Legal Words

Employers need to be prepared in order to come out on top

By Michael Mazzuca

It’s sometimes said that mediation has no winners. It’s not true. Mediation is rarely all or nothing, but that doesn’t mean that one side doesn’t win. How do you “win” a mediation? As with many things in life, winning at mediation comes from doing your homework. By following the five key steps below, HR professionals can win before they even set foot in the mediation room.

Avoiding discrimination on the basis of disability

By Allison E. MacIsaac

As the use of medical marijuana becomes more prevalent, employers are encouraged to place a high priority on ensuring they meet their legal obligations towards employees requiring the use of medical marijuana, and, in particular, their duties towards such employees.

By Mark Repath

For almost 40 years, it had been an open question whether federally regulated employers could be ordered to reinstate an employee who had been dismissed without cause.

By Naumaan Hameed 

On Nov. 19, 2016, the federal government introduced fundamental changes to Express Entry – Canada’s electronic system for selecting economic immigrants.

By Sheryl L. Johnson

While some top 10 lists have a humorous topic, this one does not. This top 10 list draws your attention to the 10 most common employer mistakes so that your organization can avoid the costly consequences of “getting it wrong.”

By Elaine Newman

Mediation of a wrongful dismissal action or a human rights complaint has to reflect the long-term human resources strategy.