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Workplace violence and privacy: what’s the connection?

So here’s a question to ask yourself—what are your legal obligations under Ontario law when you see an online photo of your worker committing violent acts?

 

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Last chance to register for the 12th Annual Employment Law Conference

Last chance to register for the 12th Annual, Ontario Employment Law Conference, on June 15, 2011 at the Mississauga Convention Centre.

 

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Social networking and Internet abuse in the workplace – Learn the latest

We’ve written plenty on First Reference Talks about the significant effects—both negative and positive—that online social networking can have on workplaces. Whether its Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, news or entertainment blogs or what-have-you, employees are using social media, and increasingly they’re doing it on your time. Employers should be aware of the potential value they can derive from social media, as well as the potential risks.

 

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Employment standards update – Learn the latest

Historically, Ontario’s employment standards laws have been reviewed and updated frequently to address changes in the workplace. As expected, the provincial government has adopted various changes to employment standards in the last year or so. Understanding and following the Employment Standards Act requires that those affected by changes make the time to read about them and ask questions if something is unclear. In addition, it is your responsibility…

 

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Managing difficult terminations – Learn the latest

When it comes to employee termination, it is important to follow standardized procedures and to establish this process well before the need to fire an employee presents itself. Unfortunately…

 

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Join us at the 12th Annual Employment Law Conference

Join us at the 12th Annual, Ontario Employment Law Conference, on June 15, 2011 at the Mississauga Convention Centre. This event is hosted by First Reference, with presentations by the lawyers at Stringer Brisbin Humphrey, experts in the areas of employment and labour law.

 

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Last chance to register for the 11th Annual Employment Law Conference

Last chance to register for the First Reference 11th Annual, Ontario Employment Law Conference, on June 2, 2010…

 

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Employee Discipline: Doing it right

The guiding principle coming out of the courts in the case of employee discipline is that, despite genuine concerns about an employee’s work performance and attitude, an employer cannot simply terminate without notice due to these concerns.

 

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Human rights law update – News from the front

New human rights procedures came into effect in Ontario in mid-2008, and we’re beginning to see the results of the changes. Session Two at First Reference’s Ontario Employment Law Conference, June 2, 2010, will look at the following topics…

 

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Employment law update – Learn the latest!

This year’s Ontario Employment Law Conference co-sponsored by First Reference and Stringer Brisbin Humphrey on June 2, 2010, will touch on several topics of importance to employers. The first topic on the Agenda will provide employers with guidance on a significant court decision and changes in court procedures affecting the termination process. Specifically it should help employers minimize claims arising from the termination process.

 

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