CPHR Info Session & Employment Standards Workshop

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November 25, 2017

12:30- 1:00pm - Information Session by CPHR Alberta  (Lunch Included!!)

1:00- 4:00 pm - Employment Standards Workshop

S4033, Bow Valley College

Business Casual Attire, RSVP Required

Workshop Topic: Employment Standards

Learning Objective:

At the end of this session, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify the various sections of the Alberta Employee Standards Code Act and Regulations;
  • Describe the impending changes to legislation based on the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act;
  • Apply appropriate legislation to case scenarios;
  • Identify how common law affects the outcome of scenarios beyond employment standards legislation.



  • Overview of the important sections of the Employment Standards Code Act and Regulations (1 hour)
  • Discussion of the Bill 17: Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act changes (30 minutes)
  • Small group exercises applying legislation (30 minute)
  • Discussion of how common law affects the outcome of scenarios beyond employment standards (30 minutes)
  • Small group exercises applying legislation and common law (30 minutes)


There will be a short break in the middle of the workshop.


Resources Required:

Participants are asked to have a print out or a soft copy on their laptop/tablets of the following documents, which will be referenced during the workshop:

Employment Standards Code


Employment Standards Regulation


Angela Champ

Keynote Speaker:

Angela Champ

Author & Human Resources Executive

Passionate about lifelong learning and inspiring others to achieve their best potential, Angela writes, blogs and speaks on a variety of leadership, professional development and personal growth topics.

She has worked as a Human Resources executive for many years, most recently as Vice President, HR and Operational Performance with Intact Insurance.  She has worked in diverse industries including insurance, banking, oil & gas, engineering, construction, hospitality and tourist.  Drawing on her years as a Human Resources executive, she has recently released a new book “It Depends: Employee Relations Case Studies for Human Resources Professionals and Students”, available on Amazon, Indigo, Chapters, Barnes & Nobles and at other book retailers.  She is also currently working on a series of career videos which can be found on YouTube at Work Like a Girl or at www.worklikeagirl.ca .

Angela has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of British Columbia, a Diploma in Adult Education from Vancouver Community College, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Royal Roads University.  


LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/in/angelachamp

Twitter: @angela_champ


Twitter: @worklikeagirl



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