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Sep 1, 2015
Shooting of reporter, cameraman by former co-worker emphasizes importance of efforts to fight workplace violence

Sep 1, 2015
Worker says he feels harassed over his stance on Pride bus

Aug 31, 2015
Group pushes for mentorship programs and raising of awareness for making workplaces more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities

Aug 28, 2015
Christian man says he can't support homosexuality

Aug 27, 2015
Province creating leadership table on workplace violence prevention

Aug 24, 2015
Decision raises concerns over defence employee benefit claims

Aug 24, 2015
79 allegations of fraud out of 72,000 hires
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Aug 31, 2015
Social media company sets target for number of women in technology and leadership roles in wake of suit filed by female former employee

Aug 27, 2015
Follows inquiry into legality of such scheduling at 13 retailers

Aug 24, 2015
Home care workers hired through staffing agencies have been exempt from wage and overtime regulations

Aug 21, 2015
Groups contend company unfairly favouring tech specialists

Aug 18, 2015
Decision reverses prior Workers' Compensation Appeal Board decision

Jul 23, 2015
Result of overhaul of labour laws in 2012
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Employee’s claims supervisor threatened him were false and in bad faith in light of co-workers’ reports that nothing of the sort happened

When a single act of misconduct can be just cause for dismissal

Employee can’t resign from position without also resigning from employment, even if applying for job in another department: Arbitrator

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Next Issue: Sept. 2, 2015
Moments after Vester Flanagan was fired in 2013 from the Virginia station WDBJ, he handed a wooden cross to the news director and said, "You’ll need this," GM Jeff Marks says [ Transcript ]

Social Media: An organization’s best friend and worst enemy

Social media can’t be ignored but it can have a positive role for employers if approached effectively
Date: Sep 16, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Mitigation: How to Keep the Damage to a Minimum

When facing a demand for dismissal damages, it’s important to be familiar with a dismissed employee’s duty to limit those damages
Ashley Madison hack shows potential for employers to get drawn into ugly situations
Courts and tribunals are becoming more aggressive in penalizing egregious behaviour on the part of employers