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Apr 17, 2015
B.C. Human Rights Tribunal found nanny was sexually assaulted, isolated and underfed by employer

Apr 16, 2015
Will work with union to review 9 recommendations

Apr 14, 2015
Health and Safety regulations require person investigating workplace violence complaint must be approved by complainant as impartial

Apr 13, 2015
Doctor files discrimination complaint

Apr 10, 2015
Concerned temporary foreign workers are being brought in to replace fired workers

Apr 9, 2015
Punitive damages not awarded

Apr 2, 2015
Letter, allegedly from Alberta doctor, asks employers to reconsider policies on requiring sick notes
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Apr 20, 2015
Retail giant claims stores closed due to plumbing problems; activist group says it was retaliation for workers organizing

Apr 16, 2015
Accusation latest in series of complaints about discrimination at truck plant

Apr 13, 2015
Target, Gap among employers probed about 'on-call shifts'

Apr 6, 2015
No proof of 'continuing' conspiracy to raid each other for talent

Mar 26, 2015
Looking to stop 'benefit tourism'

Mar 12, 2015
Drivers contend they are employees, not contractors – now a jury will decide
Current Issue
Despite the fact the termination clause would not have met legislative minimums over a longer period of time, it did meet the minimums at time of termination

Employment agreement met legislative minimums; employee just had a case of regret, says court

Employer didn’t like delayed response by company firefighter with multiple instances of discipline over short period of employment

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Next Issue: April 29, 2015
Cynthia Ingram, a lawyer with Keyser Mason Ball, explains to Canadian HR Reporter TV what the components of thorough workplace investigations include.

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

Accommodation and Attendance Management

Learn best practices for managing employee absences and accommodating when necessary
Recent Alberta court decision adds to family status accommodation obligations for employers
Employees need to understand that this is an opportunity to salvage the relationship