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Employer too suspicious of medical leave following rejection of vacation request

Confusion over vacation request led to stress and anxiety for mine worker; worker observed doing landscape work while on medical leave for stress

Preparing for the aging workforce

No mandatory retirement and an aging population means employers must adapt to having older workers

Disabled employee fired for misleading employer

Difference between the way worker carried herself at work and that observed outside of work was like ‘night and day’

Foreign workers denied medical coverage after status expires

Coverage of foreign workers not meant to extend past end of work permits: Court

Accommodating employee disability — It’s not all that painful

Employers must comply with both human rights and workers’ compensation legislation, but keeping it simple will make accommodation that much easier

CIBC wrongfully dismissed financial advisor in bad faith: Court

Bank’s sketchy discipline decisions and poor investigation of alleged misconduct led to bad faith dismissal

Making a contract stick

Employment contracts are important tools for regulating the employment relationship — if properly drafted
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

Hiring Smart - How to Get the Best Talent and Keep It

Learn best practices for attracting the best people to your organization and avoiding liability
Date: Sep 24, 2014
Time: 12 — 1 pm ET
Cost: $69

Conducting an Effective Workplace Investigation

An investigation can be an effective tool or a significant liability for an employer. Learn best practices on conducting proper investigations
It’s a good time to review family status accommodation obligations for employers
Ontario Human Rights Commission policy on mental health accommodation addresses questions on employer's right to medical documentation