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Employment Law

For Arts Organizations and Festivals

St. John's City Hall Foran/Greene Room - 10 New Gower Street, St. John's, NL, Canada

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Thanks to the generous support of the Law Foundation of Newfoundland & Labrador, this workshop will be offered for free to Business & Arts NL members. If you'd like to become a member, see our membership form.

Description: This workshop will provide participants with foundational knowledge in the areas of labour standards and employment law with a specific focus on issues related to arts organizations and festivals. It will introduce participants to the basics of employment law, including different types of employees and independent contractors, key contractual terms, hiring and firing, and employer requirements and rules. It will review common law requirements, as well as those found in various provincial and federal statutory regimes. Other topics to be included include privacy law, employment discipline, and human rights in the employment context.

Facilitators: Melissa Royle & Matthew Moulton (Benson Buffett).

A big thank you to members of our business community including Melissa Royle and Matthew Moulton of Benson Buffett for contributing time and services in support of local arts.


10 New Gower Street, St. John's, NL, Canada (Get Directions)