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Oct 8, 2015
Employee had been warned before but employer hadn't followed through, allowing employee to believe that would continue

Oct 7, 2015
Trudeau, Harper promise extended parental leave, option to stretch leave to 18 months

Oct 6, 2015
Appeal Court cites 'unusual circumstances'

Oct 6, 2015
Employee didn't reveal any confidential information and company's reputation wasn't affected by private messages: Court

Oct 1, 2015
Employer didn't allow cooling-off period after stressed employee's angry walk-out

Oct 1, 2015
Trial set for February

Sep 21, 2015
Recent B.C. case illustrates limits for employers
Oct 8, 2015
Worst U.S. mine disaster in 4 decades

Oct 8, 2015
Worst U.S. mine disaster in four decades

Oct 8, 2015
Attorney General's office sent letters to 13 major retailers regarding scheduling practice

Oct 5, 2015
Decision protects free speech related to employees' jobs 'on certain matters of public interest'

Sep 28, 2015
Debate sparked following court decision

Sep 21, 2015
Payments average C$300,000 per worker
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Provision calling for salary paid in event of termination neglected to include car allowance and benefits

Worker’s failure to demonstrate intention to return home results in exclusion order

Comments harmed company’s reputation and relationship, but worker had a good record and was remorseful afterwards

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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 ]

Preventing Bullying and Violence in the Workplace: 5 Key Strategies for Employers

Practical strategies to help mitigate the legal and bottom-line risks associated withe workplace violence and bullying
Date: Oct 29, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Is There a Better Way? When Investigations Aren’t the Answer

Solving a workplace problem without resorting to an investigation can sometimes be the way to go – if it’s the right circumstances
Date: Nov 10, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

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
Employees with disabilities can be dismissed if there’s just cause and not discrimination
Atypical Ontario case looks at employer considerations