Is the first Monday in August considered a statutory holiday in your jurisdiction? This year, the first Monday is August 4.
In recent years, there have been many decisions on the enforceability and interpretation of termination clauses in employment contracts—which employers and their legal counsel read with both interest and apprehension. The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has now weighed in on the debate.
The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with: Vacation entitlement changes in Nova Scotia; reduction in the employment insurance waiting period; and Ontario Ministry of Labour's updated workplace harassment guide.