Sometimes the first step is the most important in getting a workplace investigation right, and the decision on whether to manage the process internally or bring in external advisors can challenge even seasoned HR directors. Janice Rubin, with employment specialist Rubin Thomlinson, examines the key issues informing those decisions
One of the biggest issues HR is facing is not just the ability to stay on top of ever-changing employment legislation, but to ensure compliance and risk management for the organisation as a whole.
Washington and Colorado offer lessons to Canadian HR leaders as employers try to navigate new challenges around legal drug use.
If you’re offering employees a set number of sick days, can they use them to recover from a bender?
A recent case from Saskatchewan serves as a reminder that legal exceptions to workplace legislation have their limits.
This recruitment agency’s quick reaction helped it avoid a more serious fine. Is your HR department making the same mistake?
A BC Supreme Court decision to consider a pastor's wrongful dismissal claim has lessons for HR within and outside of ecclesiastical contexts.
One mistake in an employment contract could render the entire clause to be void and end up costing the employer significantly in the courts. HRM looks into some contract mistakes that could leave your organization exposed.
It’s never easy to terminate an employee, but it can be necessary. HRM asked one legal expert about the mistakes she sees being made – and how to avoid them.
During an investigation it can be hard to separate the truth from the lies. Can HR ask employees to put their stories to the test?