February 20th, 2019 | Often lauded as an agent of change and empowerment, social media is now being increasingly viewed as a mechanism for surveillance and control. For example, social media empowered employees by offering them a tool to effectively mobilize and a vehicle through which to voice their ideals and values. However, social media can also be a formidable tool for the surveillance and control of employees.
January 16th, 2019 | There are significant risks associated with failing to comply with the rules and regulations associated with hiring temporary foreign workers. Your chance of being subjected to a Compliance Inspection is approximately 25%. We will discuss the top 10 tips that will have human resource managers and workforce mobility professionals passing compliance inspections with flying colours.
March 20th, 2019 | With the rise in technology and changes in lifestyle habits and values of younger generations, we have seen a massive rise in the “gig” economy. Freelancing, working remotely, contract work and temporary work are on the rise. This webinar will explore the shifting workforce and the impact on the legal landscape, such as the creation of the new category of “dependant contractors” and what employers need to know.
March 6th, 2019 | Harassment complaints in the workplace are on the rise, and HR professionals find themselves spending more of their time conducting harassment investigations. In many Canadian jurisdictions, including Ontario, all workplace harassment complaints must be investigated. But what does this obligation mean, and to what extent does an investigation have to be conducted to protect the company from legal risk?
May 30, 2018 | Pay Equity is a salient topic today as HR professionals face heightened awareness of gender equality issues at work, and private and public sector employers look for ways to close the gender wage gap. Employers play an important role in ensuring that compensation practices are non-discriminatory and provide pay equity for all employees in female job classes...