• Uber loses U.K. workers' rights appeal

    Uber loses U.K. workers' rights appeal

    Entitled to rights including minimum wage, vacation time
    November 13, 2017
    Uber on defensive

    Uber defensive at U.K. tribunal on worker rights

    Uber has told a British employment appeal tribunal its drivers were self-employed, not workers entitled to a range of benefits. As Matthew Larotonda reports, the case comes less than a week after the U.S. ride-hailing service heard it would lose its London licence.
    September 28, 2017
  • U.S. court rules civil rights law protects LGBT workers

    U.S. court rules civil rights law protects LGBT workers

    A U.S.appeals court ruled federal civil rights law protects LGBT employees from discrimination in the workplace
    April 10, 2017
    California sues Forever 21, alleging English-only policy

    California sues Forever 21, alleging English-only policy

    The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing has filed a lawsuit against retailer Fashion 21, alleging that the store has implemented an illegal English-only policy. Nathan Frandino reports
    April 3, 2017
  • Racial discrimination in the workplace with Shazeen Azmi

    Racial discrimination in the workplace with Shazeen Azmi

    Ontario Human Rights Commission's director or Policy, Education, Monitoring & Outreach Branch Shazeen Azmi discusses how companies could tackle racial discrimination in the workplace.
    March 27, 2017
    Headscarf ban

    In headscarf ruling, EU court allows religious symbol bans

    Employers may bar staff from wearing visible religious symbols, the European Union's top court ruled in its first decision on the issue of women wearing Islamic headscarves at work
    March 14, 2017
  • Risks and rewards of social media employment screening

    Risks and rewards of social media employment screening

    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
    July 20, 2015
    Bullying in the workplace

    Bullying in the workplace

    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.
    May 12, 2015
  • BBC drops Top Gear's Clarkson

    BBC drops Top Gear's Clarkson

    The BBC has decided not to renew the contract of Jeremy Clarkson, the hugely-popular but divisive presenter of Top Gear. As David Pollard reports, the show is one of the broadcaster's biggest money makers
    March 25, 2015
    In a surprise move, Target pulls out of Canada

    In a surprise move, Target pulls out of Canada

    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
    January 15, 2015