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Waiting to accept employee’s resignation

How much of a cooling off period is necessary before accepting a resignation?

Enforcing zero tolerance policies

If employees have sufficient warning of the consequences of certain misconduct, can they be automatically dismissed if they're guilty of it?

Terminating new hire before she starts the job

Obligations when there's an employment agreement in place but no service yet

Employees working alone

Employer obligations for the safety of employees on their own

Announcing a change to the job that doesn’t happen

Failure to follow through may not necessarily prevent constructive dismissal

When suspicions are justified

Employee's misconduct caught after previous instances where guilty party couldn't be proven

Mandatory business trips

Entitlement to compensation for trips not normally part of the job
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Social Media: An organization’s best friend and worst enemy

Social media can’t be ignored but it can have a positive role for employers if approached effectively
Date: Sep 16, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Mitigation: How to Keep the Damage to a Minimum

When facing a demand for dismissal damages, it’s important to be familiar with a dismissed employee’s duty to limit those damages
Ashley Madison hack shows potential for employers to get drawn into ugly situations
Courts and tribunals are becoming more aggressive in penalizing egregious behaviour on the part of employers