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  • Postmedia’s Layoffs: Words to the Wise

    … By Fiona Anderson. As a former journalist, I can’t help but be mesmerized by the bloodletting that is happening at newspapers and television and radio stations across Canada. The only exception is the publicly funded Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Private companies need to make money to survive and, with advertisers now having their own…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 29 readers -
  • 3 Problems with Union Members Hiring their Own Lawyers

    … David Brown, Lawyer. I often receive requests for consultations from unionized workers dissatisfied with their employer, their union or both. Frequently, this dissatisfaction arises out of the worker having a grievance with the company, but he or she feels that they are not receiving proper representation from their union. Before going ahead…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 19 readers -
  • Workplace Dress Codes: What Employers Should Know

    … and unenforceable. Non-Unionized Employees – Is the Policy Discriminatory? What Not to Wear In a non-unionized setting, employers have more freedom when it comes to imposing policies regarding employee dress or appearance. The primary consideration in this context is human rights legislation: when adopting a workplace dress code, an employer may…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 25 readers -
  • DAPA and the fog of (political) war

    … decision, a 3-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, on May 6th, declined to do either; furthermore (in what may be the most significant harbinger of bad news for DAPA to date) that 2-judge majority held that the United States is not likely to prevail on the merits of its appeal. See http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/15/15-40238-CV0.pdf…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 9 readers -