For 5 years, the software company Workiva has partnered with a LinkedIn group, SOX and Internal Controls Professionals Group to survey companies about their SOX compliance program.
In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday in October every year. This year, Thanksgiving Day is Monday, October 12.
Employers making dismissal decisions would be best served with employment contracts that grant flexibility in these circumstances with a properly drafted layoff clause. Why? Because the current pandemic has proven that we are not always as prepared as we think we are and must always be prepared for the unexpected.