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COVID-19 and the Workplace

Whether you are an employer or an employee, this unprecedented set of circumstances has raised a lot of difficult questions. If you are unsure of your rights and obligations, we are here to help.

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Negotiating the severance package

In many dismissals without cause, the parties engage in extended negotiations regarding the severance package…

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Terminating a Fixed-Term Contract of Employment

In previous blog posts, I have discussed the dangers of Fixed-term Contracts, The Hidden Risks of…

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Discipline for Off-Duty Conduct

In my latest Canadian HR Law blog post, I tackled the controversial issue of whether…

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Workplace privacy: how far can your employer go?

Can employers search the content of your workplace computer, tablet or smartphone? What if you…

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Stuart on BNN’s The Close: What you say outside of work can get you fired

Recently, Stuart was invited to appear on BNN and discuss off-duty conduct and how employees…

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Common Termination Traps to Avoid

In my latest First Reference Talks blog post, I discuss common "termination traps" that employers…

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Check out Stuart’s Guide to Canadian HR Law

In 2014, Stuart updated the Canadian HR Law Guide that he had previously written for…

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Notice of Resignation – Too Much or Too Little?

In recent times, I have seen employers complain about employees resigning without sufficient notice and,…

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City News appearances discussing aspects of JianGhomeshi

In recent weeks, Stuart has appeared twice on City News to discuss issues related to…

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Workplace Investigations

Tips For a Successful Mediation

In my latest Canadian HR Law blog post, I provided some tips on how parties…

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680 News Toronto: Stuart on holiday parties

Stuart discusses the liabilities associated with holiday parties in this interview with James Munroe of…

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NewsTalk1010: Stuart on unpaid internships

Stuart discusses the legality of unpaid internships with NewsTalk1010 Toronto on June 13th, 2013.

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