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Jan 22, 2015
Notes for labour minister were changed on same day as bill to protect unpaid interns introduced to parliament

Jan 19, 2015
Employee claimed she was injured typing fake profiles

Jan 16, 2015
6-1 ruling gives federal government a year to create new labour relations scheme

Jan 15, 2015
Owner denied making comments about employee's sexual orientation and practices, but employee's claims were more believable to commission

Jan 14, 2015
Alberta human rights decision highlights employer’s responsibility to accommodate childcare obligations as family status

Dec 11, 2014
Spells out unacceptable behaviour, how to handle complaints

Dec 2, 2014
Two Toronto firefighters caught making derogatory comments on their Twitter feeds; multiple instances served as just cause to dismiss one, isolated incident not cause for other
Jan 23, 2015
15 African-American employees fired after white workers were hired file complaint against franchisee and corporation

Jan 19, 2015
Firefighter killed after getting too close to power line during challenge with marching band

Jan 14, 2015
Companies say workers took too long to sue

Jan 14, 2015
Military called her a threat to its reputation, says complainant

Jan 13, 2015
Owner of factory gets more than 8 years in jail; smuggling of cheap Chinese workers a problem for Italy

Jan 13, 2015
Would consider gains from fraud, not financial losses caused by fraud
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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 kept changing date and couldn’t provide details of alleged knife incident with co-worker with whom he had past altercations

Workplace was full of gossip and rumours; employer relied on hearsay to determine worker was responsible

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Next Issue: February 4, 2015
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
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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