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Jul 7, 2015
Quebec minister says changes penalize certain regions, businesses

Jul 6, 2015
Arbitrator refuses to reinstate unjustly dismissed union member

Jul 2, 2015
Legislation is illegal, unconstitutional: Unions

Jun 29, 2015
Experience and training will be transferable to all provinces in region

Jun 26, 2015
Vadim Kzenelson aware fall protections not in place

Jun 26, 2015
Nova Scotia doesn't normally publicize serious safety convictions, so court ordered company to inform the public and other employers about the case on its own

Jun 24, 2015
Government has admitted the dismissals were a 'regrettable mistake'
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Jul 2, 2015
'Integrate classroom learning with practical skills development'

Jun 30, 2015
New rule would more than double threshold at which employers can avoid paying overtime

Jun 30, 2015
Annual growth rate 2.5 per cent

Jun 25, 2015
Said policies kept many black people out of workforce

Jun 24, 2015
Questions over air quality after flight attendants became ill after flight

Jun 17, 2015
Ride-share service claimed drivers are contractors
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Note threatening to deduct expenses changed employment contract and constructively dismissed worker: Court

Customer report of worker accepting cash under the table confirmed employer’s suspicions from previous incidents

Suspension can lead to constructive dismissal, even if it’s paid

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Debra Pepler, scientific co-director at Prevnet.ca and a psychology professor at York University in Toronto, talks about the significant impact bullying and harassment can have in the workplace. Anastasiya Jogal reports.

At Your Fingertips: How Workplace Laws Impact Biometrics

Find the right balance between the business and legal advantages of using biometrics in the workplace with employee privacy and human rights concerns
Date: Aug 19, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

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
Should employees be held responsible for ensuring they get to work on time during events like the Pan Am Games?
Recent case out of Ontario had a somewhat unexpected result — one that will make employers smile