Policies and Procedure

What really needs to be included?

By Patrizia Piccolo

Each time an employer considers putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard, as the case may be) to draft an employment contract, the potential for costly errors exists. However, if proper forethought is given to the essential terms of the contract, then mistakes can be avoided, money can be saved and heartburn can be escaped.

What to do if your employee is “one of them”

By Stuart Rudner and Brittany Taylor

It is hard to believe that in 2017, an article discussing the rights of employers who learn that their employees are spending their off-duty hours at neo-Nazi rallies and demonstrations would be considered timely and relevant. Unfortunately, the reality is that recent events in the United States involving demonstrations by

And how to avoid them

By Janet Spence, CPM

The Record of Employment (ROE) provides the most important information for the Employment Insurance (EI) program and is used to process EI benefits, determine claim duration, payment rates and entitlements.  

An ROE must be issued by an employer when an employee has an interruption of earnings of seven consecutive calendar days, or in the case where their salary falls below 60 per cent of regular weekly earnings as a result of illness, injury,

By John Carinci

One in three employed Canadians will be off work for 90 days or longer at some point during their career due to disability.

HR Professional

By Cathy Gallagher-Louisy


Offering help and accommodation enables top performance

By Hilary Davies, MES

In Canada, whistleblowers often only come to public attention when the reporting is external and a sensational story hits the news. At this point, the reputational damage to an organization is already done and the opportunity to mitigate the effects may have disappeared.