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Sep 16, 2014
Bill 37 contravenes Canadian charter, right to strike

Sep 11, 2014
Border officers were requested by RCMP to help in stakeout; Agency suspended them for 25 days for leaving posts

Sep 9, 2014
Ontario tribunal found multiple human rights violations related to race, place of origin

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

Aug 21, 2014
Churches and other employers must be cautious when relying on internal procedures to dismiss individuals
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Sep 12, 2014
Employers must report work-related hospitalizations within 24 hours, deaths within 8 hours

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
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Termination clause specified Canada Labour Code minimums — which employer fulfilled — and employee had no evidence of unjust dismissal factors

Employer increased employee’s workload; employee fired after refusing to continue with increased role

Reduction of responsibilities Vancouver city employee had taken on unofficially weren’t part of regular job duties

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Next Issue: September 17, 2014
Neena Gupta, a lawyer with Gowlings in Kitchener, Ont., discusses the impact Canada's aging workforce will have on employers.

Hiring Smart - How to Get the Best Talent and Keep It

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Date: Sep 24, 2014
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Choosing the Right Employment Relationship

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Date: Oct 2, 2014
Time: 12 — 1 pm ET
Cost: $69

Conducting an Effective Workplace Investigation

An investigation can be an effective tool or a significant liability for an employer. Learn best practices on conducting proper investigations
Is a slap on the wrist necessary if employee misconduct stems from good intentions?
Most people don't take the time to consider the purpose of a witness