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We’re Teaming up with Meraki to Offer you Speed Networking!

First, learn all about the Art of Authentic Networking, then put your new skills to work in a mini-speed networking session. Lastly, Happy Hour! We’re only selling 35 tickets to this. To find out more check out our Events Page! November 29th, 2017 5:00 p.m. Doors Open 5:30 p.m. Speaker: Andrew Mozier presents “The Art of Authentic Networking” 6:20 p.m. Speed Networking begins 7:00-9:00 p.m. Happy Hour ( Free entry after 7 p.m.)
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Bill 148 Webinar

Join the Webinar! November 2nd 9:30 a.m. MNP and the OCC will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, November 2 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. to discuss the handbook and go into further detail about the full slate of changes Bill 148 will implement. Join the webinar to learn more, click here to register!   https://tinyurl.com/y8ypf8we
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Bill 148 Handbook issued by the Chamber network

  The Smiths Falls and District Chamber of Commerce, alongside the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and management-consulting firm, MNP, have released a comprehensive handbook (Steering Through Change) to help Ontario businesses navigate the new costs and regulations associated with Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act. The handbook provides a summary of the incoming changes, outlines the potential risks to business, and identifies strategies to help mitigate the impact. From substantial increases to the minimum wage, new scheduling provisions, reforms to the collective bargaining process and dozens of other changes, Bill 148 will present many challenges for employers.
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