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Sep 30, 2014
Request for counsellor to improve her English not discriminatory: Court

Sep 26, 2014
Employee planning on retiring may not be looking to mitigate damages from dismissal by looking for work

Sep 25, 2014
Permanent bans from program are being considered along with terms longer than current 2-year maximum

Sep 24, 2014
Employer did not breach safety-reprisal settlement when it dismissed employee after harassment investigation: Board

Sep 4, 2014
Employer still obligated to provide notice if it wants to terminate before resignation date: Court

Aug 28, 2014
Factors such as importance of position, age of employee and scarcity of similar work raise reasonable notice requirement

Aug 25, 2014
A review of two cases in the past year that have defined the requirement for employers to accommodate family status
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Sep 23, 2014
Company required additional paperwork from permanent resident employees vs. those who were U.S. citizens, contrary to immigration law

Sep 10, 2014
Michigan firing latest in series of controversial dismissals of gay staff at Catholic schools

Sep 8, 2014
Woman's death while sleeping in car between shifts at three differend doughnut stores highlights demands for higher minimum wage

Aug 6, 2014
Woman tweeted pics to 11,000 followers, didn't think she'd broken any rules

Jul 31, 2014
Nurse claiming mental and emotional distress led to medical issues because she didn't know for sure drill wasn't real

Jun 26, 2014
Woman claimed stress of daily commute made her anxiety and depression worse but she was fired when she demanded flexible hours
Current Issue
It’s not as easy for foreign workers and their employers to avoid the LMO process by claiming specialized skills

Medical marijuana creates a buzz for employers

Worker was fired after failure to return to work at end of leave; employer’s denial of extension request was unreasonable: Board

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Next Issue: October 1, 2014
Neena Gupta, a lawyer with Gowlings in Kitchener, Ont., discusses the impact Canada's aging workforce will have on employers.

Choosing the Right Employment Relationship

Know your options and make informed business decisions when hiring new workers
Date: Oct 2, 2014
Time: 12 — 1 pm ET
Cost: $69

Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

Learn and follow best practices when handling employee mental health issues to make accommodation as easy as possible on both the employee and your organization
Date: Oct 14, 2014
Time: 12 — 1 pm ET
Cost: $69

Mobile Device Management - Finding the Program That Fits

Balance the benefits with the legal obligations of employees using mobile devices for work
Number of temporary foreign worker applications by employers nosedives after changes
Legitimate intentions not always the right answer