Sustainable Employment in the Modern Workplace: Davis Spring Employers Conference (May 2017)

On May 16th, Davis Benefits & Pensions Ltd. will host its annual Spring Employers Breakfast Conference in New Westminster. This year, guest presenter Simon Kent will speak to BC business owners and HR professionals about how employment practices can keep pace with the evolving workplace.
Today’s businesses are subject to a variety of demands, from updates in employment law to emerging issues and trends that affect society as a whole.  How does an employer stay on top of these challenges and maintain best practices?  Simon will offer a fresh, progressive perspective, informed by both his employment law expertise and his own experiences as B Corp employer committed to social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.
Using the framework of sustainable employment, a new type of workplace relationship built on B Corp principles and designed to promote employee engagement and retention, he will guide attendees through best practices in the lifecycle of an employee – from onboarding to offboarding and everything in between.  He will also address topical employment issues and trends such as medical marajuana, workplace flexibility, and the accelerating debate in the sharing economy, independent contractors vs. employees.


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