Can you fire an employee for a serious one-off mistake?
The decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in a recent case involving an employee driving while impaired has ramifications for employers who terminate employees for one-off offenses. HRM investigates.
How young it too young to work?
The laws around when you can legally employ young people vary widely. HRM looks at what you need to know.
Be aware of HR costs in foreign expansions
Nair & Co's vice president of human capital, Stuart Buglass, shares his opinion on foreign expansions
Does a "kick in the butt" excuse a punch in the mouth?
A Canadian court weighs in on a fight between coworkers that resulted in a $7,000 dental bill.
Is “stealing” chips fair accommodation?
This HR team paid for a hasty management decision – would you have done the same?
Medical marijuana in the workplace: the legal view
What would you do if an employee approached you requesting the right to take medically-prescribed marijuana in the workplace? HRM investigates.
Reinventing the Wheel: Changes to the Standard "40 Hour" Work Week and Expanded Decertification Time
What will one province's proposed employment law changes mean for HR?
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Paul Boniferro, National Leader, Practices and People, MCCARTHY TÉTRAULT LLP
All in the family: Forget the Status Quo
From childcare to eldercare, ‘family status’ is no longer a straightforward issue. With rapidly changing definitions, HR policy is struggling to keep pace. Employment lawyer Gita Anand, with Miller Thomson LLP, provides a briefing
To Catch a Time Thief
Is there such a thing as too much information?