Fitzgerald and Law (F&L) provide proactive professional advice and services to overseas headquartered international companies seeking to globalise their businesses. Services include Accounting, Taxation, HR, Payroll, Benefits, Expatriate Tax, Legal and IT in the UK, the US and most of the world. With offices in Central London and San Francisco and affiliates around the globe, we work as one multidisciplinary team, providing tailored solutions to specific challenges and integrated service support packages to effectively outsource all aspects of the business process.
The HR offering at F&L is designed to allow US and Canadian based payroll professionals to concentrate on their core areas of activity – covering all aspects of Benefits, Payroll, HR and Expatriate Management.
*NOTE: This webcast does not qualify for HRCI or IHR credits
Nearly every week there is news of Independent Contractor misclassification and other "gray area" errors that are resulting in companies primarily (for now) in the US to pay enormous fines and in some extreme cases even serve jail time. This session will review some of these cases and, more importantly, lay out strategy and specific things you should be doing now to prepare for the inevitable audit from the CRA and other government and regulatory bodies of Canada. Having seen links to US and Canada business and government actions in the past, we will also show why now is the time for companies here in Canada to be aware of these potential risks and exposures while proactively working to mitigate them.
This session takes a holistic view of guiding Human Resource leaders through strategically integrating independent contractors into their overall talent mix. From developing a centralized contract talent acquisition program to ensuring standardized contract worker vetting and engagement models, Jeff Nugent and Sean Ford will discuss industry leading practices that will demonstrate how Human Resource professionals can gain control of their contract workforce while ensuring the workers are legally compliant with current contract employment and tax legislation. The benefits of having visibility into this growing segment of the workforce employers are elimination employment and tax law risks, streamline the process and save tons of money on contract worker spend and staffing agency fees.
Have you ever struggled to identify qualifying FMLA leaves and questioned how to respond appropriately? Recent high profile FMLA cases have demonstrated the dangers of violating the Act, with outcomes ranging from multi-million dollar settlements to managers and supervisors being held personally liable for paying damages. For this reason alone, employers should increase their efforts to understand the FMLA and be able to determine when it applies. This session will provide an in depth overview of FMLA, how to avoid common mistakes, and will offer attendees a structured approach to address leave compliance. With this knowledge attendees will be better equipped to navigate the complexities of FMLA and support their organization's compliance efforts.
Do you know where 25% of your workforce is right now? The use of all types of non-employee workers (temps, consultants, service providers, etc.) is continually and rapidly increasing. These workers present unique compliance needs and risks and require a flexible system of record to track all types of non-employee workers, across global suppliers. Join this webinar to hear “real world” case studies of global 200 firms who have faced these challenges too – and found a quick, efficient and cost-effective solution. Find out how what happened when the CEO of a global financial services firm asked why, if they had 22,000 employees, the company had real estate with 40,000 work locations?
According to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) the government is striving to achieve an accessible Ontario by 2025. In order to eliminate discrimination organizations are required to comply with a variety of Accessibility Standards.
Participants will be introduced to the Customer Service Accessibility Standard and the requirements necessary to achieve compliance.
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are growing in popularity as an outsourced model that brings industry expertise and a consultative approach to help clients manage their contingent workforce. In saying that many companies with a solid internal talent acquisition organization have the ability to "insource" the process of hiring and administering their contract workforce.
In this session Jeff Nugent, the founder and managing director of Contingent Workforce Solutions will discuss:
•Industry leading program component utilization
•The pros and cons of outsourcing a contract worker program to a 3rd party Managed Service Provider
•The strategic benefits of keeping the management of contract worker programs inhouse