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FSI Learning Explorations – What Families Need to Know When Hiring Respite Workers


Posted June 23, 2021

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Wednesday, June 23
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Family Support Institute of BC
  • 604-540-8374 x 521
  • jla@fsibc.com
  • Free

Join Caitlin Goodsell on June 23rd  for What Families Need to Know When Hiring Respite Workers.

Hiring a respite provider is not always as straightforward as it seems. In this session, we will explore the different ways of correctly hiring respite providers under the guidelines set out by the Canada Revenue Agency and Employment Standards. We will focus on when respite providers are classified as employees and when they are classified as contractors. We will also cover the obligations for both the families and staff under each type of relationship

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will have a greater understanding of when respite providers are considered employees and when they are considered contractors
  • Participants will understand their obligations when they are the employer of respite staff
  • Participants will have greater understanding of the legislative authorities that need to be considered when hiring respite staff

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Family Support Institute is excited to continue our free online workshops available to all families/individuals.  Take advantage of the chance to connect and learn together virtually in the safety and comfort of your home.

For more information please visit our Learning Explorations site

FSI Learning Explorations - What Families Need to Know When Hiring Respite Workers

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