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Ontario’s new creed

Changes to the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s policy on creed mean even bigger changes for Ontario employers

A workplace disrupted: Dealing with the aftermath

Formal workplace restoration following a disruptive workplace incident is the flip side of dealing with employment law issues

‘Vaccinate or mask’ policy found to be unreasonable

Risk to patients not proven enough to trump employee privacy: Arbitrator

Local office’s jean and shorts ban clotheslined

Overall company policy allowed employees to use their judgment for appropriate attire at work; local managers didn’t have authority to impose their own bans

It’s never okay — Preventing violence and harassment in the workplace

The battle against workplace harassment and violence is heating up — on the news, in the courts and in legislatures

Drafting restrictive covenants and making them stick

It can be an uphill battle for employers trying to protect their business interests when employees leave, but enforceable restrictive covenants are doable

The good fight against workplace bullies

4 strategies to help mitigate the risk to employers posed by workplace bullying and harassment
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

Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

Determine if testing is appropriate for your workplace and how to go about it
Date: Feb 24, 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
Workplace policies against misconduct are good to have but they’re no good if employees aren’t aware of them
Recent decision not entirely consistent with previous case law