Sarah Dobson

Sarah Dobson

A long-time journalist, Sarah Dobson is the editor of the Canadian HR Reporter group.

Having been involved with this HR publication for more than 14 years, Sarah knows the readership well and is responsible for ensuring quality content and insightful coverage of the human resources industry. This includes topics such as mental health, employment law, diversity and equity, performance management, recruitment, compensation, workplace safety and corporate culture.

A graduate in English/History and Journalism from Carleton University and Conestoga College, Sarah has nearly 25 years of experience in publishing, including work at Marketing Magazine and Toronto Life. She is a dedicated writer and editor who works hard to produce trusted, unbiased content that appeals to various stakeholders.

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How to avoid a class action for overtime

'The whole concept of clarity of policy and understanding the proper process for tracking… can't be overstated enough'

How to avoid a class action for overtime

Should employers be worried about claims of human trafficking?

Ontario court looks at case involving 'abusive' work environment

Should employers be worried about claims of human trafficking?

Do you have one? Why employers need a social media policy

For the 4 out of 5 who lack such a policy, the risks are higher and just cause is that much harder to prove

Do you have one? Why employers need a social media policy

Airline owes $200,000 in damages after demoting, ‘humiliating’ employee

Former business development manager, 71, ends up working as DoorDash driver

Airline owes $200,000 in damages after demoting, ‘humiliating’ employee

HR leader profile: Kirk Merrett of Hyundai Canada

'Even with a recession, finding the right talent will be a challenge'

HR leader profile: Kirk Merrett of Hyundai Canada

How to make your non-compete stand up in court

B.C. case provides takeaways for HR as employer sees success with restrictive covenant

How to make your non-compete stand up in court

School district calls for ‘professionalism policy’ to maintain ‘appropriate’ standards of dress

Move follows outcry over teacher wearing large prosthetic breasts in classroom

School district calls for ‘professionalism policy’ to maintain ‘appropriate’ standards of dress

Why now is a good time to update employment agreements

Using bonuses for consideration, employers can update provisions around termination, layoffs and incentive plans

Why now is a good time to update employment agreements

Employment climbs by 104,000 in December

Full-time work rises for third consecutive month

Employment climbs by 104,000 in December

Former head of public service warns about WFH

But union says some workers forced to work on floor, in cafeteria because desks all booked

Former head of public service warns about WFH