Corporate liable for franchisee decisions
What does the shock McDonalds labour board judgement means for Canadian franchises? More work for HR, for one thing.
Where are the hardest working Canadians?
Some HR pros have it easier than others, depending on where they live. Whose employees have to work the longest hours and retire the latest?
Flexible work bias… towards men?
Organizations often tout their flexible work options as one way they help women reach higher levels of responsibility, but is HR more likely to accept men’s reasons for needing the time?
What human factors contributed to Lac-Megantic disaster?
Train operators’ sleep patterns and decision-making ability flagged in Transport Canada guidelines weeks before deadly train explosion.
Going it alone: how to make the move
So you’ve decided you want to be a consultant. Now what? Two HR pros who did it give HRM their top tips.
StatsCan revises July job numbers... by more than 40,000
The monthly job stats are an important piece of the HR puzzle, showing national trends that can effect hiring and retention across the country, but when they're messed up this badly HR could be questioning the other data they rely on.
Are your internal policies up to scratch?
A BC Supreme Court decision to consider a pastor's wrongful dismissal claim has lessons for HR within and outside of ecclesiastical contexts.
HR expected to take charge: Global HR Survey
Business acumen is becoming increasingly important for HR professionals, but when it comes to the people management agenda, they're still expected to be in charge.
Going it alone: the pros and cons of consulting
Many HR professionals consider consultancy as a career path, but what are the nuts and bolts, and the pros and cons, of setting out on your own?
Hotel deemed "workplace" in sexual harassment case
A recent court ruling demonstrates that the term “workplace” does not necessarily just mean the office when it comes to sexual harassment complaints.