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Oct 31, 2014
Mandatory performance appraisals recommended

Oct 30, 2014
Arbitrator rules teacher should be on paid suspension or given other duties outside classroom; incident not related to his school or students

Oct 30, 2014
Attempt to seek $55 million in damages 'ridiculous'

Oct 27, 2014
Ghomeshi says he was fired because CBC thought his sex life was 'unbecoming' of the public broadcaster

Oct 23, 2014
Reasonable notice should be bridge to full pension if dismissed employee is close to eligibility: Ontario court

Oct 20, 2014
Labour minister will only step in if employers' internal investigations fail to resolve work refusal issue

Oct 9, 2014
A terminated employee who is older may have a reduced duty to mitigate damages from dismissal
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Oct 24, 2014
Company says it 'overlooked' U.S. labour laws; must pay more than $43,000 in back wages

Oct 23, 2014
9 workers have have come forward with allegations of racial harassment

Oct 23, 2014
Camel says cigarettes, cigars and pipes no longer permitted at desks, offices and conference rooms

Oct 8, 2014
Employee argue security process is part of the job and they should be paid for time spent going through it

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
Current Issue
Fighting workplace bullying is more of a challenge — and more of a priority — with more ways for bullying to happen

Insults, insubordinate behaviour gave just cause to terminate executive's contract before its end date: Court

New owner felt server didn’t fit with sports bar's new image and tried to get her to quit: Human Rights Tribunal

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Next Issue: November 12, 2014
Neena Gupta, a lawyer with Gowlings in Kitchener, Ont., discusses the impact Canada's aging workforce will have on employers.

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