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Aug 21, 2014
Churches and other employers must be cautious when relying on internal procedures to dismiss individuals

Aug 19, 2014
Guards suspended for up to 25 days without pay

Aug 19, 2014
Union ordered to develop policy around workplace bullying

Aug 18, 2014
Releases documents showing workers underpaid

Aug 15, 2014
Decision could have implications for Canadian franchisors potentially liable for employment practices of franchisees

Aug 14, 2014
Lawyer says settlement will cost bank up to $95 million – a number the bank disputes

Aug 12, 2014
Biracial employee faced unfair treatment at Black Educators Association for not being 'black enough'
Aug 22, 2014
Marine park was found to have violated workplace safety law after trainer pulled underwater by killer whale

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

Jun 19, 2014
Could help with government corruption cases

Jun 11, 2014
Anger over lack of rules for coal mining industry in wake of mine fire that killed 301
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