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Employer can’t deduct cost of detailing truck from smoking driver: Adjudicator

Employment standards legislation prevent any deductions for employer losses without consent

Worker’s firing after demand for OT, vacation pay not a reprisal in Nova Scotia

Worker didn't make actual complaint, just threatened to make one before being dismissed

Harassment grievance can’t demand discipline or dismissal: Arbitrator

Union demanded termination of harasser as remedy for harassment

Employee’s voluntary extra shift warrants OT pay: Arbitrator

Once employee volunteered, she was required to work shift, which warranted OT pay under collective agreement

Retiring doesn’t get employer out of paying long-term employee reasonable notice

Employee with 26 years of service given less than four months' notice of office closing; employee awarded $50,000 in additional notice

Shorter shift offer was constructive dismissal

Supervisor didn't want worker back but he didn't make staffing decisions

Altercation with student spells end of job for school board worker

Employee wasn't on duty but identified herself as school board employee
Moments after Vester Flanagan was fired in 2013 from the Virginia station WDBJ, he handed a wooden cross to the news director and said, "You’ll need this," GM Jeff Marks says [ Transcript ]

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
Ashley Madison hack shows potential for employers to get drawn into ugly situations
Courts and tribunals are becoming more aggressive in penalizing egregious behaviour on the part of employers