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Apr 1, 2015
Deadline will likely force many workers underground: MP

Mar 31, 2015
Workplace violence doesn't have to involve full-out phyical fighting: Arbitrator

Mar 30, 2015
Municipality secretly installed surveillance software

Mar 25, 2015
Seafood companies concerned over shortage of workers; number of foreign workers ifor 2015 fishing season estimated to be 25% lower

Mar 23, 2015
Small border crossings must implement camera systems to prevent hazards

Mar 20, 2015
Premier hopes to 'reset table' with unions

Mar 20, 2015
Class action should be framed as issue of systemic problem such as lack of OT policy: Court
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Mar 26, 2015
Looking to stop 'benefit tourism'

Mar 12, 2015
Drivers contend they are employees, not contractors – now a jury will decide

Mar 12, 2015
2010 oil drilling disaster killed 11 people

Mar 3, 2015
Fearing for victim's safety, he told worker it was her choice to tell others at firm and start an investigation

Feb 18, 2015
Claims termination violated his rights to freedom of religion, speech

Jan 27, 2015
Nearly 500 retirees had sued over contributions to health-care costs
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Worker’s intimidation of woman while in company van on duty and attempts to cover it up were just cause for dismissal

Employee downplayed misconduct that breached company policy and the law

Racial comments following physical altercation warranted discipline but employment relationship not irreparably damaged: Arbitrator

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Next Issue: April 15, 2015
The BBC has decided not to renew the contract of Jeremy Clarkson, the hugely-popular but divisive presenter of Top Gear. As David Pollard reports, the show is one of the broadcaster's biggest money makers [ Transcript ]

Ontario Ministry of Labour Audits, Inspections and Investigations – Managing Risk and Avoiding Corpo

Make sure you understand your organization’s rights and obligations when the Ministry comes knocking on your door
Date: Apr 29, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: $69

Mitigation: How to Keep the Damage to a Minimum

When facing a demand for dismissal damages, it’s important to be familiar with a dismissed employee’s duty to limit those damages
Date: May 6, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: $69
Just cause may not be just cause for dismissal if a unionized employer doesn’t follow the collective agreement
Employers can look bad when an employee guilty of misconduct is not dismissed, so what should they do?