HR policies
HR policies

Policies & Diligence

Helping you create simple employee handbooks and HR policies while keeping you up to date with the latest changes to employment standards with our monthly newsletter and full HR Audits.

Specializing in mergers and acquisitions with extensive experience in Canada and the US.   Experience with over 11 full scale mergers and acquisitions – we can partner with you to help you answer HR questions, people implications, change management, HRMS system integrations and sourcing, talent management, payroll, total rewards and more.

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HR Audit, Policies & Diligence

Oh…HR Audit! The often dreaded but critical aspect of your commitment to your people. Whether it is a full review of your current policies, help with creating a new policy or a full audit of your people governance practices we are here to help. Ensuring you have the necessary policies in place that are in line with the latest legislative requirements is your obligation to your people. Often overlooked due to time restrictions or lack of resources the impact of not having the right policies and practices in place can be costly.

We are here to help! We can conduct a full audit of your people practices and provide you with practical, simple and easy to implement solutions that will give you peace of mind.

We can help you with:

  • Review and recommend the most sensible people policies and practices for your business and industry
  • Legislative compliance audits
  • Policy review
  • Policy writing and implementation
  • Communication and action plans

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Pay Equity Compliance

Are you an employer in Ontario or Quebec? Are you aware of your obligation to meet the Provincial requirements for Pay Equity in your province? When was the last time you reviewed your pay practices to ensure that they met the legislated requirements for your province? Our compensation team has provided expert advice and analysis in the areas of Pay Equity and the almost legislated Pay Transparency to employers for over 10 years.

Let us partner with you to ensure you have the right tools in place for today and into the future.

We can help you with:

  • Review of your compensation policies and practices to ensure they protect against gender-based pay decisions
  • Provide recommendations on how to safeguard your compensation plans against future pay related biases
  • Practical advice on how to adjust any gender-based pay equity issues
  • Trusted expertise on designing plans that rule out unconscious pay related gender biases

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HR M&A Consulting and Advisory Services

The success of your M&A is highly dependant on two critical factors, diligence and project planning. From analyzing and designing benefits plans, payroll, HRMS systems, total rewards and sales compensation, getting it right can bridge the change barriers and provide employees with the confidence that they need to be successful starting on Day 1.

At True North HR we have extensive experience with both Canadian and US M&A’s and can assist you throughout the entire process, from analyzing the cost impact of people plans, understanding different labour laws to onboarding.

What we can help you with:

  • Project Management
  • Review of Payroll
  • Review of Benefits and Pension Plans
  • Review of Compensation, Sales Compensation and Executive Compensation Plans
  • Onboarding Plans

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Terminations and Layoffs

This is often the most dreaded part of HR and a decision that is never easy or comfortable. It is in these moments that the highest levels of dignity, respect and understanding must flourish.

At True North HR we are here to provide you with the guidance, support and advice that you need to help your employees with this challenging transition.

What we can help you with:

  • Trusted advice
  • Termination coaching
  • Outplacement recommendations
  • Value added support for you and your people

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