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Changes cause headaches for foreign worker application

Employer’s application to Temporary Foreign Worker Program denied after interpretations of the 2014 changes made its application incomplete

Taking the 'high' road

Alberta Court of Appeal clarifies enforcement of workplace drug and alcohol policies

Nurse fired after trying to hide restriction on treating patients

Nurse not allowed to be alone with female patients following sexual assault charge, but followed bad advice in trying to manage it himself

Back to compliance basics

5 Employment Standards Act compliance traps that commonly create risks

Employee assaults co-worker, gets $25,000 and reinstatement

Employer failed to consider evidence of medical condition that may have played a role in violent incident in the workplace

I showed up to work, where’s my parade?

How employers can legally motivate employees who are resolute in their unproductivity

Post-incident testing for serious incidents only

Employer had right to order employee to take post-incident drug and alcohol tests — but not for a minor incident where drug and alcohol use can be easily ruled out
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