Employee Contract

  • Sustainable employment: terminating the relationship (AdvocateDaily.com)

    … (by Kathy Rumleski, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor) While dismissing an employee is never easy, Richard Johnson says a sustainable employment model in the workplace can make it less painful. “Try to do what you can for your employee to move on from this. If you’re going to dismiss someone, think about what would be important to you in the same situation,” Johnson tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read the full article here. The post Sustainable employment: terminating the relationship (AdvocateDaily.com) appeared first on . …

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  • Implied Terms in Employment Contracts: Part 2 (Employers)

    …, that it is NOT possible to contract out of the provisions of the BC Employment Standards Act that entitle an employee to certain amounts on dismissal as compensation for length of service. (For a review of the basics on notice and severance, read my colleague Samantha Stepney’s post here.) Obligation to Treat Employees with “Decency, Civility, Respect…

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  • Implied Terms in Employment Contracts: Part 1

    … By Geoff Mason. Employment contracts come in all shapes and sizes. They vary in terms of detail, style and substance. There’s one thing they all have in common, however. Every employment agreement is FULL of implied terms. An “implied term” is best understood when compared with an “express term”, which is a contractual term that two parties…

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  • Workplace Discrimination: A Question of Power and Authority

    … term or condition of employment because of the race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age of that person or because that person has been convicted of a criminal or summary conviction offence…

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  • Employer Forum Recap: Recruitment and Hiring

    … contract”. A dependent contractor is economically dependent on one employer, works exclusively for one employer, and may be entitled to reasonable notice upon termination of the working relationship. Read Trevor’s blog post on a recent court decision out of Ontario here to learn more. Constructive Dismissal. Constructive dismissal occurs when…

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  • Flex hours: making it work for your business

    … If the number of articles published on Forbes.com alone is any indication, workplace flexibility is a hot topic for today’s employers. Researchers and pundits alike hail the benefits of flexible work arrangements, which include employee happiness, productivity, and engagement. In certain circumstances, such as where an employee faces health…

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