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?
Fired on mat leave: when is it legal?
Terminating an employee is rarely straightforward, but when the employee is on maternity leave, the issue is fraught with complexity (and legal risk). HRM looks into the legal issues for HR.
Addiction in the workplace
What are your rights and obligations when dealing with addicted employees?
Can a worker based outside Canada sue for wrongful dismissal in Ontario?
The Ontario Superior Court assesses whether a wrongful dismissal case can be heard in Ontario when the employee is now based in New York.
Relationship risk: more than broken hearts at stake
It's common for coworkers to date, but it's not always good news for HR. What can you do to manage the risks?
Fear holds Canadians back from cloud, mobility
Canadian HR has been slower than its American and European counterparts to move company files into “the cloud,” but the discrepancy may have more to do with professional resistance than regulatory requirements.