Developing Your Employee Handbook

Because payroll practitioners are increasingly wearing multiple hats, they may even be expected to take the lead on developing, revising and updating their organization's employee handbook. Whatever the level of your involvement, this workshop will provide a comprehensive, hands-on review of how employment policies are drafted, revised and enforced. You will also be able to recognize some of the potential legal pitfalls that go along with developing an employee handbook.

AVAILABLE: Online

Employment Standards

Get a comprehensive, plain-language review of employment standards federally and by jurisdiction to help you stay compliant and avoid litigation. Hands-on exercises cover hours of work, public holidays, paid and unpaid leaves, vacation, termination and records retention.

Excel Training for Payroll Professionals

Enhance your Excel skills, increase your productivity and improve the accuracy of your reports to ensure compliance with the various government requirements. Learn through hands-on, interactive exercises tailored to the roles and responsibilities of payroll professionals, and explore Excel tips and tricks to make everyday activities and reporting more efficient.

AVAILABLE: Online

Learning Payroll I

An introduction to the payroll function designed for new staff with no or limited exposure to payroll, or those returning to payroll after a break. Learn about processing and reporting requirements, and the payroll practitioner's key role in statutory withholding and remittance.

AVAILABLE: Online

Learning Payroll II

Expand on the concepts from Learning Payroll I by exploring more complex processes and government requirements. This interactive, exercise-based seminar covers the fundamentals of taxable earnings, allowances and benefits, terminations and garnishments.

AVAILABLE: Online

Payroll Accounting: Basic Principles

Practical examples and exercises give you the knowledge and skills required to excel at your payroll accounting responsibilities throughout the accounting cycle, including journal entries, accruals, reversals, reconciliations and more.

AVAILABLE: Online

Payroll Essentials for Accounting & HR Professionals

This online professional development seminar is designed for accounting and human resource professionals who oversee payroll. It will provide a high-level introduction of the payroll function and participants will learn about processing and reporting requirements, and payroll practitioners' responsibilities specific to government statutory withholding and remittance.

Payroll Issues in US State Jurisdictions (Multi-State) - 4 Parts

This webinar is presented in cooperation with The American Payroll Association. This webinar series will provide you with the information necessary to maintain compliance in every state in which you pay employees. Learn how the states are impacted by the federal tax reform law, including which version of the IRC the state follows. Presented as a four-session webinar, it covers state income tax withholding issues, creditor garnishment withholding orders, residency determinations, fringe benefits issues, and much more.

AVAILABLE: Online

Payroll System Selection & Implementation

Tackle the challenges of selecting and implementing a new payroll system to fit your organization's needs.  Learn how to: develop a current situation analysis to identify the requirements of a new system; organize and develop a system implementation plan (including user training) and manage the support and enhancements required when implementing a new system. Presented in association with the American Payroll Association.
 

AVAILABLE: Online

Managing Garnishments

Designed to provide a complete overview of the legislation, policies and processes governing garnishments (including both federal and provincial), family support, maintenance orders and wage assignments; and their impact on the payroll process.

 

AVAILABLE: Online

Quebec Labor Standards and CNESST Requirements

This seminar provides a comprehensive introduction to the standards of employment within Quebec. It includes an overview of key areas including: hours of work, holidays, leaves, paid and unpaid leaves, vacations, terminations, records retention, CNESST requirements and labour standards concerning pay equity and harassment.

AVAILABLE: Online

Taxable Benefits & Allowances

Avoid government audits. Know the rules on the more than 40 common taxable benefits and allowances included in employment income, such as automobile allowances, loan and stock options, gift cards, and more. Make sure your employer is accurately withholding, remitting and complying with year-end reporting requirements.

PREREQUISITES: None
AVAILABLE: Online

Terminations

Minimize termination liability and cost while complying with legislation. This seminar equips you with the tools you need to successfully administer, supervise and oversee a termination of employment – including employment/labour standards, human resources issues, types of payments, retiring allowances and the Record of Employment.

AVAILABLE: Online

U.S. Garnishments Forum

A detailed overview of both federal and state garnishment laws and their impact on the payroll process.

AVAILABLE: Online

Quebec Labour Standards

This online professional development seminar (taken over three modules) will provide a comprehensive introduction to the standards of employment within Quebec. It includes an overview of key areas including: hours of work, holidays, leaves, paid and unpaid leaves, vacations, terminations and records retention.

PREREQUISITES: None
AVAILABLE: Online

Workers’ Compensation: Payroll’s Responsibility

Gain a better understanding and improve your organization’s administration of workers’ compensation in each jurisdiction from a payroll perspective. This three-part online seminar covers the key elements of the process, including calculating premiums, reconciling and reporting payments, and filing annual returns.

AVAILABLE: Online

Introduction to Federal Year-end

Designed for early-career payroll practitioners preparing year-end for the first time and for payroll professionals, accountants and managers who need a refresher on the year-end process – including reconciliation, filing, balancing, slip preparation, reporting and legislative requirements.

AVAILABLE: Online

Introduction to Quebec Year-end

A foundational course designed for payroll practitioners preparing year-end for the first time or for payroll professionals, accountants and managers who need a refresher on the year-end process, specific to Quebec.

AVAILABLE: Online

Year-End & New Year Requirements - All Four Segments

The Complete Year-end & New Year Requirements Seminar – 4-segment package

Can't make it to year-end training? Let us come to your office…virtually. Join the Canadian Payroll Association for the online professional development seminar, Year-end and New Year Requirements. This seminar is an essential part of the year-end process for anyone responsible for a Canadian payroll.

Each segment will be delivered online by Subject Matter Experts from the Canadian Payroll Association.

PREREQUISITES: None
AVAILABLE: Online

Year-End & New Year Requirements - Segment 1

Federal Updates

Segment 1 only includes the Federal updates portion of year end. For full year-end training choose the 4-segment package.

PREREQUISITES: None
AVAILABLE: Online

Year-End & New Year Requirements - Segment 2

2019 and 2020 Jurisdictional Changes & Reporting

Segment 2 only includes the 2019 and 2020 jurisdictional changes and reporting portion of year end. For full year-end training choose the 4-segment package.

PREREQUISITES: None
AVAILABLE: Online

Year-End & New Year Requirements - Segment 3

Federal Year-end Reporting

Segment 3 only includes the federal year-end reporting portion of year end. For full year-end training choose the 4-segment package.

PREREQUISITES: None
AVAILABLE: Online

Year-End & New Year Requirements - Segment 4

Quebec Legislative Updates and Year-end Reporting

Segment 4 only includes the Quebec legislative updates and year-end reporting portion of year end. For full year-end training choose the 4-segment package.

PREREQUISITES: None
AVAILABLE: Online