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Labour News
Feb 9, 2016
Union members report health, safety concerns

Feb 9, 2016
More than 430 workers affected

Feb 8, 2016
Premier says plan would stimulate employment

Feb 5, 2016
Unemployment rate 7.2 per cent

Feb 5, 2016
Agreement includes improvements to wages, wage grids

Feb 4, 2016
BCGEU signs declaration in opposition of Northern Gateway

Feb 4, 2016
Last agreement expired in March 2014
Global Labour News
Feb 8, 2016
Demand almost one year's unpaid wages

Feb 4, 2016
Transportation remains grounded by strike action

Feb 3, 2016
Negotiations to kick off in mid-March

Feb 1, 2016
Pension reform central to negotiations

Feb 1, 2016
More than 1,000 employees participated in labour action

Jan 29, 2016
Tightening jobs market gradually lifts wage growth
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CURRENT ISSUE: Feb 8, 2016
Employees must pay back portion of funds received during lockout

Re-assignment of nurses' duties violated collective agreement

The union said the employer did not have sufficient evidence to justify discipline

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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

Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

Determine if testing is appropriate for your workplace and how to go about it
Date: Feb 24, 2016
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Employee Off-Duty Conduct – Protecting the Workplace

The off-duty conduct of employees is a hot issue for employers right now. Here’s what your organization can do to protect itself

Canadian Labour Reporter Special Report: Dismissals in the Unionized Workplace, Third Edition

By: Matthew L.O. Certosimo, LL.B., C.S. (Labour Law), Michelle S. Henry, B.A., M.A., J.D.


Canadian Labour Reporter Special Report: Dismissals in the Unionized Workplace, Third Edition addresses the thorny problem of how to manage employee terminations in a unionized environment. Readers will learn what arbitrators will demand as proof of just cause for termination, what amounts to suitable discipline and in what circumstances arbitrators will overturn termination decisions or vary disciplinary sanctions. This book includes practical advice on conducting a workplace investigation and preparing for a hearing, what mistakes can be fatal to your case and when to recognize that a dismissal cannot be defended at arbitration – along with three extremely valuable and practical checklists on conducting investigations, employee discipline and preparing for arbitration hearings.

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