It may be easier to dismiss probationary employees under certain circumstances, but they still have rights
Many non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements aren't enforceable
Equity, diversion and inclusion (EDI) programs are often implemented with the best of intentions, and organizations appreciate that they are good for business. So why are so many employers getting EDI initiatives wrong?
Employees must always return wage overpayments, but the legalities vary by province, says Laura Williams, founder and principal of Williams HR Law Professional Corporation and Williams HR Consulting in Markham, Ont.
A clear policy puts employers on sound footing when dealing with inappropriate posts by employees
Bad behaviour by NHL coaches emphasizes the negative effects and liability of bad management styles
Does veganism require accommodation? Recent human rights complaint and expanding definition of creed are putting more expectations on employers
Harassment still a problem, hurting employers’ ability to attract and retain talent; Increased vigilance and proactive measures are helping
New Ontario legislation grants workers’ compensation benefits for mental health injuries, but the bar for entitlement is high
Employers are still struggling to address and manage sexual harassment complaints; these common pitfalls should be considered when drafting policies