010.
Rachel Rabinovitch, Spraggs Law
For more than 12 years, Rachel has worked in human resources and on management teams providing practical solutions to complex issues. This includes training and development, recruitment, benefits, culture, employee relations and process improvement, including HRIS implementations and upgrades. Rachel has worked directly with leaders in many of her roles to promote effective workplace relationships and inform on legislative compliance.
Rachel has experience in multiple industries including hospitality (small business), post-secondary, retail, and law, in both non-unionized and complex, multi-union environments. Spending several years in HR generalist and advising roles, Rachel has gained knowledge and experience in many facets of Human Resources in order to effectively assist clients with their HR needs.