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Oct 1, 2015
Employer didn't allow cooling-off period after stressed employee's angry walk-out

Oct 1, 2015
Trial set for February

Sep 28, 2015
Looking for return of $277,508

Sep 25, 2015
Mohamed Hanif fired by Loblaw after relationship with cashier

Sep 21, 2015
Recent B.C. case illustrates limits for employers

Sep 18, 2015
Disability played no role in decision to terminate; impact would be the same on employee without disability who committed same misconduct

Sep 10, 2015
Marijuana-smoking employee lawfully dismissed
Sep 28, 2015
Debate sparked following court decision

Sep 21, 2015
Payments average C$300,000 per worker

Sep 10, 2015
Female employees paid less than men

Sep 2, 2015
Previously could escape criminal prosecution if drunk on the job

Aug 27, 2015
Follows inquiry into legality of such scheduling at 13 retailers

Aug 18, 2015
Decision reverses prior Workers' Compensation Appeal Board decision
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Preventing Bullying and Violence in the Workplace: 5 Key Strategies for Employers

Practical strategies to help mitigate the legal and bottom-line risks associated withe workplace violence and bullying
Date: Oct 29, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Is There a Better Way? When Investigations Aren’t the Answer

Solving a workplace problem without resorting to an investigation can sometimes be the way to go – if it’s the right circumstances
Date: Nov 10, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

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
A criminal charge and conviction doesn’t necessarily spell the end of the employment relationship, even in positions with a high amount of trust and responsibility
What seems like a no-brainer can be anything but, judging by a recent human rights case in Manitoba