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Sep 3, 2015
Labour activists pushing for elimination of on-call shifts

Sep 2, 2015
Only province to exclude farm employees from coverage

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
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Sep 2, 2015
Previously could escape criminal prosecution if drunk on the job

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
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Employee’s insubordination and alteration of confidential information enough to bypass progressive disciplinary process

Releases are usually the final word, so both employers and employees should make sure they’re prepared to live with it

Worker’s refusal to participate in accommodation process left employer with no choice but to dismiss him

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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
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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