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Return to work and the duty to accommodate in non-WSIB cases

Return to work and the duty to accommodate in non-WSIB cases | Human Resources and Education Law | Scoop.it
So your employee is off work again for the third time this year, you have no idea when they are coming back and their physician’s note is a vague cipher. It is not a work injury, so you know you do...
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10 things to know about Ontario law and your vacation rights

10 things to know about Ontario law and your vacation rights | Human Resources and Education Law | Scoop.it
Canadian employees love their time off. They were the only ones in a global poll who chose additional paid time off as their preferred benefit.
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Game over for employee caught playing baseball while on sick leave

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Law firm partners not "employees" entitled to protection...

Law firm partners not "employees" entitled to protection... | Human Resources and Education Law | Scoop.it

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Emond Harnden - Ontario’s mandatory basic occupational health and safety awareness training comes into effect July 1, 2014

Ontario’s mandatory basic occupational health and safety awareness training comes into effect July 1, 2014
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Brad Reitzel's curator insight, July 4, 2014 10:03 AM

Our board is working hard to ensure compliance and has trained most of the workers. We all need to work together to keep one another safe at work! 

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Childcare obligations fall within “family status” under Canadian Human Rights Act

Childcare obligations fall within “family status” under Canadian Human Rights Act
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Bill 122 - School Boards Collective Bargaining Act Enshrines Two-Tiered Bargaining | Miller Thomson

In our Education Newsletter of October, 2013 we outlined the key features of Bill 122, which provides a framework for a two-tiered bargaining system.  On April 7, 2014, Bill 122 passed third reading at the legislature, establishing the School Boards
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BPS guidelines - Education Law Miller Thomson

guidThe Government of Ontario announced on March 6, 2014 that it will introduce legislation to strengthen the accountability and increase the transparency of the Broader Public Sector, including school boards. Although the legislation has not yet been

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Emond Harnden - Arbitrator upholds termination for employee breach of trust and abuse of benefits

Arbitrator upholds termination for employee breach of trust and abuse of benefits
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Free online Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers and Supervisors

Free online Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers and Supervisors | Human Resources and Education Law | Scoop.it
health and safety, awareness, training, workers, supervisors, occupational health and safety, OHSA, training regulation, workbook, elearning, e-learning, employer guide, awareness training, health and safety training
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Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions | Ontario Human Rights Commission

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Employee misconduct: Is it cause for dismissal?

Employee misconduct: Is it cause for dismissal? | Human Resources and Education Law | Scoop.it
A recent case from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice serves as a good reminder to employers that there is a high standard to dismiss an employee for cause, particularly if the employee has a go...
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Protection against "family status" discrimination applies to childcare...

Protection against "family status" discrimination applies to childcare... | Human Resources and Education Law | Scoop.it
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Canada's wage journey - Ten years of minimum wage and its history

Minimum wage is ever increasing. In light of the 2014 minimum wage increases in Ontario, the Yukon, Quebec and in Newfoundland and Labroador, we wanted to take a look back at the journey of minimum wage in Canada and all of its jurisdictions. Taking from Statistics Canada and several other sources, a profile of minimum wages in the past ten years has been outlined by province.
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Anti-spam law deadline looms | Canadian HR Reporter

CASL could impact policies, recruitment and training
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Safe exposure guidelines for WiFi OK for now: Panel

But panel calls for aggressive research into cancer risks related to radiowaves
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Nurturing Literacy: Tips and Resources For Developing Lifelong Readers

Nurturing Literacy: Tips and Resources For Developing Lifelong Readers | Human Resources and Education Law | Scoop.it
The importance of early literacy cannot be understated. Countless studies have shown that students who start reading earlier are better prepared for the academic road ahead. Not to mention, early read
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Controversy, confusion around workplace accommodation | Canadian HR Reporter

Doctor’s notes, the York University case and childcare have muddied the waters for employers
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Yes, you can dismiss an employee on leave

But employers need to be prepared to 'prove a negative'
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