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Concealing Sexual Affair with Subordinate = Just Cause to Dismiss

A financial firm fired a manager for failing to disclose that he was having a sexual relationship with his subordinate as required by company policy and lying about the relat

Guns from Home

Two-thirds of school shootings in the United States since 1974 involved guns from students' homes or homes of relatives. Some guns were gifts from parents, said a study from


Religion in the Workplace: 10 Best Practices for Preventing Discrimination

When it comes to religious tolerance in the workplace, Canada still has a long way to go. According to a recent Randstad survey, 16% of Canadians say they’ve suffered relig

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New Back Pain Caused by Old Work Injury

In 2009, a nurse suffered what was diagnosed as a soft tissue injury to the low back while trying to move a patient. After conservative treatment, she returned to work for a

Ask the Expert: How Do You Compensate Employees for Work Travel Time?

QUESTION How Is an employee paid for travelling on the weekend to attend a meeting overseas? ANSWER It depends on the type of employee. EXPLANATION If this employee is t


Arbitrator Can’t Make Retiree Refund Overpayment She Got When Employed

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) discovered that it had overpaid an employee $3,500+ over her employment and demanded that the union repay the money. The union r

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