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This identifies how far and prepared an employer is to return an employee to work after sustaining an injury.
PAYCHECK
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Ask the Expert: Recovering Missed Source Deductions
MARRIAGE LEAVE
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Does marriage leave mean time off to get married or celebrate an existing marriage?
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Employers have the option of including a non-compete clause
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COMMUNICATION WITH EMPLOYEES

Building an Executive Leadership Communication Plan

Often business leaders carry the weight of decisions on their own shoulders. Sometimes their communication with employees in their own organization can lend itself to edicts or sound bites; “Revenues are up”, “We have a new client”, “Improve production times”, “Our 3rd quarter results were …

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WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

No Damages Awarded For Unforeseeable Workplace Assault, But Employer Ordered To Rewrite Harassment Policy

The fact that an employee had engaged in harassment did not make it foreseeable that he would assault a coworker, a labour arbitrator has held.  However, the company’s harassment policy was deficient and needed to be rewritten.
The decision arose from a union grievance alleging that …

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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

How To Review A SIPP

A Statement of Investment Policies and Procedures (SIPP) is a legal document that is required by law to be developed and adopted for each registered pension plan. This is so regardless of the nature and degree of complexity of the plan. The SIPP must contain …

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PENSION

Plan Administration Changes In New Alberta Pension Legislation: Make Sure You Are In Compliance

The new Employment Pension Plans Act (EPPA) and the accompanying Employment Pension Plans Regulation (EPPR), which came into force on September 1, 2014, are reforming the pension regulatory landscape in Alberta.
In this post (part one of a two-part series), we focus on certain amendments to the EPPA and EPPR …

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CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT

Want To Quit Your Job? Five Things You Should Know About Your Legal Obligations

Plenty has been written about legal obligations and mistaken beliefs when it comes to employees being fired. But, while it is seldom discussed, there is almost as much law affecting an employee’s decision to quit, whether it’s because they read the writing on the wall …

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EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

If You Can’t Say Anything Nice… Should You Say Anything At All?

Many employers are hesitant about giving a less than glowing reference, even about a former employee that left on bad terms. Concerned about privacy issues or defamation lawsuits, they limit their responses to dates of employment and job duties without elaborating on performance or conduct. …

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WORKFORCE TRAINING

Send Your Employees Back To School To Remain Competitive

Today’s labour market changes rapidly. Jobs, skills and qualifications that were in demand 5 years ago can disappear in the blink of an eye. This not only has devastating effects on the employees whose skills and qualifications are no longer up-to-date but it also impacts …

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TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Employee Tuition Reimbursement Policy Sample

Use this tool to provide employees with an understanding of the conditions and circumstances under which your organization will provide financial reimbursement for an employee who is enrolled in approved training or education programs
Policy Overview
The purpose of this policy is to help ensure our organization …

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CONFIDENTIALITY

20-Day Jail Sentence For Employee Who Released Employer’s Confidential Information In Breach Of Court Order

A former employee received a 20-day jail sentence after she flagrantly disregarded a court order by disclosing the plaintiffs’ confidential business methods and disparaging their business reputation.
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In July 2013, Ceridian entered into an agreement with Pendylum Inc. (“Pendylum“) to assist in the delivery of services …

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HEALTH AND SAFETY

MOL Permits Employer To Have Multi-Workplace Joint Health And Safety Committee, Union’s Challenge Dismissed

A union has lost a request to suspend a Ministry of Labour Director’s order allowing a school board to establish a multi-workplace joint health and safety committee.
The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act requires a joint health and safety committee at each workplace where twenty or more …

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