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HR Management

By Paula Santonocito
‘Tis another holiday season, which means another round of challenges for HR. But before you say, “bah, humbug,” take a look at our Holiday Dos & Don’ts.
Created especially with you in mind, these tips might actually make your holidays—and the holidays of your …

 

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If serving alcohol is part of your holiday party plans, you need to understand and manage your liability risks. Here’s how.
WHAT ARE YOUR LIABILITY RISKS?
You can be liable for injuries caused by employees who drive home drunk after the holiday party. The legal basis …

 

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ALBERTA ALERT

On Oct. 23, 2012, the Alberta government tabled Bill 6 which would increase penalties on employers that violate OHS and fair trading laws. Highlights:

Maximum penalty for first safety offence increased from $15K to $100K
Maximum penalty for subsequent offence increased from $30K to $500K
Administrative penalties of …

 

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PENSIONS

Here are the proposed 2013 CPP rates:

 

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HR Insider Tool

Confused about what constitutes business casual attire? Well, your employees likely are as well.

 

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NOVA SCOTIA ALERT

27 workers were killed on the job in Nova Scotia in 2011, as compared with only 12 in 2007. And with a full quarter to go, there have been 18 workplace deaths in 2012. According to a report on the second quarter of 2012, the …

 

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SEX HARASSMENT

A transgender employee claimed she was fired because her employer wouldn’t accommodate her gender identity. Nonsense, said the employer; the employee was fired for insubordination and a bad attitude.
After hearing all the evidence, the Tribunal ruled that the firing was at least in part due …

 

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