Human Resources is responsible for the effective management of all aspects of the corporate Human Resources function. Particular emphasis is on the managing and facilitating of effective labour relations within the Corporation. This includes negotiating and administering collective agreements with five City bargaining units, and providing labour relations services to the Police Services Board.
Other critical areas of responsibility include health and safety initiatives, employee compensation, training, development, recruitment, and the development of corporate policies and procedures. Human Resources must also ensure that the City is in compliance with employment related legislation.
Other areas of interest to the public:
Human Resources Development Canada - Information related to Employment Insurance benefits for Pregnancy Leave, Parental Leave, and Sick Leave benefits, as well as the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security Act and the Canada Labour Code is available on this web site.
Ontario Ministry of Labour - Information related to the Employment Standards Act, the Occupational Health & Safety Act, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (formerly the Workers’ Compensation Board) may be found at this website, along with further links to the Ontario Ministry of Health and the Ontario Human Rights Commission.