Thinking ahead to avoid getting behind the 8-ball

Want to build a better workplace? Start by taking a proactive approach to HR law
By Laura Williams
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 02/20/2013

Be prepared, not caught unawares

Employmentlaw can be a minefield for employers when it comes to their obligations and liabilities regarding employees, and trying to keep up with trends and changes to legislation and case law. But ignorance doesn’t free an employer from liability, so it’s a good idea to pay attention to employment issues, to avoid legal troubles as well as a more engaged workforce.

HR lawyer Laura Williams discusses the benefits of taking an informed and proactive approach to HRlaw that can create a smoother ride through the employment law landscape.