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Labour News
Oct 8, 2015
MOL to hold public consultations this fall

Oct 8, 2015
As many as 4,000 health workers could be affected

Oct 8, 2015
Canadian Union of Postal Workers files complaint over flyers

Oct 7, 2015
Agreement is a net zero deal: Government

Oct 7, 2015
Critics warn it will kill thousands of jobs

Oct 6, 2015
Furniture maker cited religious reasons for shutdown

Oct 5, 2015
We discuss labour, legacy and future of Ontario unions
Global Labour News
Oct 7, 2015
'Everywhere else in the world, there are layoffs... and they don't cause this kind of problems'

Oct 6, 2015
Workers in position to walk off job as early as Wednesday night

Oct 5, 2015
Union condems workers' 'outdated behaviour'

Oct 1, 2015
Agreement includes improvements to wages, benefits

Sep 30, 2015
Tentative agreement includes pay raise, signing bonus

Sep 29, 2015
Reforms to improve oversight, transparency
Current Issue
CURRENT ISSUE: Oct 5, 2015
Says use of temporary foreign workers leaves domestic seamen out of work

No other employees disciplined for participating in overtime ban

Employee developed injury at workplace

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Lyndsay Wasser, co-chair of the privacy group at McMillan LLP, sat down with Canadian HR Reporter to discuss pitfalls and benefits of using social media to conduct background checks during the recruitment process. Liz Foster reports

Preventing Bullying and Violence in the Workplace: 5 Key Strategies for Employers

Practical strategies to help mitigate the legal and bottom-line risks associated withe workplace violence and bullying
Date: Oct 29, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Is There a Better Way? When Investigations Aren’t the Answer

Solving a workplace problem without resorting to an investigation can sometimes be the way to go – if it’s the right circumstances
Date: Nov 10, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Social Media: An organization’s best friend and worst enemy

Social media can’t be ignored but it can have a positive role for employers if approached effectively

Canadian Labour Reporter Special Report: Out of the Mist: Understanding Canadian Labour Relations Strategy

This unique book covers the theory and foundation concepts of labour relations strategy. Labour relations strategy is all about developing an effective organizational culture and the employee relations climate to achieve the overall business objectives. The authors explore various themes by borrowing from several disciplines and applying relevant concepts to the labour relations context. The book takes a collaborative view of the subject in spite of the adversarial nature of traditional labour relations. The authors have structured the book around the Buddhist parable of searching for the Ox to make it more interesting and to help describe strategic thought as a journey. The book is written for anyone who is in, or aspires to be in, a strategic role with responsibilities for the management of people (especially in a unionized environment or one that could potentially become unionized). This includes senior executives, HR practitioners, labour relations specialists and people in general management roles. The book seeks to inspire them to think strategically about the practice of labour relations and to ensure they have a labour relations strategy that creates and sustains competitive advantage for their organization and creates shared value for multiple stakeholders.

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