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Employer puts end to union representative's harassment

Union unsuccessfully tried to stop worker’s intimidation and harassment internally

School board ordered to reinstate teacher acquitted of sexual assault charges

Teacher was fired after school board felt there was enough evidence to show inappropriate behaviour, but arbitrator found former student’s account was flawed

Employee sent packing after pre-planned trip while off sick

Worker made trip arrangements after using up his vacation time, then asked his doctor for note giving him time off for stress during trip dates

Employee wrongfully dismissed for social media postings

International organization had serious concerns over employee’s social media use and attitude but never officially warned her until her dismissal

Getting up to speed on human rights

Two Ontario cases showcase possible trends in human rights decisions employers need to be aware of going into 2015

Addicted worker’s breach of last chance agreement not the end

Keeping worker employed in safety sensitive position would be undue hardship, but there were other possibilities for worker after multiple relapses

Worker’s holdout for ‘perfect’ accommodation fails

Employee’s refusal of accommodation options not a failure of employer to accommodate: Adjudicator
Target will abandon its ill-fated expansion into Canada less than two years after its launch — hopes to give employees minimum 16-week packages. Katharine Jackson reports

Accommodation and Attendance Management

Learn best practices for managing employee absences and accommodating when necessary
Date: Mar 18, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: $69

Accommodating Disability in the Workplace: The Trials and Tribulations

Know the right questions to ask and the best practices for the sensitive task of accommodating employee disability
If an employee thinks she didn't do anything wrong, handing out discipline could end up causing more problems
A look at some of the common mistakes made by workers when they're dismissed