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CASE IN POINT

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

Taking a stand against workplace bullies

Fighting workplace bullying is more of a challenge — and more of a priority — with more ways for bullying to happen

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
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

Managing the Difficult Employee

Many HR professionals and managers must face dealing with those employees who are hard to manage. Make sure you’re up to the task!
Date: Jan 28, 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
Employers can feel the squeeze between the rights of the accused and the need to protect potential victims – especially if children are involved
B.C. case a helpful reminder for employers on how to strengthen a case for summary dismissal