Stacy Thomas

Stacy Thomas

Stacy Thomas is the Senior Journalist for Canadian HR Reporter and HRD Canada, reporting on employment law, diversity and inclusion, and other general employment trends and topics. She studied journalism and creative writing at the University of British Columbia and Langara College in Vancouver, B.C. and has written for publications around Canada and the world.

Her main areas of interest are neurodiversity, employment legislation and women in the workplace.

Stacy is an avid nature enthusiast who loves walking in the woods with her dog and listening to podcasts, usually at the same time!

Technology makes time theft easier to prove, but still balancing act for employers: lawyer

'It's going to be a balancing act,' says Dominique Perinchief on time theft monitoring and employees' right to disconnect

Technology makes time theft easier to prove, but still balancing act for employers: lawyer

Pay Equity Commissioner shoots down another bid for equity plan exceptions

'It is extremely difficult for a company to deviate from the one-plan rule,' says employment lawyer on pay equity requirements

Pay Equity Commissioner shoots down another bid for equity plan exceptions

Are your hybrid and RTO policies breeding resentment?

'Managers who are enforcing it differentially create these little pockets where people feel they're being treated unfairly'

Are your hybrid and RTO policies breeding resentment?

B.C. Court of Appeal upholds decision on frustrated employment contracts

'It didn't actually change what the employer was agreeing to do,' says employment lawyer on 'high bar' for frustrated employment contract arguments

B.C. Court of Appeal upholds decision on frustrated employment contracts

With workers asking for protection from heat stress, what are OHS laws around climate change?

Have 'meaningful conversations, talk about the risk, reach out frequently,' says WorkSafeBC expert offering safety tips

With workers asking for protection from heat stress, what are OHS laws around climate change?

Are your employees digital nomads? Do they have a visa for that?

More than 60 countries now have programs for these workers

Are your employees digital nomads? Do they have a visa for that?

Why the duty to inquire is so important to avoid claims of discrimination

'Employers … should really take note of what's happening around the duty to accommodate,' says academic

Why the duty to inquire is so important to avoid claims of discrimination

Are women CEOs really more-risk averse than men?

Employers losing out on 'diversity benefits' if female leaders face 'too much scrutiny and pressure,' says co-author of Canadian study debunking gender myth

Are women CEOs really more-risk averse than men?

Doug Ford wants '100 percent' Ontario students in province’s med schools

'I'm not being mean, but I'm taking care of our students, our kids first'

Doug Ford wants '100 percent' Ontario students in province’s med schools

What’s HR’s role in bridging the AI gap between employers and employees?

'There's going to come a time when productivity and culture begin to move in separate directions,' AI expert

What’s HR’s role in bridging the AI gap between employers and employees?