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Hiring seasonal workers for the holidays? 10 things employers need to know

As retailers and other seasonal employers gear up for the holiday rush, many hire additional temporary staff to ensure they are ready for crowds of shoppers and extended holiday hours.

 

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Slate not wiped clean by release in context of share sale

Can an employee extinguish his statutory right to severance pay by way of a full and final release signed in the context of a share sale?

 

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Consideration: What’s good for the goose is good for the gander

The facts of this case are extremely unique. We more commonly see the courts using the doctrine of consideration to deny employers the ability to enforce restrictive termination clauses imposed after employees have already commenced working. However, the ruling gives employers hope that, if the circumstances were sufficiently extreme and an employee’s behavior egregious, the courts will apply the doctrine of consideration to an employer’s advantage.

 

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Top 5 mistakes employers make in their contracts

Employment contracts are a useful tool for employers. But often, employers make mistakes when creating their contracts. Here are five of the main mistakes to watch out for.

 

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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with overtime in British Columbia; fixed term contracts; and, the stigma of mental illness in the workplace.

 

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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with the new T4127 payroll guide; renewal of fixed-term contract; and employee resignation.

 

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