US employer caught out by 'overly broad' internet policies
Is your employee handbook keeping up with the modern age? A recent US case showed that many employers are beginning to face the consequences of outdated social media policies.
HR executive cleared of assault after 'grabbing' employee
A US HR executive is no longer facing an assault charge, but her employer still thinks her ‘deceptive’ and ‘bullying’ behaviour warranted firing her.
$133,000 fine for workplace death, injury
An Ontario business and two of its supervisors have been fined following the death of one worker and the injury of another.
Trade union group spied on own employees with secret camera
‘Poisoned workplace’ claims have arisen following the exposure of a federation of trade union effort to spy on its own employees with a secret camera.
Amazon’s HR approach ‘purposeful Darwinism’, insiders claim
According to recent reports, the global corporation demands a lot from its workers, who are expected to meet ‘unreasonably high’ expectations.
Kraft Heinz slashes 2500 jobs across Canada and US
Sales, marketing and finance jobs on the chopping block at Kraft Heinz, as the food giant moves to re-engineer its entire operation post-merger.
The toughest industries, locations to hire staff
A new survey from StatsCan has revealed the location and rate of job vacancies across Canada.
Far out Friday: HR director blows $800 on cupcakes
One HR director decided to order her cake and eat it at her own farewell party, and blew $800 in the process.
Gruesome workplace death ends in $6 million settlement
A company in California has a $6 million settlement bill to pay, after one of its employees was cooked alive with tons of tuna in an industrial oven.
Company scapegoats own HR team for screening mistake
A white lab coat does not a doctor make, and this time, it’s HR that’s taking the blame.