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Aug 28, 2014
Factors such as importance of position, age of employee and scarcity of similar work raise reasonable notice requirement

Aug 27, 2014
Charges against 2 companies and 3 individuals include failure to co-operate with investigation along with fire safety precautions

Aug 25, 2014
A review of two cases in the past year that have defined the requirement for employers to accommodate family status

Aug 21, 2014
Churches and other employers must be cautious when relying on internal procedures to dismiss individuals

Aug 19, 2014
Guards suspended for up to 25 days without pay

Aug 19, 2014
Union ordered to develop policy around workplace bullying

Aug 15, 2014
Decision could have implications for Canadian franchisors potentially liable for employment practices of franchisees
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Aug 26, 2014
Workers complained of lack of water in hot conditions and poor housing

Aug 22, 2014
Marine park was found to have violated workplace safety law after trainer pulled underwater by killer whale

Aug 6, 2014
Woman tweeted pics to 11,000 followers, didn't think she'd broken any rules

Jul 31, 2014
Nurse claiming mental and emotional distress led to medical issues because she didn't know for sure drill wasn't real

Jun 26, 2014
Woman claimed stress of daily commute made her anxiety and depression worse but she was fired when she demanded flexible hours

Jun 19, 2014
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Next Issue: September 3, 2014
Neena Gupta, a lawyer with Gowlings in Kitchener, Ont., discusses the impact Canada's aging workforce will have on employers.

Mobile Device Management - Finding the Program That Fits

Balance the benefits with the legal obligations of employees using mobile devices for work
Date: Sep 4, 2014
Time: 12 — 1 pm ET
Cost: $69

The Independent Contractor — All That Glitters is not Gold

Using independent contractors has its benefits for employers. Know how to manage the legal risk that comes with this practice so your organization can take full advantage
Employers must take reasonable precautions to prevent workplace violence, but should they be liable for things beyond their control?
Never assume you have the right to temporarily lay an employee off