The European Space Agency (ESA) (French: Agence spatiale européenne - ASE) is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the exploration of space, with 20 member states. Established in 1975 and headquartered in Paris, France, ESA has a staff of more than 2,000 with an annual budget of about €4.28 billion / US$5.51 billion (2013).
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  • Probation: Why Bother?

    … that probationary periods are not helpful to either employers or employees. Furthermore, employers have a legal duty to act in good faith towards their employees, regardless of whether they are on probation. Both during the employment period (see Bhasin v. Hrynew) and at the time of dismissal (see Honda v. Keays), an employer must act in good faith, which…

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  • Employment Standards: Why Ignorance is Not Bliss for Employers

    … of this blog post to summarize all of an employer’s obligations under the BC Employment Standards Act (ESA), we were inspired by the Ontario inspections to offer a “refresher” on the three employment standards areas that caused the most trouble for Ontario employers: overtime, stat holidays, and vacation pay. As in Ontario, the BC Employment…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 33 readers -
  • Maternity Leave and Job Protection: Are There Exceptions?

    … in such situations? According to a recent decision from the Ontario Labour Relations Board (the Board), if an employer uses the opportunity of an employee’s statutory leave to restructure, this may lead to sanctions under employment standards legislation. Employment Standards: Lamoureux v. JYSK In Melanie Lamoureux v. JYSK Linen N Furniture Inc…

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