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May 25, 2016
Must also pay $22,000 in restitution to 13 workers

May 24, 2016
Worker killed when lifting device fell on him; worker was alone at the time

May 24, 2016
'Impact goes well beyond this one individual': Commission

May 19, 2016
Says new arbitration panel should review company's plan

May 18, 2016
Can use washroom of their choice

May 18, 2016
Former associate seeking $1 million in damages

May 17, 2016
Legislation concerns gender identity, expression
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
May 24, 2016
Suit alleges company's payroll software undercalculated wages at 10 New York stores by more than half-a-million dollars

May 18, 2016
Changes address controversy over managerial exemption from overtime pay

May 2, 2016
First major U.S. city to commit to such a high basic wage

Apr 12, 2016
Prohibits anti-discrimination protections

Apr 4, 2016
Walmart judgment concerns treatment of workers

Apr 4, 2016
Earn less than minimum wage, lack legal rights
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Employer’s application to Temporary Foreign Worker Program denied after interpretations of the 2014 changes made its application incomplete

Applied research director given opportunity to create own position, but it was significantly less in scope and influence

Comment and gesture made in frustration; not every inappropriate comment is harassment under employer’s policy: Arbitrator

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Next Issue: June 22, 2016
Lyndsay Wasser, co-chair of the privacy group at McMillan LLP, sat down with Canadian HR Reporter to discuss pitfalls and benefits of using social media to conduct background checks during the recruitment process. Liz Foster reports

Harassment Investigations

Practical tips on conducting a legally sound investigation from beginning to end
Date: Jun 1, 2016
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

What Employers Need to Know Today About Harassment in the Workplace

Lessons learned from high-profile cases to implement a culture of respect in your organization
Date: Jun 16, 2016
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Employee Off-Duty Conduct – Protecting the Workplace

The off-duty conduct of employees is a hot issue for employers right now. Here’s what your organization can do to protect itself
‘Elbowgate’ incident in Parliament shows need for workplace violence awareness everywhere
The nature of circumstances that need to be accommodated continues to grow