Alberta Tag

21 Feb How Bill 17 Will Affect You

Many businesses are unaware of how the recent introduction of Bill 17 in Alberta will impact their business, their benefits, and compensation for all employees. The Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act came in to effect 1 Jan 2018 with the intention of modernizing provincial workplace...

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21 Feb Duty to Accommodate, Made Easy

During Vital Partners’ recent panel discussion on Disability Management, panelists Jill Wilkie of Miller Thompson, Carol Laisnez of Dynamic Insight Corp., and Alannah Turner of Salopek Associates Inc considered duty to accommodate and provided examples of how these manifest in the workplace. Under Human Rights Legislation,...

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14 Nov New Dental Fee Guide for Alberta

You may have heard that the Alberta Dental Association and College (ADAC) recently released its first new Dental Fee Guide since 1997. The ADAC fee guide and details can be found here: Alberta Dental Association and College Dental Fee Guide How will this affect benefit plans? This...

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07 Sep In the News: HUMANCapital Magazine, Fall 2017

Vital Partners Co-Principal has contributed an article to the Fall 2017 issue of HUMANCapital Magazine, the official publication of CPHR Alberta. This issue focuses on the multi-generational workplace, and Andrea's article, entitled "One Size Might Not Fit All in a Multi-Generational Workplace," discusses what employers can...

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20 Mar In the News: Alberta Venture, March 20, 2017

Alberta Venture, Alberta's number one business magazine, wrote about workplace mental health initiatives in the province. Among the experts they interviewed was Vital Partners principal, Andrea Shandro. Here's an excerpt from the article, which was published on March 20, 2017: Shandro works with small businesses and entrepreneurs to...

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25 Aug In the News: Capital Ideas Calgary, August 25, 2016

Vital Partners Co-Principal Jennifer Kirby is in this week's edition of Capital Ideas Calgary. Jennifer answered the question: 'What helps you to work on your business and not just in your business?' Here's part of Jennifer's answer: Quarterly and annual strategic planning meetings are key for our...

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