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Feb 27, 2015
Serving customers all of the time deemed an essential duty of position

Feb 25, 2015
Difficult for employer to prove incompetence in chaotic and busy working environment: Court

Feb 20, 2015
Firefighter's death came during training run by private company, not employer

Feb 17, 2015
Worker hit by car receiving better treatment in Canada than she would in home country

Feb 17, 2015
Members of full-time force wait 18 weeks

Feb 6, 2015
2 directors get 25 days in jail for not ensuring company compliance; no health and safety training provided to deceased worker

Feb 4, 2015
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Feb 24, 2015
Case has been called 'wake-up call' for gender equality

Feb 23, 2015
Current and former employees sued in 2006 over mismanagement of retirement fund

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

Jan 14, 2015
Companies say workers took too long to sue

Jan 14, 2015
Military called her a threat to its reputation, says complainant
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Worker’s conduct was ‘inappropriate and unprofessional’ but not reason for dismissal; worker’s lack of co-operation with investigation worsened appropriate discipline

Union unsuccessfully tried to stop worker’s intimidation and harassment internally

Employer told worker he was getting new shift hours but backtracked when worker protested

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Next Issue: March 4, 2015
Target will abandon its ill-fated expansion into Canada less than two years after its launch — hopes to give employees minimum 16-week packages. Katharine Jackson reports

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Accommodating Disability in the Workplace: The Trials and Tribulations

Know the right questions to ask and the best practices for the sensitive task of accommodating employee disability
If an employee thinks she didn't do anything wrong, handing out discipline could end up causing more problems
A look at some of the common mistakes made by workers when they're dismissed