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Bus driver given another chance after multiple suspensions

Employee sent letter after termination acknowledging his misconduct and vowing to be better if given another chance

Navigating Ontario’s new leaves of absence

Three new types of job-protected leave brings total to 10 in Ontario; more help for employees means more work for employers managing absenteeism

Major changes for specialized knowledge workers

It’s not as easy for foreign workers and their employers to avoid the LMO process by claiming specialized skills

Employment contract bars unjust dismissal complaint

Termination clause specified Canada Labour Code minimums — which employer fulfilled — and employee had no evidence of unjust dismissal factors

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’
Neena Gupta, a lawyer with Gowlings in Kitchener, Ont., discusses the impact Canada's aging workforce will have on employers.

Demographic Doom or Experience Boon: Managing an Aging Workforce

Best practices in managing older workers and generational diversity will prepare your organization for the demographic shift of an aging population
Date: Oct 29, 2014
Time: 12 — 1 pm ET
Cost: $69

How to Get the Best Talent and Keep It: A Guide for Employers

Learn best practices for attracting the best people to your organization and avoiding liability
Eliminating the difference between claims for mental stress and physical injuries
It's important to celebrate more than just 1 religion in the workplace