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  • Ontario takes on part-time employment
    In Minister Flynn’s address to the conference participants, it was evident that one of the objectives of Bill 148 was to discourage the growth of part-time employment at the expense of full-time employment by introducing a number of measures to reduce or eliminate any savings employers might achieve by hiring part-time employees rather than full-time employees. The post Ontario takes on part-time ...
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  • People analytics at work: Achieving objectives and realizing outcomes, part 2
    People analytics can be very exciting at the same time as daunting and overwhelming. That’s why we stress the importance of starting small and keeping a precise focus on areas of priorities.  With your objectives clearly defined, you will have a guide for the metrics, segmentation and analysis/insight phases of the framework. The post People analytics at work: Achieving objectives and realizing ou...
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  • Long-term construction employees may be entitled to reasonable notice of termination
    Generally, construction employees are not entitled to termination or severance pay under the Employment Standards Act (the “Act”). Section 1 of Ontario Regulation 288/01 of the Act explicitly exempts them from such minimum employment standards. However, a long-term construction employee may still be entitled to common law reasonable notice, which is much more lucrative than what the Act provides f...
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  • Celebrating Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador
    In Newfoundland and Labrador, Discovery Day is celebrated on the nearest Monday to June 24. This year, Discovery Day falls on Monday, June 26, 2017. While Discovery Day is a paid holiday for government employees in the province, it is not a statutory (public) holiday under the Labour Standards Act. The post Celebrating Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador appeared first on First Reference Ta...
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  • Information Technology PolicyPro
    Co-published with the CICA, Finance & Accounting PolicyPro contains the tools and resources to establish and maintain robust internal controls in the areas of finance, accounting, corporate governance, operations and marketing.
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  • Finance and Accounting PolicyPro
    Co-published with the CICA, Finance & Accounting PolicyPro contains the tools and resources to establish and maintain robust internal controls in the areas of finance, accounting, corporate governance, operations and marketing.
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  • Not-For-Profit PolicyPro
    Co-published with CICA, Not-For-Profit PolicyPro provides an easy way to write policies, create a policy manual and ensure compliance with ever-changing government requirements.
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  • Human Resources PolicyPro® - Ontario Edition
    Managing your company's policies is easy when you have Human Resources PolicyPro at your side. Each expertly crafted policy provides you with the peace of mind that comes from knowing it has been written in compliance with the laws in Ontario. All the hard work has been done: all you need to do is make small edits to suit your company.
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  • Human Resources PolicyPro® - Alberta Edition
    Managing your company's policies is easy when you have Human Resources PolicyPro at your side. Each expertly crafted policy provides you with the peace of mind that comes from knowing it has been written in compliance with the laws in Ontario. All the hard work has been done: all you need to do is make small edits to suit your company .
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  • Human Resources PolicyPro® - Atlantic Edition
    Managing your company's policies is easy when you have Human Resources PolicyPro at your side. Each expertly crafted policy provides you with the peace of mind that comes from knowing it has been written in compliance with the laws in Ontario. All the hard work has been done: all you need to do is make small edits to suit your company .
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  • Human Resources PolicyPro® - Manitoba & Saskatchewan Edition
    Managing your company's policies is easy when you have Human Resources PolicyPro at your side. Each expertly crafted policy provides you with the peace of mind that comes from knowing it has been written in compliance with the laws in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. All the hard work has been done: all you need to do is make small edits to suit your company.
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  • Human Resources PolicyPro® - British Columbia Edition
    Managing your company's policies is easy when you have Human Resources PolicyPro at your side. Each expertly crafted policy provides you with the peace of mind that comes from knowing it has been written in compliance with the laws in Ontario. All the hard work has been done: all you need to do is make small edits to suit your company.
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  • Celebrating Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day in Quebec
    In Quebec, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, Fête nationale du Québec et de la Francophonie canadienne, is a statutory holiday on June 24 each year. The post Celebrating Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day in Quebec appeared first on First Reference Talks.
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  • Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk
    The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with: Wages by occupation, 2016; The risks of mischaracterizing an employee as an independent contractor; and Employer ordered to pay over $53,000 for unpaid general holiday and vacation pay. The post Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk appeared first on First Reference Talks.
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  • Celebrating National Aboriginal Day
    On June 21, National Aboriginal Day is celebrated in Canada. This day of recognition and celebration was established to honour the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Northwest Territories and Yukon are currently the only two jurisdictions in Canada that recognize June 21 as a statutory holiday. The post Celebrating Nationa...
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  • Departing employees gone rogue
    The business consequences of departing employees gone rogue were recently highlighted in Prim8 Group Inc. v Tisi. In that case, an officer and director of Prim8 Group Inc. (Tisi) resigned from his employment to set up a competing business. Two days before his resignation, Tisi removed electronic equipment from Prim8’s premises, some of which contained proprietary information, and refused to return...
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  • Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk
    The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with: Court of Appeal upholds award to constructively dismissed McDonald’s manager; Employer proves it accommodated employee’s disability to the point of undue hardship; and Employer’s LMIA application denied due to lack of “genuineness” of job offer. The post Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk appeared first on First Reference Ta...
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  • Employee engagement in the modern workplace
    The modern workplace requires innovation, agility and creativity when it comes to employee engagement, learning and development, how to accept and embrace the high turnover, gig economy, and how to stop generalizing generations. Few would disagree that an organization will only grow and thrive when it can figure out how to engage all individuals, not just certain demographics or generations. The p...
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  • OHSA in wonderland: Through the looking glass
    If an employee alleges a violation of section 50 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) then the employer must prove there has been no violation. This is called a reverse onus clause which means an employer must prove it did not violate OHSA. After a brief summary of the remedies that are available to employees under section 50 of OHSA, this blog discusses three recent cases. The post ...
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  • Only one week left to register for the Ontario Employment Law Conference #learnthelatest
    The 18th annual Ontario Employment Law Conference will be taking place on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Corporate Event Center at CHSI in Mississauga. We are very much looking forward to hearing from Ontario Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn and the employment and labour law experts from Stringer LLP! If you would like to register for the conference but haven’t done so yet, registration will be closi...
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  • Bad facts make bad law (for employers): Court recognizes new tort of harassment #learnthelatest
    The Ontario Superior Court recently recognized a new tort that would allow employees to sue their employers for harassment in civil court. To find out more about how the new tort of harassment in the employment law context, register to Learn the Latest® at the Ontario Employment Law Conference on June 20, 2017. The post Bad facts make bad law (for employers): Court recognizes new tort of harassmen...
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  • Social media background checks and privacy laws
    Social media has drastically changed the way people communicate and do business. Naturally, employers may want to take advantage of the convenience of performing background checks on social media. But with increased use of social media comes increased risk of a privacy violation. The post Social media background checks and privacy laws appeared first on First Reference Talks.
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  • June 9, Happy Tax Freedom Day 2017!
    The Fraser Institute just announced that June 9 is Happy Tax Freedom Day 2017 (although the date varies depending on where you live in Canada). According to the Fraser Institute calculations, from that day onward, employees are finally working for themselves and their family. Moreover, if you had to pay all your taxes up front to different levels of government, you are now in the clear to keep the...
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  • Alberta employment and labour law reforms passed
    On June 7, 2017, outside of House sitting, Bill 17, Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act received royal assent. This means effective January 1, 2018, most of the new rules updating employment and labour law in union and non-union Alberta workplace will come into force. The post Alberta employment and labour law reforms passed appeared first on First Reference Talks.

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