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Labour News
Apr 24, 2014
Composite index up 1.6 per cent in March

Apr 24, 2014
Elimination of non-union positions to be completed by November

Apr 23, 2014
Fast food chain conducts third-party audit

Apr 23, 2014
Saskatchewan’s largest union to support locked out employees

Apr 23, 2014
Federal government under fire amidst reports some employers abuse system

Apr 22, 2014
Employers misusing temporary foreign worker program face fines and jail time

Apr 21, 2014
Teachers will refuse to meet with management, supervise students outside regular class hours
Global Labour News
Apr 23, 2014
Vote marks first successful union drive by JetBlue workers

Apr 22, 2014
Pensions, bargaining power at center of labour action

Apr 21, 2014
Union plans to call on Congress to investigate alleged interference

Apr 17, 2014
Biggest surge in strikes, protests since global financial crisis

Apr 16, 2014
Pressure mounts for Bank of England to raise record-low benchmark interest rate

Apr 16, 2014
Fund to support employers in creation of new training programs
Current Issue
CURRENT ISSUE: Apr 21, 2014
Government’s new directive violates collective agreements: Unions

Part-time worker refused interview because of educational requirements

Employees get just as many days off: Arbitrator

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MARCH 2014
MARCH 2014
Blaine Donais, founder of Workplace Fairness Institute, talks to Canadian HR Reporter TV about how organizations can build relationships with unions to improve morale and business results

Managing the Sandwich Generation, When BLT means “Balancing Legal Trouble”

Learn practical strategies for managing the complicated legal issues that come with both an aging population and increased family obligations for employees
Date: Apr 29, 2014
Time: 12- 1 pm EDT
Cost: $69

Preparing Your Business for Strike or a Work Stoppage: Plan, Prepare and Execute

Knowing best practices and how to navigate the difficult circumstances of a work stoppage can minimize the damage to your organization

You're Fired! Just Cause for Dismissal in Canada

Stuart E. Rudner

Summary dismissal is an inherently grey area. There are no hard and fast rules, and in many cases it is impossible to predict with certainty how a court might rule upon a particular set of facts.

This looseleaf text is a practical reference tool for employment law practitioners and human resources professionals on the law of summary dismissal in Canada. The expert commentary provides a thorough review of the law and helps clarify what is and what is not just cause of dismissal. 

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