Lunch & Learn On The Employment Act 2000

June 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, June 15, the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce will host the first of a two-part series of Lunch & Learns for Human Resource Professionals to learn about important updates to Employment Act 2000.

A spokesperson said, “The Employment Amendment Act 2021 outlines various updates to the Employment Act 2000. Amendments include [but are not limited to] a notable Sexual Harassment and Bullying section which were required to be added to all existing employee handbooks by June 1st 2021.

“The first webinar will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, June 15th at 12:30pm and will feature Gabrielle Cann, Labour Relations Manager at the Ministry of Labour. The topic of this discussion will be the mandatory changes to the Employment Act 2000 and tips for updating your company’s employee handbook and future employment contracts.

“The second part of the series will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, June 29th at 12:30pm and will feature both Kelly Francis, President & Senior Consultant and Annette Eve, Training & Policy Officer from Performance Solutions where they will give Human Resource professionals a deeper understanding of how to identify and address sexual harassment and bullying in the workplace.

“Both courses are designed and geared towards mid to senior level Human Resources professionals and those involved in updating their company’s employee handbook and/or employee contracts.”

Kendaree Burgess, The Chamber’s Chief Executive Officer states; “Workplace sexual harassment and bullying are critical discussion points for anyone running a business in 2021. Many of our members have expressed an interest in learning more from industry experts about these topics.

“We have brought in three of the industries key players to educate the business community on this important area of Labour Legislation and its practical applications. The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping local businesses thrive; connecting them with industry experts is just one step in doing so.”

“Course fees are: $25 for members of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, and $50 for non- members. To register, visit The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce website at www.bermudachamber.bm. For more information email ndyer@bcc.bm.”

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