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Does your pay date fall on a Friday, January 1st?
A calendar anomaly created an extra payday in 2015; therefore a weekly payroll with a Friday payday is affected. There are only 52 Fridays in 2015, but the 1st day of 2016 is a Friday. Does your payday fall on Friday, January 1st, 2016? • If so…
The importance of distinguishing between an “employee” and an “independent contractor”: worker awarded damages for a common misconception made by employers
Incorrectly treating an “independent contractor” as an “employee” is a common mistake made by many employers, and one which can be both expensive and avoided.
No discrimination, but employer found liable for lack of action
An arbitrator reaffirmed that there is both a substantive and a procedural component to the duty to accommodate, and that a violation of either component will result in a finding of a violation of the Human Rights Code; and that is exactly what happened.