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Jul 30, 2015
Claims boss made disparaging remarks, wanted American

Jul 29, 2015
Work permit wasn't renewed after worker was hit by truck on the way to work

Jul 28, 2015
Quebec Court of Appeal changes rules for finding suitable employment for province's injured workers returning to work

Jul 27, 2015
Given 2-year work permit by feds

Jul 27, 2015
Court awards 27 month notice period and requires employer to 'trust' employee will mitigate damages during notice period

Jul 22, 2015
Employer didn't fully investigate accommodation options for employee with permanent disability, must pay nearly $60,000

Jul 22, 2015
Employee's decision to train for different line of work not an effort to find similar job; court reduced notice period
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Jul 23, 2015
Result of overhaul of labour laws in 2012

Jul 23, 2015
Work that can't be classified as legal work falls under overtime labour provisions: Court

Jul 16, 2015
But company says it has protocols in place

Jul 14, 2015
Employee seeking class-action status over retailer's past policy of only allowing coverage to spouses of the opposite sex

Jul 7, 2015
Schemers were able to claim $300,000 in compensation due to lax safety regulation

Jul 2, 2015
'Integrate classroom learning with practical skills development'
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Next Issue: Aug. 19, 2015
Lyndsay Wasser, co-chair of the privacy group at McMillan LLP, sat down with Canadian HR Reporter to discuss pitfalls and benefits of using social media to conduct background checks during the recruitment process. Liz Foster 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

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
Date: Sep 16, 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
If an employee with a disability doesn’t want accommodation and seems able to do the job, should accommodation be pursued?
Alberta decision provides guidance when it comes to employer responsibilities and 'undue hardship'