CPHR Nova Scotia is pleased to partner with CPHR BC & YK on this learning opportunity.
CPHR CPD hours: 1.5 Competency: Workforce Planning & Talent Management
Reference checks, social media searches, and criminal records. There are a number of potential tools for employers to use when determining whether to hire a candidate or not. In this session, participants will learn how to use these tools more effectively to hire the best talent and avoid liabilities.
In this session, participants will learn:
- The privacy law implications of different types of background checks, including reference checks, social media checks, criminal record checks, credit checks, and more.
- How human rights concerns can arise in these types of background checks.
Who Should Attend
All levels welcome.
Preston Parsons is an associate lawyer at Overholt Law and practices in the firm's core business of labour, employment, and human rights law. Preston takes great care in advising both employers and employees with an emphasis on taking proactive steps to avoid problems and disputes from arising wherever possible. Preston has experienced a wide breadth of legal practice and procedure and has appeared in both British Columbia Supreme Court and Provincial Court for employment litigation and advocacy, mediations, and more. He has also appeared at the BC Labour Relations Board, BC Human Rights Tribunal and in federal labour arbitration proceedings. He has summered, articled, and practiced in downtown Vancouver since 2009, first at a large regional firm and later at a boutique class action litigation form. He has worked on some of the largest and most complex legal cases in Canada, an experience which makes him well suited to the management of his clients' files.
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm: Login time
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Presentation
All login information will be sent to registrants via email the day prior to the session.
Early Bird Rate (until January 26th)
CPHR NS Members $65 plus 15% HST ($74.75)
Non-Member $95 plus 15% HST ($109.25)
CPHR NS Student Members $35 plus 15% HST ($40.25)
Price after January 26th
CPHR NS Members $85 plus 15% HST ($97.75)
Non-Member $115 plus 15% HST ($132.25)
CPHR NS Student Members $55 plus 15% HST ($63.25)
How to Register
Every person attending this webinar must be registered (and paid for) individually.
Registration for this webinar by clicking on the register for this event link above. All registrations must be online using the above link.
IMPORTANT: Registering someone other than yourself? If you are a member and are registering someone else to attend the event, DO NOT log into the site to register. If the other person is a member, they must log in using their own member ID and password and register that way. If the other person is not a member, do not log in, just register them from the public area of the website. Registrations must be done online.
The registration deadline is 12 noon on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Please note that registrations are not possible after online registration has closed.
Important note: Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar.
All log in information will be sent to registrants via email the day prior to the webinar session. If you do not receive the information the day before the session, please contact our office at (902) 446-3660 option 1.
Payment is due within 30 days of registration or by the registration deadline of February 1, 2018 (whichever is earlier). Payments may be made conveniently online by Visa/Mastercard at the time of registration or by cheque received by the registration deadline. Cheques must be received within 30 days of registration or by February 1 (whichever is earlier) by CPHR Nova Scotia at 84 Chain Lake Drive, Suite 103, Halifax, NS B3S 1A2. Registrations January 24th or later must be paid by Visa/MC at time of registration.
If paying online by Visa or Mastercard, you must have the billing address exactly as it appears on the credit card statement or the transaction will be declined. This is a security feature for your protection.
A full refund, less a $40+HST processing fee, will be issued for cancellations received in writing by January 25th at 12:00 noon. Those who make reservations and do not attend will still be required to pay for the full session fee. Cancellations received by CPHR Nova Scotia in writing by 12 noon on January 25, 2018 will only be charged the processing fee. Substitutions are permitted if received by February 2at 12:00 noon (for substitutions, the registrant must advise our office of their replacement in writing by 12 noon on February 2nd including the full name, email and phone number of the substitution). Member/non-member rates will be applied to the substitutions. This cancellation policy applies regardless of date of registration. Registrations after the cancellation deadline are non-refundable.
By registering, you agree to the Cancellation Policy.