Tech company criticized for firing employee after online abuse
The global organization has been accused of abandoning the worker while she was being ruthlessly harassed online.
Courts revaluating “reasonable notice”
Low-skilled workers are often afforded less notice than specialized staff but that tradition could be changing, warns one industry lawyer.
The two magic words that motivate staff the most
There’s a cheap and simple way HR can get the best out of employees and encourage engagement too.
How to respectfully fire someone
Whether they're a major player or a junior clerk, one CEO says it's important to keep things civil and stop bridges being burned.
“Think before you write,” warns top lawyer
HR professionals have been urged to carefully consider what they include in discipline or dismissal letters.
Boeing to cut at least 4,000 jobs
While the multinational aerospace firm has announced staff reductions for later this year, it says it will try and do so without the need for forced layoffs.
Clarifying accountability between regional HR roles
With responsibilities often overlapping between regional HR leaders, what steps can be taken to align the direction and purpose of these senior positions?
“Ridiculous” legislation sees HR-language banned
Ontario employers are reeling after a controversial Act was passed this morning, banning the use of certain terminology in employment contracts.
Employee skips training, pockets $13K instead
The 26-year-old plumber missed 491 hours of compulsory education and kept the funds for himself.
Far out Friday: CEO spends $29M on staff holiday
The generous leader splashed out, taking 6,400 employees on a lavish TV-inspired holiday to South Korea.