Law For Nonprofits conducts legal workshops for representatives of non profits and charities as part of its public legal education goals. The Legal Pitfalls series helps participants to identify and address potential legal issues that may arise in a variety of situations common to non-profits and charities. The Legal Pitfalls series has been funded by the City of Vancouver Social Responsibility Fund.
THE NEW SOCIETY ACT: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Everything you need to know about the new Society Act. The objective of the workshop is to help participants to learn what they need to know to transition effectively under the new Act.
CONTRACTS 101: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Is a contract the same as an agreement? Can you rely on emails and text messages to create a contract? How do you get out of a contract you have signed? Here's your chance to find out how to read the day to day contracts non profits enter into from photocopiers to caterers, insurance and even contractors. This workshop provides foundation knowledge and capacity to identify, plan for, and respond to legal issues and avoid pitfalls.
EMPLOYMENT & HUMAN RIGHTS 101: AVOIDING EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS PITFALLS
What are the legal differences between an employee and an independent contractor? What are an organization's responsibilities when hiring or terminating an employee? It can be difficult to know when legal advice is needed or what type of guidance is required to properly address an issue. This workshopprovides foundation knowledge and capacity to identify, plan for, and respond to legal issues that can arise.