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Terminated for tweeting: A tale of two Toronto firefighters

When used properly, social media can be a powerful tool for connecting individuals, marketing businesses and mobilizing the masses behind a cause. However, many organizations have learned the hard way that inappropriate social media use by employees can have a detrimental effect on an organization’s reputation.


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Arbitrator favours Air Canada’s final offer to pilots in labour dispute

On July 30, 2012, the federal arbitrator made a decision which ends the labour dispute between Air Canada and its pilots: a five-year collective agreement effective until April 2016.


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