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CANADIAN WORKPLACE
Sep 2, 2015
Tech sector to see biggest pay gains
Sep 1, 2015
Worker says he feels harassed over his stance on Pride bus
Sep 1, 2015
But evidence economy began to bounce back in June
Aug 31, 2015
Joining U.S. counterparts in ending practice
Aug 28, 2015
Christian man says he can't support homosexuality
Aug 28, 2015
Boards often consider CEO ultimately responsible for cyber security: Expert
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GLOBAL WORKPLACE
Sep 1, 2015
Slowdown in Southeast Asia's largest economy
Sep 1, 2015
Fines for non-payment could reach 200 per cent of unpaid wages
Aug 31, 2015
Job matchmaking site would set up employees, employers based on personality, cultural values
Aug 28, 2015
Well-educated foreigners help offset aging population
Aug 27, 2015
Top communications tool at work, will grow in importance
Aug 27, 2015
Follows inquiry into legality of such scheduling at 13 retailers
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Various screening methods increasingly popular: Study
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Examining 'knowledge hiding' within organizations

HR Manager's Guide to Employment Files and Information Management: Legislation and Best Practices
By: Howard A. Levitt, BA, LLB, Tanya Neitzert, BA, CHRP
A Canadian HR Reporter: Special Report

HR Manager's Guide to Employment Files and Information Management: Legislation and Best Practices is a unique book written for HR practitioners and others who deal with employee information of all kinds, including employee files – either electronically or in paper format – and other records, including emails, spreadsheets, and other documentation. It deals with legal and best practice requirements relating to the management of all types of employee information throughout the employment lifecycle from recruitment through to termination. The book includes information on all Canadian jurisdictions. While it is not just about privacy, records retention or human resources information systems (HRIS), it does cover aspects of all three areas.

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 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

Work-related asthma can be prevented with early recognition, identification of risk, and prevention strategies that will make your workplace safer and more productive
Date: Nov 2, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Medical marijuana may make some squeamish, but it's going mainstream
Courts and tribunals are becoming more aggressive in penalizing egregious behaviour on the part of employers
But employers still need to address the pay issues that may be percolating internally
One-third believe they have a job not a career
Ashley Madison hack shows potential for employers to get drawn into ugly situations
If agility is the ability to adjust on the fly, how good can succession practices be with the ground constantly moving?
Employers should encourage staff to leverage social media, not turn it off