So much for the rule of thumb that an employee should receive one month of notice for every year of service. The Toronto Star has reported on a recent wrongful dismissal decision that Ontario employers should consider, especially when hiring senior managers or executives.
Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with human rights webinars, executive resignation, and registered pooled pension plans.
No matter what your company size, the pressure is on for HR to make use of data to respond to business questions and make timely and relevant workforce decisions. HR now knows that using workforce data can lead to more impactful conversations and contributions to the business. For this to happen however, HR needs to develop its analytics capabilities.
When an employer has evidence that an employee has or may have a disability, the law requires the employer to investigate and determine whether the employee needs or wants accommodation.
In Liu v Everlink Services Inc, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decided that, when a Chinese Canadian employee, Liu, was terminated from his employment, he was discriminated against on the ground of place of origin.
We are very pleased to announce that Andrew Vey and Paul Willetts from Vey Willetts LLP will be blogging on First Reference Talks starting on October 29, 2014.
Afin de protéger les accréditations syndicales et les contrats d’emploi, les législateurs fédéraux et provinciaux ont édictés certaines règles particulières. Une de celles-ci se retrouve à l’article 2097 C.c.Q., lequel vise à protéger le lien d’emploi en cas d’aliénation d’entreprise. Cette disposition d’ordre public s’applique clairement à la vente conventionnelle d’une entreprise ou d’une partie de celle-ci. Qu’en est-il cependant quand une entreprise fait faillite et qu’un syndic ou un séquestre vend l’entreprise?
There have been a few articles and books recently that have highlighted the importance of culture in an organization.
Most Ontario businesses think their WSIB NEER statement is complicated. They’re right, but consider the statements for larger organizations or those with complex structures that have an organizational statement or multiple NEER statements?
Thanksgiving Day in Canada occurs on the second Monday in October every year. This year, Thanksgiving Day falls on Monday, October 13.
United States Customs and Border Protection designates ports of entry for optimized processing of TN and L-1 status
United States Customs and Border Protection recently announced on its website that, sometime during September 2014, it would begin optimizing processing for first-time Canadian TN and L-1 applicants seeking entry into the United States under the North American Free Trade Agreement. However, it is unlikely that this initiative will significantly alter the way that TN and L-1 cases are adjudicated.
As we have blogged in the past, in the second quarter of 2014, the Ministry of Labour conducted an enforcement “blitz,” targeting companies in several sectors with intern programs to determine if those programs were being operated in a manner consistent with the Employment Standards Act.