Employment Law

How to Handle Employees Under the Influence at Work

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Managers need to be careful when responding to substance abuse in the workplace

What Employers Need to Know About the Women’s Strike

First Nations women lead a women's march and protest against U.S. President Donald Trump, in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday January 21, 2017. Protests were held across Canada in support of the Women's March on Washington. Photo: Darryl Dyck/CP

On March 8, women around the world are abstaining from work and shopping in protest. Here's how companies should handle it

What You Should Know Before Throwing a Company Holiday Party

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End-of-year bashes are a common way to thank employees for their hard work over the past 12 months. But employers need to be aware of their obligations to prevent and respond to workplace harassment

How Would Flexible Work Requirements Affect Your Business?

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A government proposal to allow federally regulated employees to request changes in hours and arrangements won't hurt small firms, the Labour Minister insists

What Employers Need to Know About Office Romances

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Failing to have a policy on workplace relationships not only has legal ramifications, it can have a huge impact on workplace morale and engagement

What Employers Must Do to Accommodate Staff

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The ever-changing scope of workplace accommodation makes it a thorny issue for businesses to navigate. These five best practices help mitigate the threat of penalties or legal challenges

Why You Shouldn’t Ask Skilled Immigrants for Canadian Work Experience

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Newcomers have knowledge your business could use. How to recruit them the right way

How to Avoid an Age Discrimination Claim

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The aging Canadian workforce is creating significant HR challenges for employers. What you can do to move older employees on without ending up in court

6 Legal Matters You Should Tackle at Startup

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Getting the necessary documents and protection in place early could save you a lot in the long run. Lawyer Matt Norris explains what you need to do

Do Employers Have to Accommodate Vegans?

A plaque identifying the Ontario Human Rights Commission is seen at the entrance to its headquarters in February 2015. Photo: Colin Perkel/CP

The definition of ‘creed’ under Ontario's Human Rights Code has been updated. Here’s what it means for your business

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