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2017 December

Retirement Just Ain’t What it Used to Be
3 Trending Issues in Employment Law
Which Comes First Employee Engagement or Employee Experience?
Employer Not Liable for Defamation for Giving Partly Negative Reference
Arbitration Decision on Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Is Overturned
Union Found to Discriminate Against Tradesperson with Exam Anxiety
Leadership Lessons on Supporting Military Veterans in Business
Thank-You Notes Can Tip the Scale in Job Candidates' Favour, Yet Few Write Them
Fed. Gov’t. Takes Strong Action Against Harassment and Sexual Violence at Work
Canada's Unions Welcome Legislation on Workplace Harassment and Violence
More Choice And Flexibility For Families And Caregivers, Starting December 3, 2017
Winners of the 2018 'Canada's Top 100 Employers' Competition are Announced
Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance Established to Advance Gender Diversity on Boards and EX Positions
Website Aims to Help Canadians Prepare For an Infectious Disease Outbreak
Making the Case for Workplace Wellness Programs
BC: Paving the Way for Women to Thrive in the Building Trades
AB: New Transition Supports for Alberta Coal Workers
SK: Prov. Celebrates Skilled Trades and Technology Week
MB: Prov. Begins Consultations On Project Labour Agreements
ON: Prov. Creating Fair Workplaces by Expanding Personal Emergency Leave
ON: Prov. Seeking Public Input to Strengthen Worker Safety
ON: Unifor Welcomes Paid Domestic Violence Leave in Bill 148
NB: Legislation to Support Small Businesses Introduced
PE: Helping Students Move from the Classroom to the Workplace
Money on the Mind: Personal Finances a Major Stressor for Many Canadians
The Season – and Rewards – of Corporate Giving
2017 November

The More Things Change….
Building Bridges for Our Future
Benefits of Workplace Coaching
Nurse Awarded 24 Months’ Notice After Employer Told Her to “Get Out!”
Nurse Who Accessed Medical Records Without Authorization is Ordered Reinstated
Texts Sent to Administrative Employee Amounted to Sexual Harassment
The New HR with Analytics, “People Insurance”
Are Managers the Biggest Barriers to Innovation?
G7 Meeting of Ministers of Labour and Employment Focuses on the Future Of Work
PWC Canada Using Innovation to Tackle Youth Unemployment
Assess and Manage Asbestos Related Risks in the Workplace
Canadians Who Are Very Interested in What Causes Companies Support Sees Significant Increase
Rallies for a Better NAFTA Held across Canada
Machine Learning and AI Demand Fundamental Changes to the Canadian Workforce: New Report
Canadian Organizations Face Significant Challenges in Managing Workplace Mental Health Issues
YK: Territory Tables Bill to Amend the Workers’ Compensation Act and the OHS Act
BC: Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Take Action to Spur Economic Growth
AB: Prov. Improves Economic Immigration Process
AB: Men Championing Women’s Equality at Work
SK: Unemployment Rate Drops in September
MB: Prov. Advises Employers Prosecuted for Workplace Incidents
ON: Prov. Seeking Input on Employment and Labour Law Rules
ON: Bill to Create Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Passes Second Reading
ON: New WSIB Policy Leaves Workers Suffering From Chronic Mental Stress Out In the Cold
PE: 15,000 People In Atlantic Canada To Benefit From Fed. and Atlantic Provinces’ Apprenticeship Harmonization Efforts
Millennials Most Likely to Have Experience with Depression
What Generation Gap?
2017 October

You Can Count on It
Going Smarter at Work: Bridging the Digital Divide
Going Healthy for a Month. Going Healthy All Year
Labourer Failed to Mitigate Damages by Seeking Career Change
Dishonesty Alone Does Not Justify Termination, Arbitrator Finds
Canadian Human Rights Act Now Protects Gender Identity in Federal Employers
Workers Give the Boss High Marks
Should You 'Friend' Your Coworkers?
Canada Employment Insurance Commission Announces 2018 EI Premium Rate and Maximum Insurable Earnings
Call for Proposals for Sectoral Labour Market Information Launched
Fed. Gov’t. Launches Student Work Placements to Help 60,000 Post-Secondary Students Over the Next 5 Years
Employment Increase Continues String of Good Economic News
Law Professor Wins Gold Medal for Research on Workers’ Rights
Canadian Employees in Line For Another 2.8% Pay Raise In 2018, Survey
ITAC Launches Career Ready Program, With Government of Canada Funding, To Help SME’s Access Post-Secondary Work-Term Students
Powerful Global Coalition to Boost Equal Pay For Women At Work
NU: Territorial Premiers Release New Vision for Sustainable Development
BC: Prov. Celebrated Disability Employment Month in September
ON: New Program Helps Ontario Business Connect with the Right Talent
ON: $760 Million to Remain In the Ontario Economy Following Latest WSIB Rate Cut
ON: Prov. Boosting Safety for Workers
NB: Province to Host Job Fairs to Boost Labour Force
PE: Input Sought On Minimum Wage Review
The Art of Following Up
Workplace Culture And Career Progression Outshine Paycheque In Evolving Canadian Workforce
2017 September

No Way
Why Ethics in the Workplace are Important
Changing the Channel: Creating an Inclusive Workplace
Terminated Employee Had No Right to Bonus, Court Rules
Adjudicators Must Consider Progressive Discipline, Judge Rules
Ill Will, Not Age, Was Cause of Termination, Tribunal Finds
9 Reasons Leaders Aren’t Leading
Professionals in for a Retreat? Not Likely
Canadian Organizations Have a Role to Play in Helping Employees Balance Work and Eldercare Obligations
NAFTA Talks: Scrap High-Profile Protectionist Policies or Risk the Trade Deal
NAFTA Talks Must Help Workers, Strengthen Cooperation
Morneau Shepell Survey Shows Salaries Expected to Increase By 2.3% in 2018
Canadian CFOs: Not Involved in Shaping Corporate Culture
Time is Money: Nearly Half of Workers Would Take Extra Vacation Time over a Pay Raise
BC: Health and Safety Resources for Wildfire Season
AB: Review to Examine Workplace Health and Safety
AB: Province's OHS Review Welcome, Long Overdue
MB: Prov. Makes Progress Toward Offering Pooled Registered Pension Plans
ON: 185,000 Ontario Jobs at Risk from Bill 148: Independent Economic Impact Analysis
ON: Ontario Improving Training for Workers in the Culture Sector
PE: Youth Introduced To Construction Careers as Industry Booms
NL: Prov. Calls for Expressions of Interest to Help Newcomers Secure Employment in their Fields
How to Make Organizational Values Come Alive
I Quit and Now I Regret It
2017 August

A Two-Way Street
5 Trends in Health and Wellness at Work
The Case Against Meetings
Woman Allowed to Keep Income Earned After Being Fired
Arbitrators Uphold Discipline of Firefighters for Posting Vulgar Tweets
Supreme Court Upholds Termination for Failing to Disclose Cocaine Use
White Paper Available On Cannabis and Impairment in the Workplace
Learning on the Clock?
BC: WorkSafeBC Launches Young Worker Safety Campaign
Fed. Gov’t. Taking Next Steps in Banning Asbestos to Protect Workers' Health & Safety
New Funding Will Help Support a Vibrant Gender Equality Movement Across Canada
Manulife Re-enforces its Commitment to Mental Health at Work
Newly Released Canadian Data Confirms Companies Need an Employee Volunteer Program To Attract and Retain Talent
AB: Premiers Continue to Focus on Jobs and Economic Growth
SK: Saskatchewan's Minimum Wage Will Increase in October
ON: HRPA Member Survey finds New Workplace Legislation a Mixed Bag for Ontario Employers
ON: Prov. Creating Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs
ON: Taking Further Action to Protect Retirement Security
NB: SEED Program Underway
Working Hard or Hardly Working?
Do You Work For A Bully – or Just a Tough Boss?
2017 July

Getting Young People to Work
HR & the 'Gig' Economy
Bringing Method to the Madness of Managing a Virtual Workforce
Judge Upholds Transit Authority’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy
Court Upholds Employer’s Right to Curtail Union Emails
Nurse Who Was Asked Personal Questions Was Not Discriminated Against
Troubled Skies: Airlines May Have Important HR Issues to Resolve
The Canadian Public Service's ‘Millennials Problem’
Fed. Gov’t. Launches Global Skills Strategy
Express Entry Now Awards Extra Points to Candidates With Siblings in Canada and Candidates With Strong French Language Skills
Joint Union/Management Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion Releases Mid-Term Progress Update
Canada Ratifies International Convention, Meets With EU Partners
Inclusiveness Key to Keeping Female Employees in Science, Tech
Canada’s Future Standard Of Living is in Jeopardy: Deloitte
The Canadian Public Service has a ‘millennials problem’: Deloitte
Cash in at Work or Clean up at Home?
AB: Employers, Not Unions, Threaten and Intimidate Unionizing Workers
SK: May Job Growth
ON: CUPE Education Workers Reach Agreement on Bill 115 "Remedy" With Provincial Government
NS: Changes to Occupational Health and Safety Act Now in Effect
PE: Government, Industry Addressing Construction Workforce Needs
NL: Provincial Government Releases Summary of Minimum Wage Consultations
ON: Ontario Introduces Legislation to Create Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs
5 Ways to Encourage Innovation
Work-Life Balance on the Rise, and Managers are Leading the Way
2017 June

Live Long and Prosper
Improving Internal Communications
Strategic Organizational Design: Building a Better Organization
Police Officer Awarded $100,000 in Damages for Harassment
Union Does Not Have Right to Consultation on All Accommodation Requests
Employer Ordered to Offer Epileptic Nurse a Position
Companies Helping Employees Hit the Books
7 Leadership Team Failure Factors
G20 Ministers Meet on Building More Inclusive and Diverse Workforces
Apprentices Get Help With Training & Getting Certified Thanks to Fed. Gov’t. Program
Canadian Employers Need Longer Term Workforce Planning to Stay Competitive
Canadian Leaders Need to Prepare Now for the Future, yet They Do Not Feel Ready, Study
Great-West Life Renews Funding For CMHA
Health Care System Sustainability a Key Concern as Canadians Get Older
32 Cdn. Organizations Shortlisted for Inaugural Employee Recommended Workplace Award
University Of Fredericton Launches Online Course to Enhance Resiliency, Help Students Cope With Stress
Retention Red Flags: Many Employers Missing the Warning Signs
AB: Employment Training gets Albertans Back to Work
AB: More Summer Jobs Created for Alberta Students
ON: GE Peterborough Workers Exposed to Thousands of Toxic Chemicals
ON: Putting Good Jobs in a Precarious Situation
ON: Implementation is Key to Success of Workplace Violence Report: OPSEU
ON: WSIB Has New Way to Measure Workplace Health and Safety
NB: Summit on Employment And Entrepreneurship For People With a Disability
NB: Task Force, Auditor General to Examine Workers’ Compensation
NL: Prov. Gov’t. Announces Projects to Help Newcomers Secure Employment in their Fields
I Don't Get by With a Little Help From My Friends
3 Crucial Skills For Leading Without Authority
2017 May

The Elephant in the Room: Mental Illness
Employment Equity - Are We There Yet?
People Analytics: The Technology of Today and Tomorrow
Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Minors Was Wrongfully Dismissed
Warehouse Worker Who Attacked Colleague Gets Reinstated
Not All Ontario Restaurants Comply With Gender-Neutral Dress Codes
Leaders Need Flexible Body Language
Everyone is a Comedian … At Work?
Fed. Gov’t. Strengthens Temporary Foreign Worker Program through Budget 2017
What's In A Name? Name-Blind Recruitment Comes to the Fed. Gov't.
Budget 2017 Helps Newcomers Get Their Credentials Recognized and Find Jobs More Quickly
ILO Says Social Dialogue Key to Shaping the Future of Work We Want
Website Provides Information to Bridge the Gap between Sex, Gender, and Workplace Health and Safety
Budget 2017 Makes Lifelong Learning for a Changing Job Market More Affordable
Canadian CFO Leadership Network Launched to Focus on Developing Sustainable Businesses
Senate Betrays Canadian Workers on Bill C-4
Business Council Hails Domestic Free Trade Agreement
Fed. Gov’t. Announces New $1.26-Billion Fund for Business Innovation
Everyday Inclusion: Winners of 'Canada's Best Diversity Employers' are announced for 2017
CAMH and Morneau Shepell announce the Presenting Partner for 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health
BC: New Skills and Job Training for Unemployed Vancouver Residents
AB: Results of Curriculum Survey Support Career Focus
MB: Labour Board Finds that Manitoba Harvest Violated Rights of Workers Seeking Unionization
SK: Winners of 2017 'Saskatchewan's Top Employers' Competition are Announced
ON: Increased Protection Needed For Temp Workers
ON: Ontario's Pay Equity Office Taking Steps to Advance Women's Economic Equality
NB: Innovation Week Set for May 4-12
NL: Minister Byrne Recognizes Success of Transitions to Work Pilot Program
Decode the Human
What's the Next Step on the CFO's Career Ladder?
2017 April

Dealing with Bullies
New Roles for HR Professionals
More Effective Meetings
Court Strikes Down Termination Clause in an Employment Agreement
Termination Upheld for Alcoholic Who Abandoned Treatment Agreements
Woman Who Did Not Disclose Medical Condition Was Discriminated Against
Who Wants a Mentor?
Many Canadian Workers Face a Growth Gap
Fed. Gov't. Invests in Program to Combat Sedentary Behaviour at Work
Fed. Gov't. Increases Support forJob skills for Toronto youth
Mental Health Commission of Canada Releases Implementation Findings on National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
Skills/Compétences Canada Backs HeForShe
WSIP Funds Research to Help Injured Workers Recover and Return to Work
The Key to Building Successful Indigenous Partnerships Explored in New Study
A New Way for Students to Improve Their Innovation Skills is Launched
BC: New Grads and Co-ops Drive Talent Development in B.C.’s Tech Sector
AB: Budget 2017 is Focused on Creating Good Jobs
SK: Prov. Proclaims Agricultural Safety Week
NS: Funding Helps Young Nova Scotians Connect with Businesses
NB: Amendments to Prov.'s Human Rights Act
PE: Fed./Prov. Gov't Highlight Success of Training Investments
NF: Prov. Gov't. Invites Employers to Join Atlantic Immigration Pilot Project
Clash of the Coworkers
Legalities of Forcing Receptionists’ Attire, a Day One Contract Signing, and Mat Leave Firings
2017 March

Keep the Human in Human Resources
Career Development for the Future
360 Degree Evaluations: Do They Work?
Fast Food Worker Fired for Theft Is Awarded $46,000
Union Allowed to Have Observers at Bargaining Table
Mechanic Was Discriminated Against When Denied Medical Marijuana
How Leaders Project Charisma
Both Sides of the Bargaining Table Willing to Work Together to Meet Employee Needs in 2017
BC: Time to Take Action on Road Safety in Your Workplace
AB: Thousands of Accidents, Dozens of Deaths on Farms Prove Agricultural Employment Laws Need Modernization
MB: Province Providing Funds to Train Newcomers For Wood Manufacturing Jobs
ON: Court of Appeal Allows Class Action Law Suit to Proceed Against WSIB
ON: Province Seeking Public Input to Update Fair Wage Policy
NS: Internships Help Young Nova Scotians Gain Experience, Spur Innovation
PE: Handbook Helps Support Employees Affected By Family Violence
NL: College of the North Atlantic to Host Province’s Workforce Innovation Centre
Updated Federal Policy on Substance Dependence Now Available for Canadian Employers
Taking Action Against Harassment and Sexual Violence in Federal Workplaces
Jobs a Plenty: Canadian Employment Surprises on the Upside Again in January
Painful Disorders Focus of International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day
New Survey Reveals the Diversity of Canada's Millennial Generation Through Their Social Values
Feeling Safer at Work? Survey Says: It's a Welcome Trend
Why You Need Emotional Intelligence at Work
Where's The Boss?
When Can You Safely Terminate an Employee On Disability Leave Without Breaking the Law?
The Skills Workers Say Managers Need to Improve Most
2017 February

People v Machine
Does Your Corporate Culture Deliver?
Welcome Aboard: Best Practices in On-boarding New Employees
Employer Had the Right to Provide Minimum Notice in Termination
Machine Operator Needed Driver’s Licence for the Job
Employer Did Not Discriminate Against Most-Qualified Candidate
How to Build a Company Culture That Matters to Employees
Employers Not Planning for CPP Reform, Survey
Momentum Builds for Domestic Violence Leave in Workplace Contracts - Steelworkers
Canada Summer Jobs 2017 Application Period for Employers Extended
Fed. Gov’t. Improves Accessibility for Canadians With Disabilities Within Their Workplaces and Communities
Governments, Seize the Day for Better Mental Health
CIBC Introduces New Initiative to Support Employment For Canadians Living With a Disability
Manulife Employees in Canada Receive $10,000 Per Year in Mental Health Benefits
Recognizing Tomorrow's Disruptors Today: Winners of the 2017 "Canada's Top Employers for Young People"
BC: The BC Jobs Plan Showcases 5 Years of Growth
BC: Premier Tasks Santa Ono to Establish Innovation Network
AB: Research grants support safe, healthy workplaces
SK: Workers' Compensation Act Amended to Support Workers with Psychological Injuries
ON: Workers and Advocates Welcome Changes to WSIB drug policy
NS: Government Works to Improve Health Care Workplace Safety
Employee Reference Letters: Is It Safer to Provide Them or to Refuse Them?
Organizational Change Linked To Physical and Mental Health Sick Leave
2017 January

Time Management One More Time
150 Years of Work
Is Sitting the New Smoking?
Insurance Broker Was Unjustly Dismissed for Client Complaint
Grocery Workers in Freezer Department Are Entitled to Higher Pay
Employer Discriminated Against Driver Based on Family Status
Companies are Failing to Integrate Millennials Into Their Workplaces
Canadian Leaders Join Forces to ‘Hack’ Diversity Gaps
Fed. Gov’t. Asbestos Ban to Make Workplaces Safer
CUPE Celebrates Comprehensive Federal Asbestos Ban
Global Skills Strategy Aims to Create More Good Jobs for Canadians
UNIFOR: Defend Pensions – Stop Bill C-27
Global Wage Growth Falls to its Lowest Level in 4 Years
Canadian CIOs Reveal Hiring Plans and Challenges for First Half of 2017
BC: Canada-B.C. Partnership to Train For Cooking and Forestry Careers
AB: Work Safely in the Cold Weather
AB: Work Should Not Be a Barrier When Escaping Domestic Abuse
ON: Frustrated Injured Workers Take Their Message to the Steps of the WSIB
ON: Ontario Working with Federal Government to Protect Temporary Foreign Workers
ON: Ontario Working to Close Gender Wage Gap
Top Job Search Blunders Revealed
Many Canadians Work an Extra Half Week to Take a Week Off
2016 December

Doing More on Workplace Wellness
Managing in a Unionized Environment
Creating a Learning Organization
Fired Manager Who Became a Cashier Had Met Duty to Mitigate
Employer Told to Change its Approach to Customer Complaints on Social Media
Childless Teacher Wasn’t Discriminated Against by Employer Child Benefit
What Are the Top Drivers of Workplace Happiness?
Management Practices Can Reduce Mental Health Claim Rates
Improvements to Express Entry on the Way
Women and Persons with Disabilities Being Left Behind on CPP Expansion
Fed. Gov’t. Investing in Healthy and Active Lifestyles in the Workplace
First Responders Fight to Establish the Presumption that PTSD is an Occupational Stress Injury
Gender Parity Improves Profitability, Workplace Culture and Benefits the Economy at Large – PwC Report
New Canadian journalism award shines spotlight on workplace mental health
Indigenous Works to Foster Corporate-Indigenous Partnerships
Canada's Top 100 Employers' for 2017 Announced
Wellness at work
The Retirement Balancing Act: Small Changes Help Savings Last For Life
WWF-Canada Recognizes Corporate Conservation Champions for 2016
BC: New Study Looks at Labour Demands for Cooks And Chefs
SK: Amendment Supports Workers Experiencing Psychological Injuries
ON: Ontario Working to Close Gender Wage Gap
ON: Life and Health Insurance Industry Applauds Ontario Adoption of PRPPs
NB: Amendments to WorkSafeNB legislation and policies
Preventing Overtime Liabilities
Holiday Gift-Giving Guide: Office Edition
2016 November

Is Your Boss Making You Sick?
The Pension Olympics: Where do You Stand on the Podium?
Celebrate the Holidays at Work: All of the Holidays
Court Upholds Termination of Teacher Who Falsified Student Grades
Non-unionized Federal Employees Can’t Be Dismissed Without Just Cause
Board of Inquiry Approves Settlement for Truck Driver Fired after Surgery
Busting Severance Pay Myths: Key Factors to Keep in Mind
When It Comes to Hiring, Wait For Resumes or Cast a Wide Net?
BC: Creating Jobs for People With Disabilities, Increasing Accessibility
AB: Key Infrastructure Projects Create 8,000 Jobs in 2016
MB: Prov. Releases Results of Labour Market and Skills Training Consultations
ON: Ontario's Employers Caution Government on Changing Workplaces Review
ON: Updated OHRC Policy on Drug And Alcohol Testing Gives Valuable Guidance on Protecting Rights
ON: New OHRC Policy on Ableism and Discrimination Based On Disability
NB: Government Supports Immigrant Business Initiative
Fed./Prov. Ministers Prepare Canadians for the Jobs of Today and Tomorrow
Fed. Gov’t. Highlights National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value
Support Confirmed for Historic CPP Improvements
Fed./Prov. Ministers of Immigration Discuss Future Immigration Planning
Employment in Canada Surges in September
Eight in Ten (77%) Canadians Have Wanted to Be Their Own Boss
Seven in Ten Canadians Say They’d Hire a Sighted Job Candidate Over a Blind One
Bossy Business
2016 WorldSkills Leaders Forum Provides New Perspectives on the Future of Skills
Feeling Sick this Cold and Flu Season? Stay Home, say Coworkers
Three-Quarters of Canadians Stand By Loyalty in the Workplace
2016 October

Time to Refocus on Workplace Violence and Harassment
Look Out Below: Safety First at the Office
Two Key Issues in Employment Law
Former CEO Awarded Over $300,000 in Unpaid Bonus
Care Attendant Fired for Being Drunk Gets Reinstated
Temporary Labourer Was Terminated for Failing to Report to Work
Survey Reveals the Attributes CFOs and Workers Value Most
Recent Declines in Canada’s Temporary Foreign Workers Mask Underlying Trends
Mental Health, Flex Work Key Topics Discussed at Meeting of Labour Ministers
Strengthened CPP for a More Secure Retirement, Better Quality of Life for Middle Class
Benefits of Employer-Sponsored Specialty Medications Extend Beyond the Workplace
Unmet Mental Health Care Needs Costing Canadian Economy Billions
Canadian CFOs Reveal Hiring Plans for Next Six Months
Majority of Canadians Would Work for Government, Survey
Average Canadian Starting Salaries to Rise 3.1% in 2017
AB: Province Committed to Protecting At-risk Workers
AB: HRIA Releases HR Trends Reports
ON: Decisive Action Needed to Eliminate Ontario's Gender Wage Gap: Steelworkers
ON: WSIB Announces First Premium Rate Reduction Since 2001
NB: Consultation Announced on Minimum Wage and Employment Standards
NS: Province Launches New Employment Services Network Across Nova Scotia
Almost 30% of Canadians Go to Work Feeling Tired
You're Ready For Your Video Interview. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
2016 September

Creating Your Own Personal Success Story
Searching the World: International Recruitment for Canadian Companies
The Coping Crisis: Building Psychologically Safe Workplaces
Terminated Manager Awarded $500,000 for Shares He Didn’t Receive
Arbitrator Compensates Woman Who Allegedly Falsified Her Time Sheets
Woman Entitled to Summer Off to Care for Disabled Child
Creating a Mental Health Strategy in the Workplace
10 Change-Management Strategies That Are Backed By Science
BC: Search for Skilled Workers in B.C. to Continue in Next Decade, Study Finds
AB: Job GrantHelps Employers Remain Competitive
SK: Amendments to Classifying and Labelling Chemicals Will Better Protect Workers
SK: Canada and Saskatchewan Invest in Post-Secondary Infrastructure
MB: Province Advises Employers Prosecuted for Workplace Incidents
ON: Prov. Holds Consultations to Help Address the Changing Workplace
ON: Interim
NB: Provincial Task Force Aims to Better Equip Students for Life After Graduation
NB: Nearly $100 Million to be Invested in University and College Infrastructure
NL: Addition of Labour Focus Enhances Department's Support of Workforce
NU: Guide to In-demand Career Options
Connecting the Dots
Making the Case for Credentials
Are You Taking Too Long to Hire?
Office Space: Where Creativity Thrives
Wanted: Adaptability and Enthusiasm
Supreme Court Employee Dismissal Decision Bad for Workers
4 Ways Payroll Can Benefit from Good Communication
2016 August

Give Me Back My Cubicle
Successful Succession Planning
The Benefits of Big Data for Human Resources
Computer Programmer Loses Constructive Dismissal Claim
Arbitrator Upholds Termination of Supervisor for Sexual Harassment
Derogatory Comments Are Not Always Workplace Discrimination
Three Surefire Steps to Creating an Effective Leadership Pipeline
Competitive Compensation Includes More Than Salary and Health Benefits, Even For Younger Workers
YK: Gov’t. & Northern Vision Development Sign Workplace Literacy Program Agreement
BC: Province and Technology Industry Join Forces to Meet Labour Needs
AB: Job Grant Helps Employers Remain Competitive
SK: Wear Fall Protection to Stay Safe and Avoid Fines
SK: Amendments to Classifying and Labelling Chemicals Will Better Protect Workers
MB: Prov. Announces Discussions on Labour Market Transfer Agreements
ON: Ontario Funds Innovative Projects to Improve Occupational Health and Safety
NB: Atlantic Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Labour Market Transfer Agreements
NS: Unemployed Nova Scotians to Get More Support to Pursue Studies
PE: Building a Vibrant Economic Future for Atlantic Canada
ON: Long-awaited Report Highlights Urgent Need for Workplace Reform: Unifor
Fed. Gov’t. Increases Protection for Workers Handling Hazardous Materials
Conference Board Economic Index Signals Stronger Economy Ahead for Canada
New Report CPP Expansion Thumbs Up
Canadian Organizations Struggle To Engage Employees
Preparing Canada for a New Trade and Technology Era
Adapt To Grow
Canadians Rank 10th in Schedule Satisfaction; Want More Flexibility At Work
Canadian Retirees Some of the Happiest
Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities
Using Emojis and Emoticons at Work?
2016 July

Make the Most of Your Vacation Time
5 Keys to a Successful Change Management Process
Positive Team Dynamics
Construction Worker Unfairly Blamed for Near-Miss Incident with Train
A “Departure from Reasonable Conduct” Constitutes Harassment, Arbitrator Says
Court Upholds Order of Decade-Long Back Pay for Disability Discrimination
The Immeasurable Importance of Face-to-Face Meetings
Are Millennials Ready for the Corner Office?
Canada's CFOs and Senior Financial Executives Applaud Modest CPP Expansion
Canadian Unions Celebrate Announcement of Universal CPP Expansion
Canada Ratifies International Convention Against Child Labour and Exploitation
It's Time For Flexibility
Starting the Summer With New Jobs And Opportunities Across Canada
Canadian Employers Can Do More to Help Individuals Affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
New Guide Helps Companies Prepare for Knowledge Transfer as Boomers Retire
Extended Vacancy: On Average, CFOs Take Four Weeks to Fill Finance Positions
Study: Women in Scientific Occupations in Canada, 1991 to 2011
BC: Province invests $18 million in trades training at BCIT
SK: New Pension Plans Give Saskatchewan People More Choice
ON: Ontario Moving Forward with Basic Income Pilot
NB: Future Generations to Benefit From Proposed Enhancements to CPP
NB: Prov. Gov’t. Moves Forward with Pay Equity
NS: Transition Task Force Releases Report
ON: OFL Applauds Ontario Government in Leading Charge on Pensions
Shame Can Be a Positive Force in the Workplace
Disclosing Your Pregnancy to Your Employer
2016 June

Happy to be ‘Old School’
Leadership Development: Learning From Our Mistakes
Take a Break: Your Body and Your Brain Will Thank You
Emailed Letter of Offer Constitutes Binding Employment Contract
Management Does Not Have to Involve Union in Accommodation Requests
Cleaner Awarded $5,000 for Pregnancy Discrimination
7 Attributes of Extraordinary Coaches
None of Us are Smarter than All of Us: Collaborative Leadership from A to Z
Workplace Safety Addressed at Events Across Canada
Fed. Gov't. Tables Historic Human Rights Protections
Start-Up Visa Continues to Grow
Job Creation Not Keeping Up With Labour Force Growth
Over 50% of Canadian Leaders Don’t Feel Equipped to Address Today’s Human Capital Challenges
Thinking Globally Could Improve Canada's Innovation Performance
Timing May Be Everything When it Comes to Landing a Job
Survey Reveals Biggest Challenge For New Managers
BC: Nurses and Health Employers Ratify Agreement
AB: Government to Ensure Consistency in Executive Compensation
AB: Alberta to Consult On Minimum Wage
MB: Creating Job Opportunities for Youth in Winnipeg
MB: Statistics Canada Reports Manitoba Has Second-Lowest Unemployment Rate in Canada
ON: Ministry of Labour Must Act Now to Protect Health Care Workers From Violence
ON: ORPP Addresses Retirement Income Crisis
NB: Legislation Tabled to Make Tuition Free for Low-Income and Middle-Class Families
How to Deal With Aging Employees Who Don’t Want to Retire
Post-Secondary Institutions Need to do a Better Job at Arming Graduates With Employability Skills
2016 May

Taking Advantage of Opportunity
Building and Ensuring Accountability
Employee Recognition Programs: Rewarding the Right People
Court Awards Termination Pay to Estate of Deceased Employee
Arbitrator Reinstates Man Terminated for High Absenteeism
Association Doesn’t Need to Accommodate Foreign-Trained Professional
Is Your Communication Style Dictated By Your Gender?
Some Work Stress Is Best
Over 8,000 Canadians to Benefit From Job Training, Work Experience in New Projects Across Canada
Canada Summer Jobs 2016: More Employers Applying to Hire Students this Summer
Fed. Gov’t. Highlights Budget 2016 Measures to Build a More Innovative Country
Fed. Gov’t. Recognizes Employers at Employment Equity Awards
Return-to-Work Programs a Priority; Steelworkers Endorse Resolution
Uncertain Times Highlight Need For Change at the CFO and Finance Levels
ILO Welcomes Call for Stronger Efforts to Promote Decent Work and Inclusive Growth
Sustainability is Rapidly Becoming a Core Value at Canadian Workplaces
Announcing the 2016 list of 100 Best Workplaces in Canada! Produced by Great Place to Work®

BC: Fed/Prov. Job Grant Provides $7 Million to Help Businesses Upskill Employees
A Classic Networking Tactic Makes a Comeback
AB: Jobs Plan helps Albertans get back to work during Alberta Works Week
ON: Ontario Receives Public Input on the Gender Wage Gap Strategy
NB: Opportunities Summits a success
PE: Amendments to Standardize Record-Keeping Labour Standards
Nearly 1 in 3 Canadian Employees Think Their Workplace Culture Needs Improving
The Perils of Inserting Non-Solicitation and Non-Competition Clauses Into Your Employment Agreements
2016 April

Personal Accountability: Get Ahead the Right Way
What’s New in Online Learning?
Going Green at Work
Notice Period Reduced Because Executive Failed to Mitigate Damages
Arbitrator Strikes Down Hospital Workers’ Flu Shot Policy
Man Awarded $25,000 for Working in “Poisoned” Environment
Employers Can Be Sued for Failing to Investigate Complaints of Workplace Harassment in a Timely Way
Investments in Morale Pay Big Satisfaction Dividends
Federal Budget a Step in Right Direction, CLC
Federal Budget Moves Canada’s Digital Agenda Forward
Preserving Stock Options is Key Resource for Attracting and Keeping Talent in Canada, CATAAlliance
Budget 2016: It’s Time to Reinvest in the People Delivering Public Services
ABC Life Literacy Canada's UPskill Initiative is Ready to Advance Literacy and Essential Skills in Canada
Digital Skills Help Narrow the Workplace Gender Gap, Accenture Research Finds
Director Compensation Levels Continue to Increase
Wasted Work Day: Employees Lose Two Full Weeks Each Year Due to IT-Related Issues
Canadian CFOs Reveal Hiring Plans for Next Six Months
Fostering Innovation through Inclusiveness: Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2016 are announced
Canada’s Best Managed Companies continue to thrive despite fluctuating economy
NU: Minimum Wage Increase
BC: $2 Million for Urban-Aboriginal Skills Training
AB: Throne Speech Highlights Supports for Children, Job Creation and Economic Diversification
ON: Minimum Wage Increases for October 1, 2016
ON: Ryerson Announces New Centre for Workforce Innovation
NB: $609.9 Million Being Invested in Post-Secondary Education, Workforce Development
NS: Prov. Gov’t. Announces Summer Jobs for Students
PE: Essential Skills Training to Enhance the Shellfish Industry
7 Ways to Inspire Your Team to Collaborate
Sink Or Swim: The Six-Month Trial Period
2016 March

Being Grateful for My Health
Key Elements in Career Development
Celebrate Gender Diversity and International Women’s Day
Vice-President Awarded More than $400,000 for Loss of Bonus Plan
Man Awarded $9,000 in Anti-Gay Grievance
Termination of Medical Marijuana-Using Employee Is Upheld
Tricky Transitions: Companies Experience Challenges in Change-Management Aftermath
Canadian Employers Need to be Heard on National Pharmacare
Fed. Gov’t Moves to Repeal Bills C-377 and C-525
Minister Mihychuk Discusses Flexible Work Arrangements with Prov./Terr. Labour Ministers
STEM Skills Key to Knowledge Jobs of the Future
Fed./Prov./Terr. Ministers Committed to Quality Social Services for Canadians
Canada Pension Plan Disability is Failing Vulnerable Canadians
Depression Equal to High Blood Pressure as a Top Reason Canadians See Physicians
Equal Pay for Equal Work? Survey Finds Perceptions Don't Match Reality in 7 Countries
BC: Prov./Fed Roundtable on Skills Development
BC: British Columbians take their careers to the next level with Fed./Prov. Partnership
AB: Applications Accepted for Student Employment Program
SK: Employment Supports for People with Hearing Loss
SK: Assistance to Remove Job Barriers for People with Disabilities
ON: OPSEU President Applauds PTSD Legislation
ON: Province Adds 19,800 Jobs in January
NB: Atlantic Premiers and Federal Ministers Meet on Region’s Economy
PE: Trade HERizons Promotes Trades and Technology Jobs to Women
Can a Company Fire An Employee Who is On Sick Leave?
Mental Health Strategies Needed in Canadian Workplaces
2016 February

Be Yourself: There’s No Other Option
Trends in Employee Benefits
Attribute-based Hiring: Hiring for Fit
Former CEO Breached Fiduciary Duty to the Corporation
Arbitrator Overturns Employer’s Workplace Attire Policy
Man Not Discriminated Against Based on Disability
5 Trends Driving Global Workplace Changes
Organizational Leadership in Canada Still Needs Improvement
Prov./Terr. Labour Market Ministers Announce Apprentice Mobility Agreement
Fed. Gov’t. Increases Duration of EI Compassionate Care Benefit
Minister Mihychuk Talks Youth, Jobs and Global Best Practices
Fed. Gov’t Highlights Innovation as Key to Success for Strong Economic Development
Minister Mihychuk Talks Youth, Jobs and Global Best Practices
PSAC Committed to Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence at Work
Priorities of Millennials Becoming Increasingly Important for Unions and Management
Moving from Prey to Disrupter: Canada's Top Employers for Young People
Companies Increasing Starting Salary Offers to Secure New Hires
Social Media Mistakes That Could Cost You The Job
Mentors: The Valuable Career Guide Many Professionals Lack
Business Hugs Versus Handshakes
Conference Celebrates Workplace Mental Health Heroes
BC: #BCTECH Strategy Cultivates Talent, Creates Investment Opportunities
BC: New Funding Program Helps Technology-Sector Employees Upgrade Their Skills
BC: New Funding Program Helps Technology-Sector Employees Upgrade Their Skills
SK: Lowest Unemployment Rate in Canada
MB: Gov’t to Launch Comprehensive Review of Workers Compensation Act
MB: Gov’t. Investing in Job Readiness, Work Experience Opportunities for Youth
ON: Historic Jail Sentence Sends Strong Message to Ontario Employers
ON: Wynne Policies Widen Wage Gap for Women: OPSEU
NS: NS and BC Work Together to Meet Labour Needs
Non-Christian Holidays and Your Legal Obligations
Few Corporate Women Believe C-suite is Achievable
2016 January

A Cautious Optimism
Making the Best of Performance Management
Do You Want to be an Intrapreneur?
Helpdesk Worker Fired for Accessing File Without Authorization
Restaurant Wins 2 Out of 3 Wrongful Dismissal Grievances
Controller Was Not Discriminated Against for Praying at Work
How Unforgettable Leaders Inspire Loyalty
Majority of Professionals Striking Work-Life Balance
YK: Gov’t Reviews Apprenticeship and Trades Qualification Programs
BC: Prov. Opens New Doors in Asia for More Jobs, Economic Growth
BC: $100M Fund to Boost B.C.’S Tech Sector and Job Creation
AB: Amendments Confirm Farm & Ranch Families Will Be Excluded From New Rules
AB: Bill 6 is About Workers
SK: Strong Job Growth in Saskatchewan Compared to the Rest of Canada
MB: Prov. Launches Plan to Create Green Jobs
ON: Updated Creed Policy Gives Guidance on Protecting Rights
NS: Better Employment Services for Job Seekers and Employers
NS: Changes Enhance Protection of Workers
PE: WCB is looking for your feedback
PE: Innovation Funds Target New and Emerging Businesses
New Manual Addresses Canada's Skills Recognition Problem
A New Year's Resolution for Healthy Food in Canada's Workplaces
Fed. Gov’t and PSAC Welcome the Release of Mental Health Joint Task Force Report
Labour Unites with Business, Faith and Community Groups to Support Syrian Refugees
Canadian Labour Congress Optimistic After Throne Speech
Canadian Employers Plan to Increase Commitment to Health and Productivity
Canadian Employers’ Investments in Employee Learning and Development on the Rise
Canadian Workplaces Are Stepping Up to Protect Employees Who Are Victims Of Domestic Violence
Majority of CFOs Willing to Negotiate on Perks
Helping Small Businesses Adopt WHMIS 2015
Persons with Disabilities Continue to be Marginalized in Canadian Society: CHRC
No Sitting Down On the Job: How Workplaces Can Promote Healthy Active Living
Avoid These Pitfalls When Writing a Reference for a Dismissed Employee
2015 December

Following the Money
Fostering Innovation: Bringing New Life to an Organization
7 Best Practice Tips/Tools for Cross-Collaboration at Work
Manager Fired for Giving Company Vouchers to Family
Electrician’s Suspension Upheld for Harassing Supervisor
Sexist Blog Posts About Manager Were Not Discriminatory
E-learning and How it Can Make an Impact on Your Workforce
Providing Employee Benefits Continues to be a Significant Cost for Employers
Canadian Labour Looks Forward to Working with New Liberal Government
PSAC Calls on New Treasury Board President to Respect and Restore the Public Service
Migrant Workers Coalition Launches Campaign
Canada's Top 100 Employers 2016 Announced
Best Employers Realize Higher Sales, Higher Profit & Employee Retention
The Untapped Potential of Administrative Professionals
Holiday Bonus: Impending Time Off Pushes the Pedal on Productivity
CPA Canada Promotes the Value of Workplace Financial Literacy Programs
Shopping Online: Work's Guilty Pleasure?
Canadian Women Still Held Back as Leaders in the Workplace
Helping Veterans Make the Transition to Civilian Life
YK: New Agency Opens to Serve Job Seekers with Disabilities
BC: Aboriginal Skills Training for LNG Jobs
AB: Prov. Budget Invests in Education, Jobs
SK: Saskatchewan Economy Continues to Create Jobs
MB: Throne Speech Presents Vision for Growing, Inclusive, Prosperous Province
ON: Staffing Industry Employers Rewarded for Their Commitment to Workplace Safety
ON: Enrolment at Ontario's Colleges Hits Record Level in 2015
NB: Premier Looks Forward to Working with the Federal Government on Job Creation
NS: Better Employment Services for Job Seekers and Employers
NS: Changes Enhance Protection of Workers
NL: Prov. Releases Report on Review of Harassment and Discrimination-Free Workplace Policy
"Follow Your Passion" Career Optimism Leaving Youth Unprepared
If Your HR Department Overlooks the Importance of This Key Role, it Could Cost You
2015 November

Perfectionism: Why Not Try to Be the Best?
Workplace Ethics: What You Need to Know
Ergonomics at Work
Employer Constructively Dismissed Executive Director in Bad Faith
Arbitration Board Denies Grievance Over Breastfeeding Request
Employer Was Unaware of Employee Disability Until After Termination
Employers Beware: In 2015, Your Firm’s Termination Clause May Suddenly Have Become Unenforceable!
Can What You Write on a Company Phone Get You Fired?
PSAC Calls On New Parliament to Restore Public Services and Repair Relations With Federal Public Service Employees
Unifor Celebrates Defeat of Harper Conservatives
Canada’s Big Data Consortium Announces New White Paper, Outlines Strategies to Help Close Big Data Talent Gap
Study: Lack of Recognition a Top Source of Unhappiness on the Job for Canadian Employees
Competition Open for Health and Safety Scholarship
Canadian Small Businesses Driving the Economy But Continued Growth Depends on Innovation and Exports: CIBC
BC: Roundtable on Access to Skilled Labour for the Construction Sector
BC: Aboriginal Skills Training Programs Target Northwest and Coast Jobs
AB: Low Energy Prices Drive Review of Compensation in Energy Sector
SK: Prov. Declares October Disability Employment Awareness Month
ON: Prov. Launches Audits to Ensure Workplaces are Accessible
NB: Collective Agreements Signed with Medical Science and Health Care Professionals
PE: Prov. Shows Labour Market Improvements
YK: Ready to Work Program Supports Tourism Workers and Employers
NF: Veterans Bring Valued Skills to the Provincial Labour Force
NF: Prov. Helps Employers Connect with Skilled Immigrants
New Tool to Bridge Employment Gap for People with Disabilities
Many Employees Left in the Dark About Growth Prospects at Work
2015 October

There’s Nothing Wrong with Introverts
Healthy Workplace Month
Paying Attention to Burnout
Depressed Employee Abandoned His Employment During Leave
Service Technician’s Termination Due to Dishonesty is Upheld
Truck Driver’s Termination After Cocaine Use is Upheld
Why You’re Not as Good at Coaching as You Think You Are
Questionable Questions?
BC: New Trades Training Program for Aboriginal People Begins
AB: Farmers Ready to Participate in Occupational Health and Safety Consultation
SK: New Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course Now Available
SK: Lowest Unemployment Rate in Canada for 23 Months
MB: Province Announces New Partnership to Help Train Heavy Equipment Operators
ON: Pilot Program Provides Work Experience and Career Coaching
ON: Chamber of Commerce Concerned Over Major Changes to Labour Legislation
ON: Unionized Construction Firms Report Fewer Critical Workplace Injuries and Lost Work Days Than Non-Union Firms
NB: Creating the conditions for job growth
PE: Island records Canada’s strongest wage growth in early 2015
PE: Province’s labour force shows reason for optimism, renewed effort
NF: Fostering a Respectful Work Environment in the Public Service
Challenges of Caregiving & Its Impact on Productivity & Engagement in the Workplace
Canadian Executives Confident About Growth
How Common is Workplace Bullying?
Most Workers Value Ability to Gain New Skills When Evaluating Job Offers
Strong Salary Increases Expected in 2016 Despite Economic Uncertainty
Building a Better Harassment Policy
When Can You Safely Reduce Your Payroll By Placing Redundant or Unwanted Employees on Unpaid 'Temporary' Layoff?
2015 September

Gossip
HR Metrics: Measuring Our Work
Big Data, HR metrics – Looking into the Past to Predict the Future
Woman Awarded 20 Months’ Pay Plus $35,000 in Damages
Employee Entitled to Collect Leave Under Two Collective Agreements
Court Overturns Tribunal’s Finding on Discrimination Case
Corporate Executives Who ‘Moonlight’ Beware
Coworker Sabotage
Fed. Gov’t. Releases Report on Women Entrepreneurs
Canada Wins Medals in Global Skill Trades Competition
Fed. Gov’t. Announces Program to Encourage Aboriginal Apprenticeships
Fed. Gov’t. Announces Support to Help Aboriginal Workers and Workers with Disabilities Get Jobs
Fed. Gov’t. Announces Funding for Skills Training Projects for People with Disabilities
Unifor Launches Drive for Canadian Freelance Union
Fed. Gov’t. Supports Skills Training for Aboriginal People in the North
Study Reveals Best and Worst Cities to be a Woman in Canada
Study: Most Workers Have a Lazy, Lonely Lunch
Administrative Professionals Gain Clout
BC: Bill 9 – Workers Comp. Law Enacted
SK: Province Invests $325,000 in Mobile Job Connections Buses for First Nations Communities
MB: Prov. Gov’t to Help Skilled Newcomers Find Work in Their Chosen Fields
ON: Canada Job Grant Funds Training for Ontario Workers
ON: Prov. Taking Action to Better Protect Health Care Workers
NB: Youth Employment Fund has helped 800 young people gain employment experience
NS: Inspections Helping to Make Sure Workers are Safe on the Job
PE: Canada Job Grant Helps Train Workers in PEI
NF: Prov. Gov’t. Releases Labour Market Outlook 2025
NF: Funding for Work Skills Strengthens Communities
Developing Accommodation Policies
When Can An Employment Contract Be Set Aside?
2015 August

Women in the Boardroom
Re-Skilling HR: We’re Still Falling Behind
Social Media Policies: Better Safe than Sorry
Man Awarded 18 Months’ Notice for Constructive Dismissal
Union Was Right Not to Send Termination to Arbitration
Teacher Loses Battle to Have a Scent-Free Workplace
When Can You Fire An Employee For Off-Duty Misconduct Or Vulgarity?
Financial Executives Favour Networking Via Email, Survey
MB: Fed./Prov. Gov'ts Support Skills Training for Older Workers
ON: OPSEU Condemns Proposed Labour Law Changes
QC: Fewer Vacations for Quebecers – Cause for Concern?
NF: Agreement Boosts Workforce Co-Operation, Mobility For Skilled Workers
NF: Province Launches Strategic Health Workforce Plan
NB: NB and Quebec Premiers Discuss Jobs and Economic Growth
NF: Workforce Development Roundtable Discussions Begin in Burin
BC: Putting new trades equipment in the skilled hands of B.C. students
BC: NFLD and BC Sign Agreement to Enhance Mobility for Skilled Workers
ON: Fed./Prov. Gov'ts Celebrate Success of Canada Job Grant, Announce New Funding
Labour Ministers Agree to Improve Skills Training and Labour Market Outcomes
Minister Raitt Speaks on the Importance of International Trade for Canada
Canada has Positive Employment Outlook, OECD
Cell Phones and WiFi are a "Serious Public Health Issue," report
Stiff New Penalties for Those Who Abuse Foreign Worker Programs
Fed. Gov’t. Funds Hundreds of Projects That Improve Accessibility for Canadians with Disabilities
Fed. Gov’t. Helps With Skills Shortages in Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor
CHRC YouTube Video Helps Viewers Deal with Discrimination
Dubai to Build World's First 3D Printed Office
Study: Canadian Workers Could Be Missing Out
Survey: Millennials Seeking Purpose and Innovation at Work
Who Do Executives Turn To First For Job-Change Advice?
SK: Saskatchewan People Set Another All-Time High Employment Record
SK: Saskatchewan Express Entry for Skilled Immigrants Launched
Unlike the Courts, Employers Must Accommodate Religious Diversity
Conference Call Etiquette: Are You An Offender?
2015 July

What’s With the All Work and No Play?
Top 7 Global HR Trends
Recruiting Internationally: The World’s Got Talent
Supreme Court Overturns Saskatchewan Ban on Essential Services Strikes
Single Mother Granted Day Shifts to Accommodate Childcare
Two Migrant Workers Awarded $200,000 for Sexual Harassment
Where Employers Can Draw the Line on Addictions
Top 6 Workplace Etiquette Breaches
BC: Partners in Workforce Innovation Project Launched
BC: Tech Sector's Growth Continues, Report
AB: Gov’t., Industry and Employers Join Forces to Help Veterans Get Jobs
AB: Minimum Wage Increase Set in Motion
YK: Teachers’ Association and the Gov’t. Yukon Ratify New Collective Agreement
ON: Prov. Gains 43,900 Jobs in May
ON: Helping Businesses Find Skilled Talent
ON: Prov. Expands Programs to Help Youth Find Jobs and Start Businesses
NS: New Plan to Improve Fishing Safety
NF: Successful Negotiations Benefit Public Sector Employees
Small Businesses Urge Prov. & Fed. Ministers to Seal Internal Trade Deal
Roundtable Identifies Strategies for Better Jobs in Canada
Public Service Unions Unite to Condemn Bill-C-59
Competition Recognizes Canada's Top Talent in Skilled Trades & Technologies
New Governor General's Awards Recognize Innovation
Canadian Employees More Aware of Workplace Presenteeism than Employers
The Off-Putting Stay-Put Package
Canadian CIOs Deliver Hiring Plans for Second Half of 2015
Employers with Health Benefit Plans Question the Value of their Plans
Survey Reveals 25 Unusual Team-Building Activities
3 Costly Payroll Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Hard for CFOs to Make a Clean Break During Vacation
2015 June

Being Responsible is a Good Thing
Turning Disabilities into Opportunities
When Can You Fire an Employee for Behavior In the Bedroom?
Employee With Fixed-Term Contract Entitled to More Than Minimum Notice
Nurse’s Discipline Reduced After Abusing Paraplegic Patient
Man With Brain Defect Awarded $15,000 for Discrimination
Staff Celebrations Come at a Cost to Workers
Organizations. Struggling to Develop Leaders
Federal Public Service Unions United in Defense of Collective Bargaining Rights
Minister Leitch tables ILO Convention in House of Commons
Fed. Gov’t. Enhances Compassionate Care Benefits
Fed. Gov’t. Appoints New Members to Occupational Health and Safety Centre
With Budget Balanced, It’s Time to Focus on Canada’s Economic Future, Business Leaders Say
HRPA Partnership Helps Employers Build Accessible Workplaces
Cdn. Employers Launch National Initiative on Workplace Learning and Development
New Certificate Program for Managers to Address Mental Health
Winners of First Indigenous Workplace Inclusion Leadership Awards Announced
Understanding the Signs of Bullying and Domestic Violence in the Workplace
Innovation and Technology Will Increase ROI with Workplace Training, Report
Cdn. Businesses Not Ready for Disruption Caused by New Technologies, Report
BC: Supporting Employment in the Classroom and the Workplace
SK: Make Safety a Habit - NAOSH Week Proclaimed
MB: Prov. Announces New Skilled Trades and Tech Centre
MB: Prov. Improves Access to Engineering and Geoscience Jobs
NB: 200 Days: Action to Create Jobs
ON: Prov. Ensuring Workers Understand Rights and Obligations
ON: New Resource to Improve Job Opps. for People with Developmental Disabilities
NL: Prov. Releases Job Vacancy Report
NT: Gov.t Announces Exemption to Temporary Foreign Worker Program
NT: Youth Mentorship for Tourism Program launched
I Want To Leave Work Early To Pick Up My Child. Does My Employer Have To Accommodate Me?
Prevalence of Poor Mental Health is Higher in the Workplace Than in General Population
2015 May

Internships: Money isn’t Everything
Recruitment: Shifting from Staffing to Talent Acquisition
The Pros and Cons of Internships
B.C. Food Service Manager Awarded $39,000 After Demotion
Firefighter Reinstated After His Tweets Were Deemed Not Inappropriate
Woman’s Signed Release Form Was Enforceable, Tribunal Finds
Intercultural Communications Skills: The Key to a Strong, Culturally Diverse Workplace
The Perils of a Job Mismatch
BC: Auto Industry is Driving a Plan for Future Jobs
SK: Prov. Maintains Lowest Unemployment Rate – Jobs Increase
SK: Prov.’s Wage Growth Rate Best in Canada
NT: Nearly 85% of Decentralized Positions Staffed
NU: Fed./Territorial Gov'ts launch Canada Job Grant
ON: Prov.Takes Another Step to Close the Gender Wage Gap
ON: Ontario Adds 2,000 Jobs in March
ON: Fed. and Prov. Gov’ts Celebrate Canada Job Grant success
NB: Prov. to lead Atlantic Workforce Partnership
NS: Fed. Gov’t. Announces Projects to Improve Safety and Working Conditions for Harbour Users
Fed. Gov’t Renews Skills and Partnership Fund with Permanent Funding
Fed. Gov’t Announces Help for New Canadians to Get into Job Market Faster
Minister Leitch Challenges Leaders to Become Champions for Women
PSAC Achieves an Agreement with Treasury Board on Mental Health Task Force
Winners of "Canada's Best Diversity Employers" Announced
Polytechnics Canada Welcomes Fed. Support for Apprentices, Innovation and Labour Market Info
Innovation and Technology will Increase ROI with Training
9 in 10 CFOs Say Consulting Career Is Attractive
More than half of employees surveyed say illness was not the reason for their most recent absence from work
Why Employers Shouldn’t Just Pay Lip Service to Staff Complaints
Creative and IT Collaboration on the Rise
2015 April

HR Learning for Life
Positive On-Boarding
Court Requires Executive to Serve His 6-Month Notice Period
Landmark Case Determines Federal Employers Can Dismiss Without Cause
Employee’s Claim of Racial Discrimination Rejected for Late Filing
Evidence Found After Termination Can Pay Off
What Do Gen Y and Z Want from Employers?
AB: Prov. Gov't. to Reform Public Sector Bargaining
AB: Province's Hiring Index is Down, Report
BC: Fed/Prov. Gov’ts Support Skills Training For Older Workers
MB: Gov’t Announces Projects to Prepare Manitobans for Labour Market
NB: Youth Employment Fund Launched to Help Create Jobs
Fed Gov’t. Announces Funding for Start-up Businesses
SK: Still the Lowest Unemployment Rate in Canada
Study: Oil Industry to Lose Jobs in 2015
NS: WCB launches online registration for employers seeking coverage
ON: Province Providing Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs
Interns Bill a Good First Step
NL: Call for Applications Under Job Creation Partnerships Program
PE: Matching Island Students With Job Opportunities
Temporary Foreign Workers: the Revolving Door
CLC Calls for National Child Care
Top Small & Medium Employers for 2015 announced
Study: Beyond Salary, What Do Employees Really Want?
ON: Employment Law Review Addresses Precarious Employment
ON: HR Professionals Reject Proposed Pension Plan
Bullying in the Workplace
Einstein Inspires Creative Thinking
2015 March

How Important is Emotional Intelligence Really?
Emotional Intelligence: Perfecting Your People Skills
Build Your Own Performance Management System
Employee Wrongfully Dismissed for Using Social Media
Woman Ordered Reinstated After Termination for Altercation
Employer to Pay $36,000 to Employee He Sexually Harassed
Helping Employees with a Smooth Relocation Pays Off
Are You Management Material?
New Rules Protect Workers Handling Hazardous Materials
Fed. Gov’t Invites In-Demand, Skilled Immigrants to Canada
Minister Wong releases report from the Employer Panel for Caregivers
Supreme Court Affirms Essential Role of Right to Strike in Collective Bargaining
Study: Productive Negotiations, Modest Economic Growth Expected in 2015
Report: Solutions for Canadians Least Prepared for Retirement
Study: 1 in 3 Working Cdns Affected By Mental Health Condition
Study: Millennials Not as Different as Originally Thought
Study: Glass Half Empty For Canadian Job Seekers In 2015
Survey Reveals Strangest Ways Workers Have Resigned
Study: Technology Means More Flexibility, Longer Hours
BC: Amended Workers Comp. Act Improves Worker Safety
MB: Gov't.Strategy to Create Jobs For People Facing Barriers to Work
NB: Pension Plans Changes Save Public Funds, Have Big Impact On Employees
NS: Energy Sector Employers Encouraged to Apply to Wage Subsidy Program
ON: Youth Employment Fund Helps Over 25,000
ON: Ontario Economy Adds 1,300 Jobs in January
Employers Lower Salary Increases Amid Economic Uncertainty
One-Third of Workers Have Dated a Co-Worker
2015 February

Stop Wasting Your Time
Corporate Social Responsibility
Virtual Offices
Man Was Wrongfully Dismissed After Punching Co-Worker
Denial of Supplemental Benefits to Birth Mothers Ruled Discriminatory
Woman Awarded $83,000 After Rejecting Employer’s Sexual Advance
Supporting Employees through Divorce
CFOs Say Workers Could be More Innovative
BC: New Trades Seats in 2014, New Career Opportunities in 2015
NL: Prov. Gov’t. Highlights Success of Skills Training Programs
ON: OFL Calls for Criminal Charges Against New Mex Canada
NT: Min. Wage to Become One of Highest in Canada
YK: Gov’t Extends Support for Older Workers
NS: Gov’t Pleased With Result of Health Labour Arbitration Decision
AB: Fed/Prov. Gov’ts Mark Canada Job Grant Milestone
Fed Gov’t Launches Express Entry for In-Demand, Skilled Immigrants
Fed Gov’t. Launches Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program
Senate Bill will Make it Harder for Canadians to Join a Union
PSAC Negotiations to Focus on Mental Health and Child Care
Gov’t Invests in Research to Strengthen Innovation, Job Creation and Prosperity
Survey: Canadian Businesses Lack Financial Means to Take Risks
Economic Outlook for the Territories in 2015 is Encouraging
Survey: Canadian Employers Plan to Grow Business Without Boosting Staff
Work-Life Re-Balancing: Reducing Stress
Top Priority for Employers in 2015: Leadership and Employee Engagement
2015 January

The World (of Management) is not Flat
Benefits of Cultural Diversity
Managing Across Generations
Employer Wins Injunction Against Two Departing Employees
Full-Time Firefighter Denied Additional Full-Time Paramedic Position
Tribunal Finds Release Signed by Woman is Enforceable
5 Trends in Continuing Education for 2015
What Makes a Great Workplace?
BC: Centre for Employment Excellence Studies Focus on Mentoring, Youth
AB: Greater Labour Mobility Focus of Premiers’ Meeting
SK: Gov’t Continues to Support Youth Apprenticeship Industry Scholarship
SK: SaskCareers.ca Officially Launches
SK: Job Creation in Saskatchewan Continues to Lead the Nation
MB: Gov’t Partners with Schools to Help Students Prep for Careers
ON: Blitz Focuses on Temporary Work
NB: Employers and Workers Reminded of Minimum Wage Hike on Jan. 1
NS: Offshore Workers to be Better Protected
PE: Min. Wage to Rise in July 2015
NL: Prov. Implements Public Service Pension Plan Reform
Minister Leitch and US Labor Secretary Hold Bilateral Talks
Life and Health Insurance Industry Welcomes PRPP Legislation in Ontario
Minister Bergen Recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Gov’t Supports Summer Jobs for Youth
Gov’t Ready to Launch Express Entry
Study: Domestic Violence is Widespread and Does Not Stay at Home
Report: Embrace a Bold New NA Agenda, Business Leaders Urge
Study: Still Not an Equal Playing Field for Cdn Women
Study: 3 in 10 Canadians Have Been Sexually Harassed at Work
Survey: Cdn Employers See Retirement Readiness as Major Issue
Top 8 Health & Wellness Trends for 2015
Put Down Your Smartphone
2014 December

The End of Pensions… As We Know Them
Leading Through Change: Change Management Basics
Navigating the Future: Map or Compass?
Court Upholds Termination of Employee Who Drove Drunk
Employer’s Investigation of Harassment Complaint Had “Flaws,” Arbitrator Finds
Cardiac Technologist Loses Claim of Age Discrimination in Hiring
Fixing Problems in Internal Communications
Leading Through Crisis
Minister Leitch promotes psychological health and safety in the workplace
Gov't. Commends Employers for Excellence in Workplace Health and Safety
Fed/Prov. Gov’ts Work Together to Help Apprentices in Atlantic Canada
Rogers, Staples Canada and Bell Canada win Benefits Canada Workplace Benefits Awards
Media Corps Announces Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2015 are Announced
Canada’s Best SMEs Drive Business Results with High Employee Engagement
Study: Modest Economic Growth Limits Salary Gains in 2015
Study: Family Businesses a ‘Good News Story’ in the Canadian Economy
Study: Employee Wellness Practices = Less Disability Claim Costs
Study: Shortfalls in Skills Prompt Need for Improvements in Post-Secondary Education
Study: 69% Retired Canadians Admit to Not Retiring on Planned Date
BC: Blueprint Update Shows Progress on Re-engineering Skills Training
AB: Prov. Seeks Public Input on Workplace Health and Safety rules
SK: Fastest Job Growth and Lowest Unemployment in Canada
MB: Prov. Launches New Career Program for High School Students
ON: Updated Policy on Discrimination Due to Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
NB: Minimum Wage to Increase $10.30 to on Dec. 31
NL: Provincial Delegation Visits Paris to Attract Skilled Labour
Handwritten Notes: The Original Social Media
Majority of Canadians Feel They Can't Afford to Retire
2014 November

An End to Workplace Violence
The Benefits of Networking
Take Action to Deal with Bullies
Discovery of Post-Termination Misconduct Was Grounds for Dismissal
Attendant Who Abused Dementia Patient Gets Reinstated
Court Sends Discrimination Claim Back to Human Rights Commission
The Influence of the Core Group
When Employees Leave, it Pays To Keep it Amicable
Course Preps Workers for Changes to WHMIS
Awards Recognizes Orgs that Improve Psychological Safety
Insurance Industry Welcomes PRPP Licensing
Minister Leitch Highlights Support for Women in Mining Sector
World Day for Decent Work
Decent Jobs are Possible, Summit panel
Learning Summit Celebrates Essential Skills Day
Business Leaders Welcome Canada-EU Trade Agreement
Study: Executives Decide Based on Gut, Not Data
Study: Age, Not Gender, the New Income Divide
Report: Freedom from Discrimination Elusive Goal for Aboriginal People
BC: Jobs Blueprint Helps Aboriginal Learners Get Job Skills
BC: University for Workplace Health Sciences Welcomes 1st Students
AB: Fed/Prov Gov’ts launch Canada Job Grant
SK: Minimum Wage Increased to $10.20
MB: Gov’t Launches New Programs to Help Women Enter Trades
MB: Gov’t Amends Workers Compensation Board Act
ON: Online Career Matching Helps University/College Students
NB: New Youth Job Fund to Accept Applications in Feb
NB: Premier Assumes Innovations and Jobs Portfolio
NS: More Steps Taken to Improve Workplace Safety
NL: Minimum Wage Increase Took Effect Oct. 1
NT: Fed/Prov Gov’ts Launch Canada Job Grant
Employees Lack Workplace Disability Education
Anger at Work: An Unwelcome Guest
2014 October

The Customer May be Right, Sometimes
Healthy Workplace Month
World Mental Health Day
Analyst Loses Case for Overtime Pay Because He Was Exempt
Termination for Almost Running Over Co-Worker is Upheld
Men-Only Customer Appreciation Event Was Discriminatory
Assessing and Developing Executive Presence
Discrimination and Family Status: the Federal Court of Appeal Weighs In
G20 Faces Persistent Gaps in Employment and Job Quality
Minister Bergen Discusses Job Creation at G20 Meeting
Survey: It’s Not Just about the Salary, It’s the Employee Experience
Study: Cdn Orgs Need to Look Beyond Generational Stereotypes
Study: 1 in 3 Canadians See Technology as a Threat to Their Jobs
Canada's job market sheds 112,000 private-sector jobs
Labour Ministers Meet on Mental issues, Workplace Safety
Minister Leitch Attends Rountable on Mental Health in the Workplace
BC: New Tools for Employers to Support Inclusive Employment
BC: Province Declares September Disability Employment Month
AB: New Deal Improves Labour Mobility for Apprentices
AB: Alberta’s Minimum Wage Increased to $10.20
SK: Fed, Prov. Govt’s Finalize Job Agreements
ON: Safety Blitz Targets Material Handling Hazards
NL: Provincial Delegation Pursues Skilled Labour at Int'l Expos
6 Trends Driving Successful Learning Paths
Can Stress Actually Be Good For You?
2014 September

Making Better Decisions
Changing Company Culture
Tough Climate for Labour Relations
Lawsuit over Sales Commission Not Filed Too Late, Court Rules
Railway to Appeal Reinstatement of Engineer Fired for Cocaine Use
Man Discriminated Against Based on Race and Weight
How to Handle the Boomer Retirement Bubble
When is a Resignation Not Valid?
NB: 4 Skilled Trades Given Compulsory Designation
MB: Prov. Renews Support for Immigrant Job Program
NB: Initiatives to Break Down Barriers to Work in Public Service
NF: Applications for Job Grant and Other Labour Market Programs Available Online
Small Businesses Invited to Apply for Accessibility in Workplace Fund
It's Time for Leadership on Jobs: CLC
Report: Business Practices Drive Innovation more than Public Policy
Feds Unveils Proposal for Free and Open Trade in Canada
Study: Coworkers Significantly Affect Productivity at Work
Study: Employees Sense Weakened Commitment to Work Life Flexibility
Survey: Mobility and Millennials: Biggest Influence on the Changing Role of CIOs
PE: Fed/Prov Gov'ts launch the Canada Job Grant
MB: Fed/Prov. Gov’ts Support Jobs and Opportunities For Youth In Winnipeg
ON: Prov. Strengthens Strengthens Retirement Security
SK: Employment Growth Stronger than First Thought
AB: Alberta Remains Dangerous Place Work: AFL
BC: Women in Trades One of Five Labour Partnership Studies
BC: Deal with China Another Temporary Foreign Worker Debacle?
NT: Fed/Territorial Gov’ts Finalize Jobs Agreement
Improving Canada’s Labour Market
Could Bad Manners at Work Hurt Your Career?
2014 August

Recipe for a Great Leader
7 Leadership Lessons from Successful Companies
The Importance of Followership
Laid-Off Manager Should Have Accepted Offer of Reemployment
Termination for Unauthorized Access to Health Records Upheld
Professional Body Appeals Decision on Immigrant Credentials
Planning for Succession

Skilled Workers With Disabilities Underused, Overlooked
Summer McJobs are good for kids, says Sauder study
Fed Gov’t Announces New Program to Remove Barriers to Equity
Canada's Start-up Visa Welcomes First Applicants
Labour Ministers Meet on Skills Needed for Global Economy
Foreign Credential Recognition to be Improved for 10 More Priority Occupations
Study: The Ups and Downs of Minimum Wage, 1975 to 2013
BC: Prov. Accepts All Recommendations in WorkSafeBC Review and Action Plan
SK: All-Time Record Employment in Province
SK: Gov’t Launches New Occupational Health and Safety Enforcement Tool
MB: Prov. Announces New Standards in Security Guard Sector
ON: Prov. Strengthens Worker Protections, Makes Min. Wage Predictable
ON: New Human Rights Policy for People with Mental Health or Addiction Disabilities
PE: Labour Shortages Affecting Seafood Processing Sector
NF: Fed/Prov. Gov’ts Finalize Labour Agreements
NF: Province Comments on Changes to Temporary Foreign Worker Program
7 Habits of Highly Effective Speakers
The Future of Leadership Communication is Feminine
2014 July

Random Drug Testing in Danger
Improving Employment Engagement
Making the Case for Flex Time
Annual Bonus Included in Wrongful Termination Award
Employer Ordered to Reinstate Laid-Off Disabled Employee
Terminated Doctor Awarded $75,000 in Injury Damages
Why “Sorry” is Not Enough
Insubordination Treads a Fine Line
Fed. Gov’t. Overhauls Temporary Foreign Worker Program
CFIB: Temporary Foreign Worker changes Will Hurt Businesses
Poll: Workplace Harassment Declining, but Still Pervasive
Survey: Business Leaders Do Charity Work to Develop Skills
CHRC Releases Guide on Accommodating Health Issues in the Workplace
CLC Calls for National Strategy for Young Workers
Poll: Half of Canadians Think Employers Should Do More to Welcome LGBT Workers
AB: Prov. Gov’t Responds to Changes to Temporary Foreign Worker Program
MB: Prov. Introduces Programs to Help Employment & Income Assistance Participants find Jobs
MB: Proposed Tax Credit Supports Business Succession Planning
BC: Premier unveils made-in-B.C. accessibility strategy
Fed. Gov’t Launches Plan to Support Employers to Help Caregivers
NB: Prov. signs labour market agreements > $115 million
NL: Gov’t Flip Flops on Labour Law, Union
ON: Prov. Offers Health and Safety Awareness Training
PE: Prov. Launches New Funding Program Entrepreneurs
New Guide to Help Balance Work and Caregiving
Replace Temporary Foreign Worker Program, Union
Mitigating Factors in Occupational Health and Safety Charges
Study: Ostracism Worse than Bullying in the Workplace
2014 June

Social Media: Lost in Translation
Social Media: Should You Jump In?
The Benefits of Vacations
Fired Teacher Was “Vexatious” for Litigating for 29 Years, Judge Finds
Dismissal of Driver Who Threatened Co-worker Was Too Harsh
Woman Was Not Sexually Harassed Because She Participated
Ignore Connection and Diversity at Your Organization’s Risk
How Facebook Can Lead to Cause for Firing
AB: Report Recommends Improving Construction Labour Relations
AB: Skills, Jobs Program Agreement Signed with Fed. Gov't.
BC: Skills for Jobs Plan to Re-vamp Education and Training
SK: New Employment Act in Effect
MB: Changes to Workers Compensation Act Announced
ON: Province Announces New $2.5-billion Jobs Fund
NB: Summit, New Job Website for NB Workers
NB: Prov Hosts Forum on Jobs for Persons with a Disability
NS: Prov to Host Int'l Conference on Workplace Bullying
PE: Chambers of Commerce Launch Bilingual HR Toolkit
NF: Whistleblower Legislation Moves to Second Reading
Healthy Workplace Website Now Year-Round Resource
Survey: Cdn Students Focused on Orgs not Industries
Union Launches Ntl Program for Women in the Trades
140 Orgs Join Mental Health in the Workplace Initiative
Westray Anniversary Underscores Need to Enforce the Law
Food Sector Ban Punishes Migrant Workers
Job References in the Digital Age
Survey: Employees Feel Too Guilty to Take Breaks
2014 May

Volunteering is Good for Everybody
Keys to Successful Evaluations
Benefits of Online Recruiting
Personal Feedback: Key to Your Org’s Success
Ontario Superior Court Awards First-Ever Human Rights Damages
Correctional Officers Reinstated After Illegal Job Action
Developmentally Disabled Woman Awarded $180K in Pay Discrimination Case
Diversity Works
Ruling Makes it Easier to Fire for Non-Performance
New Caps for Federal Skilled Worker/Trades Programs
New Fed Plans to Create Jobs and Address Skills Shortages in Manufacturing
New Fines for Those Who Break Rules of Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Labour Minister focuses on Workplace Safety on National Day of Mourning
Minister Speaks at Duty to Accommodate Conference
BC: Fed. & Prov. Gov’t sign Job Agreement to help Citizens with Disabilities
BC: Healthy Living Alliance Leads $2.3M Workplace Wellness Project
AB: OHS Peace Officers Now Have Authority to Ticket Employers
SK: Minimum Wage to Increase Oct. 1
SK: WCB Report Shows Decline in Workplace Injuries & Deaths
MB: Fed. & Prov. Gov’ts Sign Job Agreements
MB: Proposed Act Would Protect Temp. Workers
ON: Report Shows Workers not Saving Enough for Retirement
ON: New Support to Researchers, Knowledge Economy
NB: Provincial jobs summit to focus on people, skills and jobs
NB: New Labour Market Agreements to Benefit Persons with Disabilities
NS: More Career-Related Co-op Jobs for Students
NS: NSGEU first union to be part of National Standard Project
PEI: Minimum Wage to be Increased
Tailor Mental Health Actions to Your Workplace
Tips on Changing Careers
2014 April

Putting Off Retirement
5 Things to Do in Retirement
Reduce Your Stress and Feel Better
Retiring and Starting Your Own Business
Terminated Construction Supervisor Was Given No Notice
Forklift Driver Reinstated After Fired for Not Wearing Hard Hat
Restaurant Ordered to Pay $100k to 3 Former Employees
Consent Offers No Protection From Complaints
Organizations Failing to Adjust to 21st Century Workforce
BC: 2 New Programs to Help Job Seekers
BC: Construction Starts on New Trades Training Centre
MB: New Workplace Health And Safety Law in Effect Apr. 1
MB: Budget 2014 Invests in Infrastructure, Education and Training
NB: Prov/Fed Gov’ts Agree on Canada Job Grant
NF: Feds Highlight Benefits of Canada-Korea FTA to the Province
NS: Union Campaign for Employer Responsibility in Workplace Deaths
ON: PTSD Bill 67 Passes Second Reading
PEI: Province Joins Ontario on Pension Reform
SK: Gov’t Sets Up New Manufacturing Centre of Excellence
YK: Yukon and Alaska Feasibility Study for Economic Corridor
Study: Parents, Youth Uneasy About Future of Work
CIBC Commits $1.5 M for Women to Study Business, Banking
FTP Gov’ts Attracting Skilled Newcomers to Canada
New Online Service to Help Orgs Manage Health & Safety Programs
New Appointment to Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Ontario is first to sign on to Canada Job Grant with Feds
AB: Albertans Invited to Talk About Workplace Rules
Sleep and Productivity
The Case for Improving Mental Health in the Workplace
2014 March

It Doesn’t have to be Perfect
Employees: How a Workplace Coach Can Help You
Companies: 5 Reasons to Provide Workplace Coaching
4 Steps to Setting Up an HR Technology System
Court Penalizes Employer for Malicious Prosecution of Employee
Arbitrator Upholds Dozer Operator’s Termination for Safety Violation
Supreme Court Upholds Union’s Right to Picket Line Expression
It Pays to Investigate Complaints Properly
Millennials: Prepare for New Generation of Leaders
NU: Minister Kenney Tours Iqaluit
ON: Ontario Increasing Minimum Wage
NS: Province Expanding Safety Division
Study: Value of EAPs in Treating Mental Health
Shiftworkers' Diets May Explain Chronic Disease Risks
Minister Goodyear Highlights Benefits of Economic Action Plan 2014
Parl. Committee Hears Witnesses on Bill C-525
New Research Centre to Help Disabled Workers
Survey: Internet Surfing, Socializing Greatest Time-Wasters
Union Calls on Cities to Support Westray Act
Business Association Names Worst Red Tape Offenders
AB: Compassionate Care Leave Begins
BC: Gov't Introduces Pooled Registered Pension Plans
NB: Prov. Gov't Expand Skilled Trades Program for Students
NFLD: Workers Comp. Report Released for Public Comment
ON: Lessons From Major Changes to the WSIB
Payroll / HRIS Solutions: Questions for Vendors
Einstein Inspires Creative Thinking
2014 February

My Message to Bell: A Little Privacy Please!
Trends in Working at Home
Rejection Letters: Worth the Effort
CETA, ESCO and Canada’s Skills System
Investment Advisor’s Termination for Discretionary Trading Upheld
Journalist Ordered to Repay Arbitration Settlement Money
Health Worker’s Claim of Age Discrimination Dismissed
Case for Poor Performance Relies on Documentation
Workplace Productivity Peaks on Tuesday
MHCC, Employers Launch Workplace Mental Health Research Project
University-Certified Mental Health Workplace Training Program Launched
Survey: Canadian business divided on best way to tackle skills gap
Unifor Prepares for Nationwide Campaign on Workers’ Rights
Small Business Owners Relieved CPP/QPP Premiums Won’t Increase
Survey: Workplace Optimism on the Rise Among Canada's Labour Force
Canadian Workers Discouraged and Underemployed: CLC
ON: Gov't Launches Health & Safety Strategy
Winners of 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Awards Announced
BC. Jobs Plan Failing to Deliver: Report
SK: New Workers’ Comp Law Comes into Effect
Survey: Most Employees Did Not Take All Their Vacation in 2013
ON: New Rules to Disclose Info on Women on Boards and in Senior Mgmt
NB: Province to Host Jobs Summit
NS: Province Releases Annual Workplace Safety Report
NS: Union to Host Int’l Conference on Workplace Bullying
NF: Review of Workers’ Comp. System Finalized
Dealing with Harassment in the Workplace
Top Seven Employment Trends for 2014
2014 January

It’s Not Easy to be in the Middle
Managing Conflict in Teams
Making Virtual Teams Work
Keeping it Fresh as a Leader
Early Pregnancy Leave Not Covered Under Federal Law
Woman with “Minor Disabilities” Loses Grievance Over Parking Fees
Trainee Awarded Almost $44,000 for Disability Discrimination
Control Your Employee Benefits
Labour Officers Flex Muscles for Maternity Leave
Federal Unions to Take Legal Action Against Bill C-4
New Organization Recognizes Workplaces Committed to Mental Health
Survey: Canadians Expect Employers to Foot the Bill for Skills Training
Survey: Shorter Commute, Access to Amenities, Collaborative Work Spaces Key to Employee Satisfaction
Survey: Canadians want to redefine the "workplace"
Gov’t Announces Funds to Help Canadians with Disabilities get Job Training
Federal Gov't Announces Funding for Canada Summer Jobs
Survey: Employers Agree with An Expanded CPP
CLC, Western University Launch Workplace Survey on Domestic Violence
BC: Three new agreements offer five years of labour stability
SK: Survey Confirms Under-Staffing a Serious Health Care Issue
ON: Gov’t Introduces Stronger Workplaces for Stronger Economy Act
QC: Insurance Industry Applauds Quebec on Pension Legislation
NB: Gov’t Announces New Apprenticeship Incentive Programs
NS: Province Simplifies Appeal Process, Redirects Revenue for Safety Penalties
NS: Safety Training Reduces Workplace Eye Injuries
Young women face barriers to workplace advancement
NB: WorkSafeNB Decreases 2014 Employer Assessment Rates
Too Late for an Employee Engagement Strategy?
Training for Our Future
2013 December

Half-Full Works Better for Me
Starting a Workplace Wellness Program
EAP Trends for Today and Tomorrow
Making Your Employee Reward System Work for You
Company Had No Right to Reduce Retiree Benefits, Court Finds
Employee Must Repay Settlement Money After Disclosing Terms
Man Not Discriminated Against Based on Family Status
Be Generous During Life Crises –
The Courts Will

Federal Employers Can Dismiss Without Cause
BC: Over 120 Organizations Take Part in Asian Jobs and Trade Mission
AB: Business leaders to improve job opps for Albertans with disabilities
Minister Leitch Salutes Canada's Safest Employers
Smokers Cost Employers More Than $4,000 Each Per Year
SK: Lowest Unemployment Rate in Canada for the 10th Straight Month
MB: New Job and Skills Development Centre Opens
NB: Union Support for Pension Legislation
NL: New Laws Protect Roadside Workers
ON: Ontario passes Registered Human Resources Professionals Act
ON: Province Introducing New Health and Safety Training
Engaged Employees Key to Canada’s Best Small & Medium Employers
Leadership Makes the Difference: Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2014
Employers Identify Sedentary Lifestyle as Top Employee Health Risk
Canada Awards for Excellence Recipients Announced
Prov./Terr. Ministers Press for Renewal of Labour Market Agreements
Unifor Opposes Bill C-4 Attacks On Workers’ Health And Safety
Problem Solving 101
Six Doors to Creative Thinking
2013 November

Do you care what they are saying about you?
The Positives of Online Learning
Welcome to the Virtual Office
Negotiating To Win
Man Allowed to Proceed with $300,000 Claim for Bonuses
Arbitrator Strikes Down Ban on Employee Tattoos and Piercings
Employer Was Unaware of Manager’s Thumb Pain
The Advantages of Doing a Benefit Audit
Hire a Lawyer as You Would an Employee
A Cleaner Office = Less Sick Days, More Productivity
ON: New Trade Strategy to Expand Ontario's Exports and Create Jobs
BC: WorkSafeBC Launches Bullying-Prevention Tool Kit
AB: Government Understating Workplace Injuries?
SK: Charity to Give Career Boost to Indigenous youth
MB: New Workers Comp Initiatives More Fair for Workers, Employers
"Canada's Top Employers for Young People" Announced
Federal Government Announces Funding for Labour Market Research
U.S. Workers Could Help Plug Skills Gap in Canada
Report Recommends Ways to Support Employees with Mental Illness
Disability Management Programs Can Curb Absenteeism
What Does the Future Hold for Business Women in the Canadian Workplace?
Minister Leitch: Healthy Labour Relations Key to a Strong Canadian Economy
Minister Kenney Calls for Action to Strengthen Canada's Labour Market
International Report Shows Canadians are Adapting to the Digital Skills Era
ON: Government to Inspect Retailers for Workers’ Rights
QC: New Guide to Prevent Exposure to Carcinogens in the Workplace
NS: Unions Call on Provinces to Expand Workers Comp to All Workers
PE: eForcePEI partnership gives businesses free online learning
Poll: Canadians Oppose Firing Public Servants Wearing Religious Symbols
Customer Satisfaction is a Reflection of Employee Satisfaction
What's in a Name? Do Job Titles Matter?
2013 October

Are You an Ostrich Manager?
The Downside of Social Media
Employee MotIvatIon
Employee Dismissed for Cause after Breach of Privacy Policy
Employees Wrongfully Dismissed for Receiving Pornographic Emails at Work
Court Denies Grievance Over Man’s Termination for Marijuana Use
Woman Given 10 Years’ Back Pay for Disability Discrimination
A Good First Impression
Legal Support Goes Too Far
Is Youth Unemployment a Big Concern?
Unifor Creates Hundreds of Permanent Jobs
Canada Continues to Lead the United States in Economic Freedom
Canada Maximum Insurable Earnings Announced
Huge Gap Between Retirement Needs and Savings for Canadians
CLC Criticizes Freeze on EI Premiums
Harper Government Helps Recent Graduates Get Jobs in High-Demand Fields
40% of Canadian Employers Plan Training on Mental Health for 2014
Majority of Canadians Say Youth are Unprepared for the Job Market
ON: Stands by BlackBerry and Its Workers
BC: Western Provinces Discuss Skills and Labour Demands
AB: Finances Strong, Province Begins to Address Flood Costs
NB: Ministers urge the federal government to reconsider proposed changes to Skills Training and Labour Market Funding
SK: EI Beneficiaries Drop in July
NL: Economic Growth Predicted to Surpass Other Provinces
Be Sincere When Recognizing Employees
12 Body Language Tips For Career Success
2013 September

Are We Losing Ground in Literacy?
Building Better Performance Appraisals
Dealing with Generation Y at Work
Leadership’s Unavoidable Schizophrenia
Change in Share Ownership Does Not Change Employment Contracts
Gay Man Awarded Nearly $100,000 for Workplace Harassment
Union Local Employee Loses Gender Discrimination Complaint
Judging the Value of an MBA
'Sense of Entitlement' Has Little Basis in Law
Keep Telco Jobs in Canada
Canada Welcomes First Immigrants Under New Federal Skilled Trades Program
Executives Uncomfortable Being Friended by Business Contacts on Facebook
Canadian Employees To See Average Salary Increase of 2.6 Per Cent in 2014?
Canada Needs a Jobs and Training Strategy?
Conducting an Undercover Job Search
290,000 Jobs Go Unfilled in Canada
Temporary Foreign Worker Program - Ensuring Canadians Get a First Chance at Available Jobs
AB: More Support for Flood-Affected Small Businesses
BC: Job Numbers Consistent with National Trend
ON: To Increase Accessibility and Boost Economy
NB: Labour Force and Skills Development Strategy Released
NS: Helping Nova Scotians Get Work Experience, Jobs
SK: Leads the Nation in Employment Growth
Collaboration, Innovation and Conflict
Retaining Talent After the Crisis
2013 August

Business Ethics: Do the Right Thing
Dealing with Harassment Complaints
New Trends in the Selection Process
The Benefits of a Good Job Description
Court Upholds Termination of Help Desk Worker Who Accessed Unauthorized File
Supreme Court Decision Restricts Mandatory Employee Alcohol Testing
Sports Bar Ordered to Pay Pregnant Server $20,000
What Teachers Know About Body Language that Business Leaders Should Learn
Incompetence is Cause for Firing
Time to Move Forward With an Expanded Canada Pension Plan?
Helping Local Businesses and Employees Affected by Floods Through Work-Sharing
Remove the “Canadian experience” employment barrier: OHRC
Six in 10 Workers Would Leave Their Job Due to Low Engagement
New Option for Old Age Security Now Available
Georgetti says Unemployment Remains Too High...
Job Growth in Canada Expected to Continue at a Healthy Pace?
Widespread Support for Canada Job Grant
AB: Responds to Auditor General's Report
BC: Spending Controls Keeping Fiscal Plan on Track
ON: Increase Accessibility, Boost Economy
MB: Helping Skilled Newcomers Work in their Chosen Fields Sooner
Premiers Continue to have Concerns Regarding Proposed Canada Job Grant program
NS: Supports Small Businesses to Compete Globally
SK: Wage Increase Almost Doubles National Average
Top Tips to Empower & Motivate your Employees
Job Insecurity and Difficulties Balancing Work and Family Life are Key Components of Mental Health Issues in the Workplace
2013 July

Education Versus Experience
Controlling Absenteeism: Some Positive Interventions
HR Briefings: Salary Surveys
Deny, Defend, Disrupt - It's Your Choice!
Employee Falsely Accused of Stealing Awarded Seven Months’ Notice
Termination for a Late Doctor’s Note Was Too Harsh
Employee Breached Human Rights Settlement Confidentiality Agreement
The Shifting Sands of Electronic Surveillance in the Workplace
Hold the Phone: Firms May Pay
No More Unfair Drug Testing at Work
Unsettled Immigrant Workers Find Themselves in Precarious Work
Calgary Workers Going the Extra Mile During Flood
Expanding CPP May Have Unintended Result of Decreasing Canadians' RRSP Contributions
Not Enough Thanks - Survey: Canadian Employees Would Like More Appreciation
CAW Reaches Tentative Deal with VIA Rail and Avoids Labour Disruption
Come to Canada Wizard Attracts More Than Four Million Visits
Is the Government Failing to Consult Labour on Job Plans?
Only 22 % of Organizations Feel They Deliver Adequate Wellness Programming
AB: $1 Billion in Emergency Funding to Begin Rebuilding Communities
BC: Funds Aboriginal Essential Skills Bootcamp
ON: Gains 50,600 Jobs in May
YK: Three-Year Funding Supports Women’s Organizations
MB: Celebrates Five Years of Job Creation, Economic Opportunity Through First Peoples Economic Growth Fund
NS: Supports Local Small Business, More Rural Jobs
7 Tips For Spotting Liars At Work
SCC Signals Caution Over Random Testing
2013 June

Knowing When to Leave
Social Media Recruiting
There's More Perking at the Office Than Coffee
The Five Temptations of a CEO
Company Ordered to Repay Expense Claims that Were Not “Fraudulent”
Man With “Severe Mental Health Conditions” Cannot Be Reinstated
Female Employee Was Discriminated Against in Her Quest for Child Care
Does Working Longer Hours Really Work?
Silence not golden in a crisis
Canada’s New Federal Skilled Worker Program Opening to Applicants
More Than Seven in 10 Executives Are Willing to Negotiate Starting Compensation, Survey Shows
New Jobs Boost No Help to High Youth Unemployment?
Government of Canada supports Workplace Mental Health
Migrant Workers Account for Most New Jobs? CLC has Crunched Numbers
54 Percent of Canadians Admit to Playing Hooky From Work
Harper Government Increases Support for Apprentices and the Skilled Trades
Not Selling Out: Report Shows that Canadian Startups are Staying Put and Looking to Thrive
AB: Government Ensures Stability for Alberta Students
ON: Gains Full-Time Jobs in April
MB: Introduces New Legislation that would Protect International Students
SK: Wage Increases Highest in Canada
NB: Strengthening Employment Standards Act
Domestic Violence in the Workplace
Employee Perks: A Luxury or Retention Tool?
2013 May

Don’t Throw the Old Guys Out With the Bathwater
Building a Better Benefit Plan
Team Management Basics
Leaders at all Levels
Judge Upholds $100,000 Wrongful Dismissal Settlement
Part-Time Employees Not Covered by Pension Plan, Arbitrator Finds
Bus Driver with Environmental Allergies Was Not Discriminated Against
Beware of false prophets in employment law
Leadership is about Doing the Hard Thing
Canadian Job Satisfaction Remains High
Skills Training Needed for Unemployed Canadians?
Government Employees in Canada Earn 12% More...
Canada's Labour Minister observes National Day of Mourning
Canadians Feel Continued Uncertainty Over Jobs
What talent? Long-term Workforce Strategy Needed to Stay Competitive
New Employment Insurance Rate Calculation Takes Effect
Spring Cleaning - Time to Dust Off Your Resume and Ramp up Your Job Search
AB: Works Week Connects Albertans with Career and Employment Opportunities
BC: Skills and Training Plan for 2013
ON: Company Director Jailed for Failing to Comply with Order to Pay Wages Owed to Young Workers
YK: WorkFutures Website to Assist Yukoners with Career Planning and Job Search
MB: Doubles Investment in Workplace Injury, Illness Prevention
SK: Workers Earn More
Improving Employee Engagement
What Good Is a BA?
2013 April

Give a Little Bit Back
Planning for Retirement
What You Should Know about Unionized Workplaces
Our Brains Condition Our Body Language
Duty to Mitigate Must Be Specified in Fixed Notice Period Contracts
Woman’s Termination Upheld for “Grossly Inappropriate” Insubordination
Woman Fired Because She Was Pregnant, Human Rights Panel Finds
Mentoring Works for Everybody
Employer's $500,000 Breach
Indecorous Decor - Unusual Objects Seen Around the Workplace
Federal Budget Must Focus on Job Creation, Not More Cutbacks?
Canadian Employers Anticipate a Steady Hiring Climate for the Second Quarter of 2013
Seasonal Unemployment a Fact of Life?
The Importance of Expanding Canada's Workforce
New Canadian Union will be a Voice for Working Women
Playing Politics with Unemployed Workers
Supporting Employment Opportunities for Canadians with Disabilities
AB: Reaches Agreement with 40,000 Teachers
BC: Jobs Plan - Getting Results
ON: Gains 35,300 Jobs in February
NL: A Sustainable Future
SK: Improving Education and Employment Outcomes
NS: New Equipment Helps Prepare Apprentices for Good Jobs
How to Make Good Decisions
How to Use Email Productively
2013 March

The Good Old Days
Successful Strategies for Retaining Your Top Talent
Making the Best Business Use of Social Networking Tools
No Free Rides
Court Awards 26 Months’ Notice for 36 Years’ Service
Arbitrator Overturns Denial of Personal Leave Request
Tribunal Urges Settlement in Case of Alleged Religious Discrimination
The CEO Within
Two Points of View, Only One Outcome
U.S. Political Gridlock Threaten Canada's Economic Recovery
Adding Injury to Insult: Locked Out CUPE Worker Hit by Manager’s Car
54% of Entrepreneurs Plan to Boost Workforce in 2013
Stop Playing Politics with Unemployed Workers: CLC’s Georgetti Comments
Canada Continued to Welcome Highest Sustained Level of Immigration in Canadian History in 2012
Government of Canada Announces Drop in Disabling Injuries Incidence Rate
Family Businesses Continue to Thrive, but Where’s the Talent?
One in Five Workers Who Had Office Romances Married Their Co-Worker
AB: Salary Freeze Introduced After Challenging Third Quarter
BC: Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Development to Create More than 100,000 Jobs
ON: Brewers Retail Inc. Fined $175,000 After Worker Killed
MB: Growing Green Economy
NS: Acts to Increase Number of Skilled Immigrants
SK: Helping People With Disabilities Develop Job Skills
Volunteering: Good for the Bottom Line
Funeral for a Job
2013 February

More Support for Supervisors
Human Resource Technology: Tools for the Future
Spotting the Resume Cheats
Ten Ways to Be More Efficient at the Office
Oil Equipment Supervisor Quit; Company Offered Him Plenty of Work
Employee Who Spent Whole Day Surfing Pornography Is Reinstated
Dismissed Employee Ordered to Pay Costs for Wasting Employer’s Time
An “Elevator Pitch” on Leadership
Workplace Law: Employers Should Not Rush to Settle Up
Nortel Mediation Ends in Failure, Pensioners Pay the Price of Bondholder Greed?
New Federal Skilled Trades Program Accepts Applications
EI Program Failing Unemployed Workers?
Most Overused Resume Phrases
Canadian CEOs Are More Confident About the Future
BC: Government Employees Earn 14 Per Cent More Than Private-Sector Workers
Canadian Companies Expect Business Activity to Increase in 2013
Helping Canadians With Disabilities Find Jobs
Harper Government Creates up to 36,000 Student Jobs
Teranorth Construction Engineering Limited Fined $115,000 After Worker Killed
NB: Summer Job Applications for Students Now Available
NS: Helping Companies Prepare for Future Opportunities
SK: Sets Employment Record in 2012
PE: Launches Workforce Development Fund
Go Green and Save Money
How to Read Body Language Like a Pro
2013 January

Creating a Balance
Dealing with Team Conflict
Time Management 101 (Again)
Employee Benefits: Manage the Risks
Bus Driver Quit Instead of Serving Out His Notice Period
Investigator’s Report Not Protected by Solicitor-Client Privilege, Arbitrator Finds
Manager Awarded More Than $22,000 For Being Fired After Stress Leave
Trump False Disability Card
Stall Points: Most Companies Stop Growing-Yours Doesn't Have To
Austerity a False Solution to Economic Crisis
New Federal Skilled Trades Immigration Program Receives Widespread Praise
MB: Manitobans are the Most Generous Canadians but Americans Far More Generous Overall
Government of Canada Invests to Help Recent Graduates get Jobs
Conservatives Take Away Benefits From Seasonal Migrant Workers
Job Creation Strategies Must Tackle Youth Unemployment, says CAW President
Cutting Red Tape for Skilled Immigrants
Government of Canada Highlights Prohibition of Mandatory Retirement
CLC Disappointed on CPP Failure
NEW YEAR, NEW JOB? Survey Identifies Greatest Challenges When Starting a New Job
BC: Economic Development Support Strengthened for Smaller Communities
ON: Toronto Star Newspapers Limited Fined $85,000 After Worker Injured
NB: Province to Host National Summit on Pension Reform
NS: jobsHere Helping Thousands of People, Hundreds of Businesses
SK: Wages and Sales are Up
Arthritis Takes a Toll on Working Population
What to Do When the Boss Leaves

2012 December

Give Me a Break
Leadership Challenges: Selling Unpopular Decisions
Why Use Social Media Tools?
Change by Design
Shipping Supervisor Awarded 20 Months' Notice
Casual Employees Are Excluded from Vacation Benefits, Arbitrator Finds
Worker Was Not Terminated for Physical Disability
Goals: Setting Them and Achieving Them
Beware the Skeletons Let Loose
Canada Helping Newcomers Succeed in Canadian Labour Market
Canadian Economy Falling Behind in Job Creation
Nearly Half Of Canadians Feel Overqualified For Their Job
Four Out of Five Low-Income Canadians Move up the Income Ladder Over 10 Years
Workers Look to Premiers for Much-Needed Good Job Creation
Survey: Managers Spend More Than One-Quarter of Their Time Managing Poor Performers
Business Success Depends on Attracting and Retaining the Best People
AB: Government Charges Job Recruiters in Edmonton
Employers Want Graduates With Relevant Work Experience
Canada Helps People with Disabilities Succeed in the Workplace
BC: Economists Cautiously Optimistic about B.C.'s Economy
ON: Director Jailed and Companies Fined After Failing to Pay Employees
NS: Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia Team up to Help
SK: Introduces New Workers' Compensation Legislation
MB: Launches Review of Workers Compensation
Four Tips to Building Collaboration in any Organization

2012 November

No Way to Downsize
Better Communications: Better Teams
360 Degree Feedback or 3DF: Is it Right for Your Organization?
Four Body Language Strategies to Better Negotiating
Discipline of Medical Professionals for Stealing Drugs Is Upheld
Discipline for Consistent Lateness Was Appropriate, Arbitrator Finds
Company and Agency Ordered to Pay $150,000 to Workers of Chinese Origin
The Not So Trivial Pursuit of Full Alignment
Firing Should Be Left to Experts
Could CETA Could Wipe Out Thousands of Jobs in Nova Scotia?
SK: Government of Canada Tackles Youth Employment and Skills Shortages in Saskatoon
Workplace Frights: Workers Are Most Afraid of Making a Mistake
Rising Unemployment Further Proves Need for National Jobs Strategy
More Global Employees Ready to Move Abroad For Work
Salary Increases for Canadian Workers Remain Modest
Paying Tribute to Companies Committed to Health and Safety
Canadian Employers Get Temporary Relief From Rising Benefit Costs
Canadian Companies Realize the Opportunity With Mobile and Social Media But Slow To Capitalize On It
NS: Connecting the Unemployed to Good Jobs and Experience
AB: Nominate an Employer Who Creates Open and Welcoming Workplaces
ON: Gains 31,100 Jobs
BC: Myths and Facts on Temporary Foreign Workers
MB: New Initiatives to Help Communities Gain Employment and Training
Stress: Limit the Damage and Focus on Self-Care
What Good Is a BA?

2012 October

Don't Ask For Sympathy
Maintaining a Positive Workplace Attitude
Job Sharing: Making it Work
Turn Down the Volume I'm Trying to Work
Retired Bank Executive Loses Claim of $525,000 Tax Overpayment
Employees' Dismissal for Facebook Comments Is Upheld
Termination Upheld of Cocaine-Addicted Man Who Had Accident
Not All Acts of Dishonesty Are Alike
Do EI Changes Make Workers More Vulnerable?
Canadian Experience Class: Creating Jobs across Canada
Economic Turbulence has Created the Talent Paradox
Job Stats Show National Good Jobs Strategy Overdue
Retirement Programs Take on Heightened Importance for Canadians
Privately-Held Companies Say Business Will Get Better Over the Next Year
Canada Improving Job Opportunities for Canadians with Disabilities
University Execs Rake in Raises While Workersż Wages Wait
Most Employers Form Opinions of Job Interviewees Within 10 Minutes
Canada Leads North America in Economic Freedom
Canada's Skills Crisis: From Consultation to Action
AB: Leading the Country on Expense Transparency and Reporting
BC: Premier Launches Skills and Training Plan
ON: Helps Create 400 New Businesses and Nearly 2,000 Jobs
MB: Workplace Safety and Health Education
NB: Wage Increases for Childcare Workers
NS: Preparing Students for Good Jobs
SK: More Than 20,000 New Jobs
The Value of Execution
How to Screen a Company for a Good Culture Fit

2012 September

One More Career
Not Dead Yet: Boomers in the Workplace
Get Noticed! How to Transform Your HR & Training Department into a Profit Centre
In Praise of the Incomplete Leader
Non-Managers Are Entitled to Lengthier Notice Periods
Employees Drinking on the Job Ordered Reinstated
B.C. Sales Executive Terminated Day After Announcing Pregnancy
The Difference a Book Makes
10 Ways to Get People to Disagree
Revised Federal Skilled Worker Program Unveiled
Do Unionized Workers Earn $5.11 More Per Hour Than Non-Union?
Canadian Employees to See Average Salary Increases of 2.9 Per Cent in 2013?
Canadians Able to Keep More Earnings With EI Improvements
MB: Helping Unemployed Older Workers
Government of Canada Helping Internationally Trained Professionals
Are Young Workers Being Left Behind?
Most Canadians Are Using Traditional Job-Search Methods To Find Jobs
BC: Government Workers To Strike on the 5th of September
Employer Engagement in Employee Health is a Good Investment
Study Finds Workers Feeling Bullied in the Workplace
ON: Strong Action On Economy
SK: EI Claims Dropping
NS: Investing in Jobs and Training
PE: Government and Unions Working Together on Pension Plans
Older Workers: Worried and Still Working
The Importance of Culture

2012 August

Unpaid Interns
Body Language: The Power of Non-Verbal Communication
Diversity is Good for Business
A Whole New Way of Thinking
B.C. Accountant Was Terminated; Did Not Quit
Court Upholds Random Alcohol Testing in "Dangerous" Workplaces
No Evidence of Age-Related Discrimination Against Software Engineer
Flying High but Flying Scared
Tribunals Seem Out of Touch with the Times
New Best Practices in Settlement Services Webpage
AB: Pilot Project Expanded to Include More Occupations
Harper Government Cutbacks Threaten Canadian Culture and Heritage
Canada Must Do More For Young Workers?
Majority of Canadians Have Close Relationships with their Colleagues
Corporate Social Responsibility: Volunteering on Company Time
Employment Statistics Show National Good Jobs Summit Needed
Energized Canadian Workers Are Key to Productivity
Canadian Business Leaders See Social Media as Competitive Necessity
Office Romance Heats Up in Canada
BC: New Government Restraints for Executive Compensation
ON: Economy Growing, Creating Jobs
SK: Records Largest Drop in EI Claims
MB: Business Prosecuted for Workplace Safety Incident
NB: Pension Funds Update
I've Got a Headache. You're Having a Bad Day. He's an Insensitive Pig.
Don't Get Burned When Hiring Consultants

2012 July

Picking Favourites: Don't Do It
The Basics of Managing Teams
Keep the Focus on Workplace Training
Bring Back the "Human" in Human Resources
Court Rules That One Can Sue for Invasion of Personal Privacy
Misuse of Computers at Work End in Termination
Employer's Unwanted Text Messages Constituted Sexual Harassment
HR Metrics: Measure for Success
The Cardinal Sins Employees Commit
Poll Shows Support in Canada For Making Job Creation a Priority
Young Workers Want Global Job Prospects
Canadian Government Attacking Worker & Trade Union Rights?
Job Statistics Underscore Need for Good Jobs Summit
Majority of Canadians Prioritize Job Security and Enjoyment Over Salary
A Closer Look at EI Rollbacks
Jobs Recovery Remains Fragile
Canadians Expect Continued Access to Employer Health Benefits After Retirement
Is True Unemployment Rate Over 12 Per cent?
AB: Minimum Wage to Increase in September
BC: Job Numbers Steady While Youth Hit the Job Market
ON: Ensuring Temporary Workers' Rights
MB: Greater Enforcement of Workplace Safety
NS: Invests in Good Jobs
PE: Projected to Lose 10 to 12 per cent of its Federal Jobs
Government Helps to Kick-Start Canadian Entrepreneurial Businesses
Getting on the Bossż Good Side
How to Avoid Failure in Judgment and Decision Making

2012 June

A Paperless World... Finally
The Benefits of Staff Vacations
Top Management Tools
10 Body Language Tips That Will Help You Land Your First Job
Company Retirees Have Right to Lifelong Health Benefits, Judge Rules
Arbitrator Upholds Termination for Uttering Death Threats
Employer's Offer in Disability Accommodation Case Was Deemed Reasonable
Risky Business: Violence at Work
How Not To Fire Someone
Changes to Unemployment Insurance No Help to Workers?
Canada and U.S. to Consult on Facilitating Cross-Border Business
Latest Back to Work Legislation - Workers Could Find Ways to Retaliate?
NS: Job Cuts at School Boards a Huge Blow to System
Youth Unemployment Requires Government Action?
Government Connecting Canadians with Available Jobs?
Six Unemployed Workers for Every Job Vacancy
Government of Canada Creates 36 000 Summer Jobs for Students
The future of Family Business in Canada
Minister Finley Highlights Youth Employment at G20 Discussions
CEOs of Tech Start-Ups Say Recruitment and Retention is Their Biggest Challenge
BC: New Measures Address Workplace Bullying and Prevention
AB: Environmental Charges Laid Against Three Central Alberta Companies
ON: M & M Painting and Sand Blasting Ltd. Fined $70,000 After Worker Injured
NB: Action Plans for Persons with Disabilities Released
DFO Tells More Than 1,000 Workers They Could Lose Their Jobs
SK: Strengthens OHS Act to Protect Workers
Attracting and Retaining Winning Employees: How Can You Get the Best People on Your Team and Keep Them?
Talent Management in the New Business World:

2012 May

Getting the Best of Both Worlds
Online Learning is Good for Business
Career Transition: Be Ready for Change
12 Ways to Spot a Liar
Former Car Dealership Finance Manager Awarded $88,000 in Damages
Man's Dismissal for Oversleeping Due to Family Problems Is Overturned
No Evidence of Racial or Age Discrimination, Human Rights Tribunal Finds
Workplace Law: Don't Walk Away Without Proper Notice
Development of the Fittest
Will Budget Cuts Deliver Economic Progress for Canadians?
Immigration is Key to Economic Growth and Prosperity
Employment Insurance Benefits Hard to Access
Global Skills Gap Leaves 10 Million Manufacturing Positions Unfilled
Massive Service Cuts Still On The Way?
Government of Canada Provides Support and Work Experience to Canadians
Economic Uncertainty Still Seen as the Biggest Risk in 2012
Improved Job Numbers May Not Be sustainable?
Citizenship and Immigration Canada Announces its Intention to Create a New Skilled Trades Program
BC: $10 Million Helps Students Get Skills For Todayżs Jobs
ON: Economy Growing, Creating Jobs
YK: Second Highest Minimum Wage in Canada
MB: Budget 2012: Focused on What Matters Most to Families: Struthers
NS: Continues Strong Fiscal Discipline
SK: Lowest Unemployment In Canada
Hiring Young Workers: Getting an Edge without Going Over
Why Do Employees Leave Voluntarily?

2012 April

There's No "We" in Hypocrisy
Stress Management Techniques that Work
Absenteeism: Dealing with the Elephant in the Room
Teachable Moments
Fixed-Term Contracts Meant Woman Not Entitled to Termination Pay
Nursing Home Had Management Right to Change Shift Staffing Practice
Former Police Officer's Claim of Disability Discrimination Is Dismissed
Severance Isn't an Entitlement
Make Intranet-Based Training Stick
ON: Budget Fails to Live up to Election Promises
Decline in Job Seekers Must Prompt Immediate Action
Employers Have Access to More Online Information to Hire Workers
Global Corporate Bullies
Effective Leadership Can Raise Company Valuation as Much as 16%
Government of Canada Introduces Legislation to Protect the Canadian Economy
With a Multi-Generational Workforce, is Gen X Getting the Squeeze?
Avoid Becoming a Victim of Immigration Fraud - Warn Citizenship and Immigration Canada
SK: Budget Promises More than it Delivers
Hiring Managers Share the Most Memorable Interview Mistakes
AB: Toughens Rules to Protect Job Seekers
BC: Free trade Agreement with Japan Will Mean More B.C. Jobs
MB: Continues to Ensure Fair Wages
NS: Announces New Graduate Placement Program
Face-to-Face Meetings Best Way to Connect
The Disappearing Dress Code

2012 March

Pick Your Own Tech Toys
Utilizing Your Network Tools
Job Descriptions: Getting Them Right
Pressure Growing for More Federal Whistleblowing Protection
Employee's Dismissal Made His Non-Compete Clause Void
Health Care Worker Denied Family Leave to Travel to Philippines
Lack of Work, Not Broken Ankle, Was Reason for Termination
Igniting Champions
Do nothing that could suggest conduct affirmed
Latest EI Numbers Point to Erosion of Job Quality
ON: Is the New Plan an Economic Recovery Killer?
Government of Canada Invests to Help Youth get Jobs
Despite the Economy, Executives Set to Increase Budgets
Living Rights Project Adds a Human Face to Human Rights
Government of Canada Taking Action to Support Newcomers
U.S. Workers Willing to Trade Pay for Extra Security and Richer Retirement Benefits
Only 30 Per Cent of Canadians Expect to be Fully Retired at Age 66
Government of Canada Helps Aboriginal People Develop Job Skills
More than 7 in 10 Workers Believe Office Politics Are Necessary to Advance Career
SK: Among Leaders in Wage Growth
NU: Adult Education Gets Funding Boost
NS: Province to Analyze Overall Government Spending
AB: Invests in Community Workers Who Support Albertans
BC: Ports Tax Supports Jobs and Growth
How Body Language Can Help--or Hurt--How You Lead
Seven Steps to Assessing any Business Situation

2012 February

Who Wants to Deal with the Big Bad Boss?
Absenteeism In The Workplace
Pros and Cons of Flexible Benefit Plans
What Not To Eat... At Work
Employer Escapes Lifetime Pension Obligation for Dismissed Employees
Woman Loses Grievance Over Excessive Absenteeism
Employee's Signed Release Form Negates Human Rights Case
Take Control of Your E-mail
Beware False Accusations
Canada's Year-End Employment Numbers
New Website Evaluates International Qualifications
Are Bloated CEO Salaries Becoming Obscene?
Federal Job Skills Program Helps People with Disabilities
Increased EI Parental Benefit Flexibility Now Available for Adoptive Parents
Shifting from Job Cuts to Job Creation
Canadian Organizations are Resilient and Ready for Growth
Pension Plan Trouble in 2012?
Unprepared to Retire? You Are Not Alone
Majority of Canadian Companies Optimistic About Economy for 2012
AB: Occupational Health and Safety Penalties Doubled in 2011
BC: New Plan Supports Adults with Developmental Disabilities
MB: New Cabinet Committee to Focus on Jobs, Services for Families
ON: Focused on Jobs
NL: Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission Review
NS: Minimum Wage Increasing to $10.15 on April 1, 2012
Managing Brilliance
Workplace Wisdom: How to Manage a Controller Boss to Create a Drama-Free Office

2012 January

Keeping the Peace
Making Virtual Teams Work
We're Working Longer but Are We Working Better?
Five "Musts" for Creating a Great First Impression for your Employee
Credit Union Branch Manager Fired with Cause
Suspension for Alleged Harassment Was Unjust, Arbitrator Found
Tribunal Upholds Airline's Pilot Mandatory Retirement Policy
Creating Followers
Shuffle Staff With Care
Budget to Improve EI for the Unemployed?
Throwing Support Behind Injured Workers
Canadian Citizenship Not For Sale
The Business of Green
Women in the boardroom: A global perspective
How Does Canada Compare to the USA in Charitable Donations?
ON: More than $27 Billion Spent on Corporate Welfare since 1991
Federal-Provincial Project Helps Unemployed Older Workers Develop New Skills
Canadian Manufacturer's Want to Hire but Can't Find the Right People
Canada Must Change Approach to Job Creation?
Helping Post-Secondary Graduates Gain Career-Related Experience
AB: Company Fined After Pleading Guilty to Burning Prohibited Debris
BC: Making Progress: Small Business
NB: Unemployment Rate Higher in November
NS: Jobs and Building Plan
SK: Economy Sets Records in 2011
Procrastination: What Are You Waiting For?
5 Easy Ways to Improve Corporate Wellness
2011 December

Learning to Say Yes
Dealing with Interpersonal Conflict
Qualities of a Great Leader
What to do about bad leaders
Sour Email Could Not Negate Managerżs Severance Package
Construction Worker Loses Grievance over Workplace Prank
Store Discriminated Against Man Who Wouldnżt Remove Turban
5 Tips To Working With The Office Drama Diva
Workers' Best Defence
ON: OFL Rejects Pay Day Loan Scheme for Unemployed Workers
Canada Should Prioritize Full Employment over Low Inflation, CAW says
QC: Salary Increases for 2011-2012
88% of Canadians Believe the Country's Culture Encourages Entrepreneurship
The Benefits of Hiring Mature Workers
Attracting and Retaining International PhD Students
Is Canada Unprepared For a Slowdown?
AB: The most Economically Free Jurisdiction in North America
Job Market Instability Clear Sign of Sputtering Economy
Main Reasons why Canadian Employees Resist Job Relocation
More Canadian Women Given the Flexibility to Work Part Time
Budget 2012 Will Remain Focused on Jobs and Growth
Older Workers Graduate from Federally and Provincially Sponsored Re-training Project
NS: Act Will Prevent Unnecessary, Costly Strikes, Op-ed
SK: Number of EI Recipients Continues to Drop
BC: Premier's Jobs and Trade Mission Strengthens Asian Relations
Dress Up Your Dress Code
Six Best Practices For Achieving Implementation Success

2011 November

Monitor No Evil
In-House Recruiting
What Every Smart Employer Should Know About Monitoring Employee E-Mail
Getting Disability Claims Costs under Control
Unskilled Workersż Right to Notice Is Not Limited, Court Finds
Union Loses Grievance Over Extra Overtime Pay at Christmas
Man Loses Claim that Former Supervisor Retaliated for Filing Complaint
Improve Your Communications by Improving Your Listening
About to be fired? Read this
Canada Must Set Quality Standards for New Job Creation
Are Younger Workers Being Left Behind?
Entrepreneurs Call on G20 for Job Creation
Labour Force Looking Better
Global Youth Employment Crisis
Canadian Companies are Optimistic; 82% Plan to Grow or Expand
Two-thirds of Canadians Plan to Continue Working in Retirement
Brandt Set to Hire Over 300 New Positions, Defying Economic Trends
Canadian Business Owners Ignoring Need for Succession Plan
BC: Over 120 Companies Take Part in Jobs and Trade Mission
MB: Moves Forward with Plan to Improve Health, Jobs and Education
NB: Multi-Million-Dollar Employment Program to Help Aboriginal People
SK: Saskjobs Connects Employers with Job Seekers
ON: Creating Jobs
NS: Creating Jobs in the Aerospace and Defence Sector
Coaching is Everyone's Business
Avoid the Cost of Poor Hiring Practices

2011 October

Just Make a Decision
Get Out of the Problem and Into the Solution
The 7 Safety Habits Challenge
Senior Management Team

Workplace Relationships:
Keep Office Romances In The Lunch Room (Not The Court Room)

Judge Finds Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Clauses to Be Unreasonable
Union Loses Grievance Over Premium Pay for Weekend Work
Tribunal Awards $125,000 to Woman Fired After Returning from Medical Leave
Moving Forward with Workplace Planning
Employer Still Has Rights
ON: Global Financial Chaos Underpins Need to Protect Ontario Jobs
Canada More Economically Free than the United States But...
Workers Most Vulnerable to Possible Double-dip Recession
Let the Wealthy Pay their Share to Protect Services and Cut the Deficit
Companies More Open to Remote Work Arrangements
Survey Indicates Canadian Organizations Lack Confidence in Leaders' Ability to Drive Success
Too Many Unemployed Being Denied Benefits?
Canadian Employees Believe Working Part-Time Will Not Hurt Their Future Career Opportunities
Did You Know That Over Half a Million Workplace Injuries are Reported in Canada Every Year?
Employees Seek Help with Debt and Credit Problems
NB: Unemployment Rate Lower
BC: Releases Job Plan
AB: Jobsite Inspections Focus
SK: Number of EI Recipients Dropping
NS: Minimum Wage Increase In October
Getting the Most Out of Leadership Coaching
Hiring the Best Creative Professionals

2011 September

Late for Work... Again
Workplace Ethics - Doing the Right Thing for the Right Reasons
Getting Disability Claims Costs under Control
Top Ten Success Factors for HRIS Implementations
Constructively Dismissed Employees Can Keep Working
Employer Slapped for Refusing to Rescind Employee's Resignation
Cruise Line Did Not Discriminate Against Visually Impaired Candidate
Working Older Working Longer
Don't Pay For Incompetence
Weak Job Market a Concern for Real Economic Recovery
ON: Unemployment Rate Prompts Emergency Summit on Jobs
Come to Canada Wizard Working its Magic
BC: Pilot Project to Attract More Working Families
Young Workers Bearing Brunt of Unemployment
Landmark Human Rights Case Settled After 23 Years
CEOs Challenged with Recruiting New Talent
Try Talking to Workers Instead of Bullying Them
Minister Raitt Discusses Healthy Workplaces
NS: Employee Pay-Plan
SK :EI Recipients and Claims Drop
Helping People with Disabilities Across the Country Develop Job Skills
AB: Stepping Up Employment Standards Enforcement
Helping Youth Prepare for the Job Market
Less Than a Fifth of Canadian Companies use Social Media Effectively
Turn Employee Opinion Surveys into Action
Leaders Invent Themselves

2011 August

You Get What You Work For
Making a Decision and Building Consensus
Healthy, Wealthy or Retired
Ways to Improve Team Performance
AWOL Employee Awarded $40,000 for Being Fired After a Personal Crisis
Arbitrator Upholds Management's Right to Inspect Employees after Theft Suspected
Woman Loses Claim of Discrimination Based on Stress Allegedly Caused by Supervisor
Facebook Snooping Can Return to Haunt
Handling Bad Language in the Workplace
Canada's Job Market Stuck in Neutral, Auto Union President Says
Government of Canada Cracks Down on Crooked Consultants
Job Numbers Show that Ottawa Must Focus on Younger Workers
Human Rights and Policing Guide launched
Defined Benefit Pensions at a Tipping Point, Survey Finds
Bad Economic News Dampens Canadian Consumer Confidence: Survey
Canadian Labour Congress Says New Pension a Non-Starter
Let's Not Meet On That - Survey Identifies Managers' Biggest Meeting Pet Peeves
Hiring Continues at a Healthy Pace in Canada
Canada's Largest Employer Commends Harper Government On Labour Market Program
ON: Minister of Finance Consults with Small-Business' on Strengthening Canada's Economy
NB: June Unemployment Rate Up
NS: Staying Cool on the Job
SK: Only Province to Have Higher New Vehicle Sales
AB: Workplace Inspectors to be on Site at Stampede & Capital EX
BC: Premiers, Washington Governor Discuss Economic Opportunities
Workplace Bullying: A Threat to Wellness at Work
An Effective First-Aid Kit For Your New Job

2011 July

Service Outside of the Box
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
Witness Statement Analysis (Liar Liar)
What To Do When The Boss Is The Problem
Executive Awarded Nine Months' Notice After Serving 2.5 Years
Manitoba Teachers Win Additional Paid Leave After Childbirth
"Fatally Flawed" Tribunal Finding Not Based on Fact or Law, Court Rules
Online Recruiting: Just A Click Away
Probation is a Dirty Word
Changes to Economic Immigration Programs Will Help Further Reduce Backlogs
"Outrageous" Employer Proposals Stall Talks at Nursing Homes
Come to One of 44 Canada Day Citizenship Ceremonies Across Canada
Flat Income Figures Show Impact of Recession
Supreme Court Decertifies Giant Wal-Mart Class Action Discrimination Case
Canadian CEOs More Likely to Eye Older Workers as Potential Recruits
Monthly Jobs Report Offers No Promising Signs of Recovery
ILO Convention on Domestic Workers Will Improve Lives
Stop Wage Theft
NB: Invests in Information and Technology Jobs
NS: Province Puts Kids and Learning First
SK: Three Companies Plead Guilty to Safety Charge
AB: Minimum Wage to Increase in September
BC: Leads With Strengthened Support For Entrepreneurs
ON: One Year Later - Ontario's Economy Is Turning The Corner
Top 10 Tips For Managing Up in a Top Down World
It Takes Two: Relocating Dual Career Couples

2011 June

See Spot Stay Home
Dealing with Young Workers
Managing Transformational Change
How to Build a Strong Self-image
Woman Was Constructively Dismissed While on Maternity Leave
Pregnant Firefighter Not Accommodated to Point of Undue Hardship
Employer Discriminated Against Woman Based on Mental Disability
Lazy Hiring Practices Lead to Lawsuits
Wise Managers Treat Layoffs as a Last Resort
Canadians Challenged to Think Outside the Cubicle on June 1st
Bold Action Needed to Promote Canada-U.S. Security and Economic Growth
BC: $10.25 Minimum Wage Could Cost More Than 52,000 Jobs
Financial Regulatory Reform Still Needed to Avoid Similar Recession
Unions and Social Networking
Minister Raitt Urges Canada Post and CUPW to Reach an Agreement
Canada's Immigrant Selection Process Should Focus on Job Offers
Good Jobs For All
Harper Government Is Keeping Taxes Low for Canada's Job Creators
Working to End Workplace Deaths and Injury
ON: NCC sets New Standard for Universal Accessibility
MB: Wage Increase Strengthens Manitobans' Purchasing Power
NS: Premier Announces Creation of New Economic Development Fund
NB: April Unemployment up to 10 Percent
AB: Employment and Training Services Help Residents Find and Get Jobs
QC: Minimum Wage Increases
Foreign Credentials: Speeding up the Process
Want to Refresh Employees? Give Extra Time Off

2011 May

What the Heck
Creating Positive Workplace Attitudes
Rejection Letters: Thanks but no Thanks
Job Sharing: How to Make it Work
Broadcasting Executive Awarded More than $360,000
Post-Age 65 Employment Benefits Limitations Deemed Justified
Assistant Manager Not Discriminated Against Based on Sexual Orientation
IT Human Resource Trends Today
Vague Rules Only Invite Complaints
Tax Cuts Take Money Out of the Economy, CCPA Study says
QC: Recruiting increasingly difficult for Quebec businesses
Survey: Over Half of Canadians Say they are Better Off Today
Twelve Timely Tips for Tackling Your Taxes
AB: Study Finds Widespread Violations of Standards for Underage Workers
Salvation Army Home to Close its Doors, Leaving 80 Without a Place to go and 100 Without Jobs
Too Many Unemployed Being Denied Benefits
NS: Please Bump Minimum Wage to $11 an Hour
YK: Youth Employment Centre opens
Canada Post Pension Plan 2010 Financial Results
Canadian Jobs Market Remains Sluggish
MB: 2,800 New Summer Jobs for Youth and Summer Program for 21,000 Children
BC: New Skills Program for Mining Sector Hits Pay Dirt
ON: Helping More Students Find Summer Jobs
Defined Benefit Pensions at a Tipping Point, Survey Finds
Study Shows Vast Skills, Labour Shortages Looming for Canada's Tech Sector
5 Nuggets of Wisdon for Bullying in the Workplace
Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Orders Reinstatement of Air Canada Pilots

2011 April

Look for the Spotlight to Get Ahead
Managing Workplace Stress
Apprenticeship: Good for Everybody
Stop Managing and Start Leading
Deckhand Wrongfully Accused of Falsifying Timesheets, Judge Finds
Board Upholds Programmer's Termination for Incompetence
Man's Dyslexia Not Accommodated Enough, Tribunal Finds
The Sacrifices of the Leader
When Ribaldry Goes Too Far
Business Leaders Welcome Improved Fiscal Outlook
Federal funding to the Bridge Training Program
Federal Budget Falls Far Short of Need for Recovery, CAW President says
Canadians Need Better Jobs and More of Them
ON: Workplace Recommendations Threaten Worker Safety
Canadians Call for Banks and Finance Industry to Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes
Government Policies Restricting Medical Training Mean Canada's Physician Shortage Will Worsen
Deadline Extended for Organizations and Individuals to Speak Out on Human Rights and Mental Health
Future of Canadian Family Business Ownership in Question
New Rules to Strengthen the Temporary Foreign Worker Program
A More Thoughtful Federal Budget
NB: Pension Task Force Invites Public Input
NS: Provincial Spending Comes in Under Budget
SK: Portal Will Make It Easier For Employers To Connect With Skilled Workers
AB: Strengthens Safety Enforcement, Inspections, Investigations
BC: Tech Industry Gets a Boost
Align Your Actions with Your Ultimate Life Goals
Time to Take on Depression

2011 March

How to Quit Well
Workplace Negotiations
Do you think you're ready for a Career Change?
How to Confront Without Conflict
Cable Installers Awarded Compensation for Tax Reclassification as Employees
Rigidly Following Layoff Procedure Would Be "Absurd", Arbitrator Found
Teacher Loses 15-year Battle to Prove Age Discrimination
Don't Let Incompetent Bosses Stand in Your Way
Workplace Law: Almost painless dismissals
Stronger Canada-U.S. Partnership Will Strengthen Economy And Promote Job Creation
Canadians Rally in Support of Workers' Rights in Mexico
YK: Canada and Yukon sign agreement on Temporary Foreign Workers
Liberals Support Improved CPP
Lessons From Liberals' 1995 Budget
Canadian Family Businesses Outpacing Global Counterparts
Protesting U.S. Steel and the Attack on Workers' Pensions
Government of Canada Consults on Immigrant Skilled Worker Program
The Federal Government Should Continue Reducing Corporate Tax Rates
Next Federal Budget Must Put Jobs First
Government of Canada Supports Apprentices
ON: Economic Action Plan Supports Small- and Medium-sized Businesses
NB: New Addictions Toolkit Available for Employers
Harper Government: Standing Up For Honest Businesses
MB: Government of Canada Supports Project that Promotes Saving for Education
ON: Pushing For Fair Deal For New Canadians
BC: Backs Japan-Canada Economic Partnership
AB: Province Well-Positioned for Return to Economic Growth
Improving Access for All
The Power of Group Interviews

2011 February

Money Isn't Everything
Ten (More) Tips to Motivate Your Employees
The Benefits of Mentoring
Ouch! You Excluded Me
Charity Employee Was Justly Terminated for Serious Breach, Judge Finds
Union Misinformed Member of His Right to Lawyer in Disciplinary Hearing
Employee Could Not Prove Allegations of Discrimination on Multiple Grounds
Coaching The Uncoachable!
Cities Cannot Afford to Pay Union Ransom
Deeper Corporate Tax Cuts Could Cost 46,000 Jobs
Minister Kenney Makes it Easier for Haitians in Canada to Work
Jobs Outlook Uncertain for Unemployed Canadians
SK: Poll Finds Strong Support for Raising Royalty Rates and Minimum Wage
Facebook Postings can Support Just Cause Termination
Human Rights and Mental Health Project Continues
Settlement at Armada Toolworks
Confidence of Canadian CEOs Returns for 2011
Questions About Denial of Chinese Visa
Canada's Free Trade Plan
NB: Government of Canada Helping Internationally Trained Professionals
Harper Government Is Keeping Taxes Low for Canada's Job Creators
NS: Tax Credit Ensures a Bright Future for Film Industry
SK: Enters 2011 With the Second Lowest Unemployment Rate in Canada
BC: Job Options BC Builds Bridges to Employment
ON: Bruce Power Inc. Fined $80,000 After Worker Injured
Four Common Measurement Traps to Avoid
Improve Selection Interviews

2011 January

Leading Versus Managing
Successful Communicating in Teams
HR Trends and Challenges
Three Traits Define Extraordinary Leadership
Terminated Employee Was Entitled Only to Minimum Notice Period
College IT Specialist Fired for Personal Use of Employer's Computer and Network
Workplace Couple Discriminated Against Based on Marital Status
New Centre Offers Hope for Labour Relations
Job Contracts are a Lot Like Prenups
Tell the Feds to Improve CPP!
Legislation to Crack Down on Crooked Consultants
Jobs Crisis Far From Over in Canada
Canada's Children Are Not For Sale
New E-Learning Package Puts Human Rights Training Online
Fighting Back Against the U.S. Steel Lock-Out
NB: Summer Job Applications for Students Now Available
NS: Budget Update Positive But Still Work to be Done
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Pension Changes Help Canadians Plan Retirement
Grand Opening of Cornwall Service Canada Call Centre to Better Serve Canadians
SK: Help Unemployed Workers Who are Older Find Jobs
Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security benefit rates effective January 1, 2011
AB: Employment Standards Complaint Process Made Easier
BC: $4 Million To Improve Foreign Credential Recognition
ON: Over 9,000 Good Jobs For Ontario Families In 2010
Why Leaders Should Watch Their Body Language
Persistence Goes the Distance

2010 December

The Future of Newspapers
Diversity In The Workplace
Green Careers
You Have To Be Willing To Be An Unpopular Leader
Employer Liable for Missed EI Benefits for Terminated Seasonal Worker
Employer Punished for Banning Union Officials at Employee Forums
Laid-Off Manager Waived Right to File Human Rights Claim
Management Lessons from a Car Wash Guy
Settle dust-ups out of court
Bold Steps Required To Spur Canada To Global Leadership In Energy And Environmental Innovation
Recession Increasing Hunger Among Vulnerable and Marginalized
Skilled Worker Immigrants Faring Well In Canada
Supporting Jobs in Canada is the Right Thing To Do
Air Transat Recalls Laid Off Flight Attendants
QC: Changes to Pay Equity Law Create Chaos in Montreal
Termination Of Employee For Facebook Postings Results In Complaint
New Change Builds Bridges With Trusted and Valued International Partners
Second Anniversary of the Economic Crisis and Unemployment Remains High
Government of Canada Addresses Seniors' Needs Now and For The Future
Government of Canada's Commitment to People With Disabilities
NB: Finance Minister Provides Economic and Fiscal Update
NS: Changes Proposed To Improve Labour Relations
Canadians Support Increase in Canada Pension Plan Benefits
BC: International Students Boosting Economy
ON: Clean Energy Revolution Leading to Jobs
SK: Saskatchewan and Alberta Contractors Convicted of Safety Violations
MB: Posting Canada's Strongest Labour Force Performance
The New World of Social Networking
Deepening Our Discipline

2010 November

Asking for Help
Conflict Management: Pitfalls to Avoid
Utilizing Salary Surveys
Goal Setting Can Limit Our Flexibility and Learning
Accountant Loses Case of Wrongful Dismissal Based on Discrimination
Umpire Sides with Fired Employee in Overtime Pay Dispute
Employee Loses Discrimination Claim Based on Racial Slurs in Workplace
Think Twice About Jumping On A Job Offer
Resume Lies Can Cost You More Than A Job
Report offers 10 steps to boost productivity, create jobs and raise Canadians' incomes
Atlantic Canadians support increase in Canada Pension Plan benefits
Government of Canada Launches New Federal Internship for Newcomers Program
Canada's Private Companies More Focused on Growth
Government Must Step up to Plate for the Unemployed
Strategic investments needed to strengthen Canada's economy
Canada-EU Free Trade Deal Could Cost up to 150,000 Canadian Jobs
QC: Private Companies More Conservative About Growth Than Other Canadian Provinces
Cities Get the Cold Shoulder with EI Announcement
Government of Canada Supports Accessibility for All Canadians
Government of Canada Helps Canadians with Disabilities Maximize Their Potential
NT: Revises Business Incentive Policy
ON: Helping Small Businesses Grow
BC: Premier Announces Tax Relief
NB: Unemployment Rate Up
MB: Greater Protection to Manitoba Employees
NS: Committed to Better Health Care, Jobs and Fiscal Responsibility
Virtual Meetings: Making Distance Obsolete
Presentation Secret: Tell a story

2010 October

If You're Sick: Stay Home
Moving Forward: Leadership In Strategic Planning
What is My Job Again, Exactly?
Succession Planning in the Post-Boomer Age
Appeal Court Overturns $500,000 Award Against Woman Pushed by Supervisor
Employee Resigned and Was Not Terminated, Adjudicator Finds
Tribunal Ends Longest Human Rights Case in Canada with $650,000 Award
Workplace Planning Strategies
When Push Comes To Legal Shove
Government of Canada Invests in Internationally Trained IT Professionals
AB: Increased CPP Benefits Backed by Two-Thirds of Albertans
Minister Kenney Hails Growing Economic Ties with India
Organizations Look Beyond Base Pay to Attract and Retain Key Employees
ON: Landmark Ruling Stands as Court Considers:
Fewer Than Half of Unemployed Receive Benefits
QC: Montreal White-Collar Workers Lament Lack of Political Courage
Nortel Retirees Rally to Stop Wind up of Pension Plan
Government Must do More for Unemployed
Dramatic Rise in 2010 Bonus Payouts for Canadian Mining CEOs
Minister Finley Encourages Education Savings by Canadian Families
Canadian Companies Challenged to Attract Critical-Skill and Talented Employees
The Government of Canada marks Learn @ Work Week
Tax Relief and Benefits for Canadians
NB: 1,800 More New Brunswickers Working Last Month
BC: Approves Financial Assistance
MB: Minimum Wage Increases to $9.50
NS: Local, International Companies Continue to Deliver Results
Tips For Terminating Employees With Dignity

2010 September

Knowing Right From Wrong
Making It Work: Workplace Ethics
We should be looking to the public sector for our private sector leaders
How To Recognize and Prevent Burnout
Appeal Court Overturns Executive's Right to Exercise Stock Options after Termination
Employee Awarded $500,000 after Termination for Suspected Sick Leave Abuse
Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Justified for Safety, Tribunal Rules
White Space - The Necessity Of Downtime For Leaders At All Levels
Decision Strategies
Letter to Premiers: Keep Momentum on Pension Reform
Improvements Coming For Temporary Foreign Workers
Now is Not the Time to Pull the Plug on Unemployed Canadians
ON: Moves to Strengthen Pension System
Each Province is Unique in How it Collects Taxes and Creates Incentives
Support for Pakistan Emergency Relief
Massive Loss of Full-Time Jobs Terrible Set-back to Economic Recovery
AB: The Government of Canada Helps Edmonton Youth Prepare for Jobs
QC: Minister Day Meets Quebec Leaders on Canada's Economy and Deficit Reduction
Government of Canada Helping Internationally Trained Accountants Enter the Workforce
Survey: Employee Output is Weakest Late in the Day
Stressed University Students say Working Part Time Affects Grades
Economic Action Plan Helps Manufacturing Workers
NB: Improved Financial Programs for Fisheries, Aquaculture
BC: Beef Industry Receives Help to Stay Competitive
MB: A+ For Energy Efficiency
Crippled by legislation

2010 August

Vacation Deprivation
Managing Change
Talent management – World Cup style
The Future of Retirement
Office Manager Awarded 24 Months’ Notice for Wrongful Dismissal
Employer Within its Rights to Require Single Mother to Work Nights
Taxi Dispatcher Could Not Prove Disability as Reason for Missing Work
300 Seconds and 7 Steps to Writing Your Speech
Cities cannot afford to pay union ransom
NS: $46 Million Poultry Plant Good News
Minister Cannon, Minister Kenney and Minister Oda Mark Six Months Since Haiti Earthquake
Good News on Jobs Undercut by Losses in Manufacturing Sector
Are McJobs part of Canada’s retirement system?
Survey Points to Economic Recovery and Renewed Optimism
Canadian Employers Implement Workplace Strategies to Enable Employees to Achieve Better Work/Life Quality
ON: Ontario Human Rights Commission releases its 2009-2010 Annual Report
Canada’s Energy Sector on the Rebound after a Difficult 2009
Government Must Extend Temporary EI Measures for Unemployed, CAW says
NL: Child Care Workers Say Current Wage Subsidy Model Working Well
Strategy for Building Canada’s Digital Skills
AB: Energy Marketers Convicted of Forging Contracts
B.C. Public Accounts Show Prudent Fiscal Management
MB: New Payday Loans Rates and Rules Proclaimed
The Government of Canada Supports Essential Skills to Prepare Canadians for the Jobs of the Future
NS: Families Begin Receiving Affordable Living Tax Credit
Rethinking Your Company’s Next Move: What You Could Be Doing Differently

2010 July

Time for HR to become Full Partners
Conflict: Not Necessarily a Bad Thing
The talent gap is still a problem
How the Boomers Will Change Work and Society, Again
Employees Don’t Have Reasonable Expectation of Workplace Privacy
Working 10-Hour Shifts Not Discriminatory to Parents, Arbitrator Finds
Dyslexic Employee Was Not Accommodated to Point of Undue Hardship
Navigating Your Approach To Leadership
It is up to employers to thwart strikes
Women Who are Setting a New Bar for the IT Channel
CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement with VIA Rail
ON: New Contract Means More Jobs in Thunder Bay, Ontario
CAW Launches Groundbreaking Study Tracking Laid Off Workers
Government of Canada will welcome more economic immigrants in 2010
Support for Improved CPP Growing Among Politicians
P.E.I. Leadership on Child Care an Example for Others
Survey Shows Digital Media is Poised for Growth
Jobs Recovery is Too Slow
Governments Agree to Improve Canada’s Immigration System
AB: To Strengthen Ties with Western U.S. Leaders
BC: Look Who`s Backing the HST
SK: Invests in Construction Training and Jobs
Old Age Security Benefit Rates Effective July 1, 2010
MB: Unpaid Time Off Protected to Give Critical Gift of Life
NS: Most University Grads Get More Education Within Five Years
NB: Labour Force Remains Steady

2010 June

Make Them Feel At Home
Have a Plan to Deal with Harassment in the Workplace
Young Workers: Keeping them Safe
Are unions losing their purpose?
Manager Given 10 Months' Notice after Falsifying Expense Claims
Arbitrator to Reconsider Case of Cashier Fired for Dishonesty
Employee Fired while Awaiting Surgery Awarded $25,000
The Emotionally Powerful Leader
Arbitrator Orders Employer to Pay over $500,000 for Bad Faith Termination
Expand CPP to Ease Canadians' Pension Problems, New Study Says
Supporting Canada's Economy, Government of Canada Maintains Historically High Rate of Immigration
Economic Recovery is Hollow Without Full-Time Jobs in Value Added Sectors
ON: Early Learning Program at Risk?
BC: Living Wage Law a Positive Step to Fight Poverty
Top 40 Global Mining Companies Show Signs of Financial Recovery
Increased Risk as More Canadians Enter the Global Marketplace
Auto Parts Workers Say "No More Cuts"
Canada's Software CEOs Predict Strong Year of Growth
Canadian Organizations Can Learn From Global Talent Management Programs
MB: Invests in Literacy and Essential Skills Project for Older Workers and Employers
NT: Supplementary Health Benefits Program to be Finalized by Joint Working Group
AB: New Scholarship will Help Students Reach for Excellence at International Skills Competitions
NS: Investment Makes Job Skills Programs More Accessible
NB: Province Supports 70 Jobs at Information Technology Firm
Government of Canada Moves to Enhance Safety and Security in the Online Marketplace
Government of Canada Protects Jobs Through Work-Sharing

2010 May

Trying to Listen
Labour Management Consultation: Opening up Lines of Communication
Good Job Descriptions Can Benefit Everybody
Strong Leaders are the Real Deal
Supervisor's Bullying Constituted Constructive Dismissal of Admin Assistant
Employer Tactics Result in Union's Automatic Certification
Transgendered Man Filed Human Rights Complaint Too Late
Reference Checks: Know What You're Getting Into
Silence not golden in a crisis
Threads of Life Offers Hope to Families Struggling After a Workplace Fatality
Government of Canada introduces new program for business people from Mexico
Unemployment Among Young Workers Also a Problem
Women Entrepreneurs Speed Economic Recovery
Best Employers Studies Help Organizations Assess their Talent Strategies
Canadian CEOs More Keen on Going Green
Workers Must Join Together
Companies Should Beware of Perfect Storm for Fraudulent Activity
AB: Companies Recognized for Workplace Health and Safety Performance
NT: Launches Campaign to Promote NWT as a Place to Live and Work
ON: Workers Back On The Job In General Motors Communities
BC: New Immigration Agreement
MB: Pays Tribute to Apprentices and Their Employers
NS: Day of Mourning Ceremonies Remember 32 Workers
NB: Wage Gap Action Plan Scholarships Now Available
Government of Canada Helps Remove Barriers for People with Disabilities
Government of Canada Extends Employment Insurance Transitional Measures
Unsticking your team's potential

2010 April

Time to Look at Teams
Qualities of an Effective Team
Team Building Tips
Four Sure-Fire Ways to Reduce Productivity in Your Organization
Company Did Not Act in Bad Faith when Terminating Executive
Periodic Criminal Record Checks Invade Firefighters' Privacy, Arbitrator Finds
Father Had No Right to Refuse Overtime, Tribunal Finds
Control Is Overrated
Two Points of View, Only One Outcome
Workers Shocked at Sudden Closure of Historic Siemens Plant
NS: Investment in Halifax Shipyard Creates New Jobs
NB: Protection for Precarious Workers in New Brunswick
BC: Minister Kenney Pleased with B.C. Immigration Fraud Conviction
Government of Canada Consults Canadians on Economic Immigration Priorities
Federal Budget Lacks Job Plan
Entrepreneurs Achieve Dreams and Transform Lives
Canada's Top 100 Mining Companies Back with a Vengeance
45 Colombian Union Leaders Assassinated in 2009
International Women's Day Forward We March
ON: Linamar Holdings Inc. Fined $100,000 After Worker Injured
MB: Overhauls Pension Benefits Act
AB: Works Benefits Changed for Income Support Clients
United Nations' Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SK: Help Unemployed Older Workers Prepare for New Jobs
Government of Canada Supports Literacy and Essential Skills Project
Canada Working to Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse
Summer Jobs 2010 Launched to Help Students and Serve Communities

2010 March

Are you Executive Material?
Making the Shift
A Leader's Main Job is to Manage Chaos
Resume Screening: Take a Closer Look
Supreme Court Upholds Retailer's Right to Close Store
Judge Upholds Arbitrator's Ruling Quashing Mandatory Retirement Policy
Court Upholds Attendance Policy as Non-Discriminatory
The Gentle Leader
Love is Blind, but Co-workers Ain't
NB: Protection for Precarious Workers
Settlement Agreement with Nortel
Minister Kenney welcomes new Canadians during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games
AB: Alberta Labour Board Takes Away the Right of Health Care Workers
Municipal Bylaws Must Follow Human Rights Code
About Half of Canadian CEOs Plan to Increase Workforce in 2010
Reality Check on Women's Equality
ON: Ontario Budget Should Focus on Jobs
Expansion Seen for Global Outsourcing Market
NS: Strong Women Mean a Strong Canada
SK: Science and Technology has Growing Impact on Economy
BC: Rail Brought Into Government
YK: Governments of Canada and Yukon Helping Unemployed Workers
New Employment Insurance Videos Improve Service to Canadians
Government of Canada Helps Foreign-Trained Professionals Find Work
Minister Van Loan Promotes Canada to Global Business Leaders
Federal, Provincial, Territorial Labour Ministers Meet to Discuss Jobs, Economic Future

2010 February

One Step at a Time
Employee Benefits: Finding the Balance
Workplace Wellness: Not Just Health and Safety
Why New Year's resolutions never stick
Salesperson Awarded 20 Months' Notice for Wrongful Dismissal
Board Includes Seasonal Workers in Engineers' Bargaining Unit
Depressed Man Signed Severance Agreement Freely, Panel Rules
Supreme Court Issues Decision in Wal-Mart Closure Case
Human rights policy not the same as law
ON: Amendments to Ontario Workplace Violence Bill
Canadian Workers Abandoned by Harper Government, CAW says
Highest Paid CEOs Pocket Average of $7.3 Million
Government of Canada introduces special immigration measures in response to the earthquake in Haiti
Study exposes flaws in Canada-EU deal
Focusing on Employee Engagement Helped 2010's 50 Best Employers in Canada Weather Recession
Municipal Bylaws must follow Human Rights Code
Forest, Paper and Packaging Companies on the Brink of Major Change
New Research Reveals Increased Credibility and Positive Returns for Executive Coaching
Urgent Call for Haiti Relief Fund
AB: Government Investigation gets Foreign Workers Their Money Back
BC: Government Invests $238,000 in Job Creation
Government Helps Canadians with Disabilities Improve their Literacy and Essential Skills
QC: Prime Minister Harper Calls for Coordinated Effort to Rebuild Haiti
NS: Businesses, Municipalities Get Clean Air Funding
SK: 2009 A Strong Year for Tourism in Saskatchewan
NB: Funding for New Equipment, Services in Health Budget
The 5 Steps to Connecting With Your Boss

2010 January

Leading By Example
Trends in Employee Assistance Programs
How the Boomers Will Change Work and Society, Again
Emotions integral to all that happens in an organization
Manager Awarded Notice After Employer Reduced Her Salary
Union Did Not Neglect its Duty in Mill Closing, Labour Board Finds
School Board Discriminated Against Man it Forced to Retire at Age 65
Ensure Overtime Policies are Fair and Clear
5 Tips To Retain Top Talent
Too Early to Predict Jobs Recovery
Public Sector Jobs are Not For Sale
Internet Industry Disappointed With Federal Government Decision
2010: A Chance for New Direction on Public Policy, Economy
AB: Alberta Average Wage Shows School Workers Falling Behind.
Job Losses Mean New Tax Challenges to Navigate Before Year End
Salary Freezes Start to Thaw as Organizations Rethink Increases for 2010
Canadians Remain Confident in Their Banks
Government Must Act to Ensure Economic Recovery, NDP's Horwath Says
Government of Canada Makes it Easier for Temporary Residents to Apply for Work Permits or Extend Their Visit in Canada
BC: Income Tax Savings For Families and Business' Start JAN. 1
ON: Ornamental Mouldings Company Fined $55,000 After Worker Injured
MB: Final Stage of Wage Increases for Construction Workers
NB: Provincial Summer Job Applications Now Available
NS: Agricultural Companies Receive Strategic Infrastructure Funding
Ministers and Community Leaders Meet to Discuss Economic Action Plan
SK: Government of Canada Improves Employment Opportunities for Canadians With Disabilities
New Tax Relief for Truck Drivers

2009 December

Follow Your Passion
Executive Coaching: Do You Need It and How Do You Get It?
Finding a Career is a Lot Like Finding a Date
The Grass Is Indeed Greener: The Power of Optimism
Computer Consultant Awarded 12 Months' Notice for Dismissal
Undergrad Students Who Marked Each Other's Work Considered Union Members
Posting an Offending Picture Did Not Constitute Discrimination, Tribunal Finds
Can Facebook Really Help You Recruit Talent?
Suing employers soon to get easier
Canadian Digital Infrastructure Development Lagging
Dismal Job Report Highlights Need for More Government Support, Not Less
"Year from hell" for unemployed - CLC President
Fragile Days Ahead as Economies Climb out of Recession
BC: Paramedics' legal strike ended by force
Economic crime in Canada rises to highest level in six years
Canadian Firms Continue Rolling Back Hiring, Salary Freezes
AB: Government of Canada helps Albertans prepare for their careers
Government of Canada employment program supports people with disabilities
Confidence in economy continues to creep downward: Survey
Canadian Companies Poorly Prepared to Manage Future Talent Needs: Survey
Nearly Six-in-Ten Workers Live Paycheque to Paycheque
ON: Marble Unlimited Fined $50,000 After Young Worker Injured
NS: Province Moves to Increase Green Energy, Jobs
NL: Website Upgraded to Better Promote Public Service Job Opportunities
NB: First-Ever Poverty-Reduction Plan for Province

2009 November

Develop Yourself
Strategic Workforce Planning
How To Engage Employees With Technology Based Change
Six mistakes people make when they start a new job
Medical Professional Sanctioned for Unprofessional Conduct
Arbitrator Reinstates Man Fired for Wearing Religious T-Shirts
Man Awarded More than $20,000 for Racial Discrimination
The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Human Resources
Labour Deal Not Certain
Canada's Digital Future - Canadian Companies Continue to Lag
Nortel Pensioners and Employees Demand Government Action
"Language Training Vouchers" to help newcomers succeed
Flaherty Pensions Announcement
BC Liberals' spending and tax cuts "a costly mistake"
Creative Benefits Key During Tough Times
Canadian Employers Focus on Managing Pension Plan Risk
Retail Exposed to Changing Shopping Habits: Who Will Survive?
AB: Continued Business Optimism
Children's Aid workers Shocked as Employer Pushes for Strike Date
War For The Best Business Talent Heating Up Fast
ON: Sousa Ready Mix Fined $80,000 After Worker Injured
Government of Canada Helping Canadians Prepare for the Economy of the Future
SK: Helping People with Disabilities Find Meaningful Employment
NB: Statement About Provincial Salaries
NS: New Bill Would Provide Options for Employers and Workers
NT: Fiscal Plan Continues Support for Northerners

2009 October

Making More Money=Paying More Taxes
Employee Wellness for All of Us
How To Implement E-Learning in Smaller Companies
Better Health Equals a Better Result
Manager Awarded Six Months' Notice to Cover All Years of Service
Supreme Court Upholds Termination of Chronically Absent Employee
Tribunal Rejects Discrimination Claim, Saying Man's Conduct Justified Dismissal
How To Cascade Messages via Managers To Employees
Costs as varied as opponent
Taking Stock of Gendered Violence
Retired Workers Keep Up the Fight
Proposed EI changes a start, says Moist
BC: Paramedics' Talks Resume
Ignoring Risk Management is Risky Business
Modest Salary Increases Forecast for 2010
Canadian Retailers Lose Over $3 Billion Annually to Crime
Harper's New EI Plan is
Cash Bonuses for CEOs at Canadian Mining Companies Decline Sharply
AB: Recognizes Companies with Best Safety Records
ON: McGuinty Government Invests In Women, Strengthens The Economy
Old Age Security Benefit Rates Effective October 1, 2009
Canada Intends to Extend Employment Insurance Benefits for Long-Tenured Workers
MB: Minimum Wage Increases by 25 Cents
SK: Minimum Wage Board Wants Your Input
NB: Government Helps Create Jobs
NS: Government Announces Investment in Productivity and Innovation

2009 September

When Saying I'm Sorry Isn't Good Enough
Pensions in Crisis
Motivation: An old theory revisited
Laid-off professionals get help in transitioning their careers
Judge Upholds Wrongful Dismissal Suit Against Employer Who Missed a Hearing
Partial Workplace Ban of Angry Union Officer Is Upheld
Municipality's Mandatory Firefighter Retirement at Age 60 Is Upheld
It's Not Just About the Money
The Power to Lead
QC: Hit Hard by Economic Crisis, says CAW Quebec Director
Georgetti Says Recession Far From Over for Canada's Unemployed
BC: Support for Paramedics on Strike Doubles
Federal Assistance Making Post-Secondary Education More Accessible
Government of Canada Publishes Proposed Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
Canadian Public Sector Better Prepared Than Most for Challenges Ahead
ON: Ontario Human Rights Commission Releases its 2008-09 Annual Report
AB: Alberta Businesses and Consumers Continue to be Optimistic About the Economy
MB: Invests More than $2.1 Million in Physician Recruitment, Retention Initiatives
NT: Partners not Stakeholders
SK: Still has Strongest Job Numbers in Canada
NB: Third Wage Gap Action Plan Progress Report Released
Working 9 to 9: Overtime Emerging as a Concern for Canadian Organizations
Prime Minister Signs Historic Labour Agreements with the Premiers of Canada's Territories
Canada Expected to Move up in Economic Ranking as Other Countries Slip
Adding Costs to EI Program Could Threaten Economic Recovery: Canadian Chamber
Canadian Majority Optimistic on Economic Rebound
Onus on worker to get counsel

2009 August

A New Kind of Retirement 70 is the New 60
Unionized Workplaces The Good, the Bad, and the Indifferent
How To Communicate Your Value
Getting Ready For Moving Day
Fired Ontario Manager Awarded 12 Months' Notice
Advisor Was an Employee and Was Entitled to Compensation, Judge Finds
Female Carpenter Was Not Discriminated Against Based on Sex
Court's Definition of a Contractor Who Controls What Work Is Done And When Is Key
How to Feel Happy at Work-7 Secrets of a "Thank God It's Monday" Workplace
NL: Shrimp Boat Tie Up Over in Newfoundland
Georgetti Says Improved EI Best Way to Stimulate Economy
Labour Analysis from Senior Economist, Sylvain Schetagne
Execs See No Growth Before 2010: Survey
U.S. medical bankruptcies a myth; personal bankruptcy rate higher in Canada
Government of Canada Helps Newcomers Get Credentials Recognized
Ontario Human Rights Commission Files Complaints Against Three Public Transit Providers
Growth Prospects for Canadian Private Companies Better Than Expected: Survey
AB: Company Faces Charges Under Employment Standards
U.S. vs. Canadian Healthcare: Poll Compares Citizens' Experience as Patients
Canadian Workforce Growing Increasingly Disloyal Toward Employer
B.C. Invests $60M In Jobs
ON: Telecommunications Company Fined $200,000 After Two Workers Killed
NB: Government Will Not Appeal Ruling on Casual Workers
SK: New Minimum Age Of Employment
PE: Changes to Senior Management Announced
Employment Insurance Coverage Survey
Minister Finley Helps Students Find Work With Odd Job Week in Ontario

2009 July

Sick and Tired
Avoiding Excessive Employee Absenteeism
Culture Change Starts with the Management Team
Why The Recession is a Great Time To Kindle Grassroots Innovation
Supreme Court Gets Tough on Ambiguous Non-Compete Clauses
Arbitrator Didn't Have Jurisdiction in Disability Benefits Dispute
Truck Driver Fired Because of Wife's Sexual Harassment Allegations
Change Management and Employee Communication Strategies
Worst Sin is to Not Hunt for a New Job
Declines in Favourable Scores Suggest Companies Can't Afford Complacency
Keeping Unsafe Products off Store Shelves
Six-in-ten Working Canadians Consider their Skills and Experience to be Sector-Specific
Roadmap To Fiscal Balance And Strategy To Improve Competitiveness Both Crucial To Recovery
Critical EI Fixes Stalled by Political Games, says CAW President
The Government of Canada Introduces New Resource for Employers Interested in Hiring Internationally Trained Workers
BC: Paramedics Apply to Falcon for Arbitration
MB: Manitoba Now Seen as Best Bet in Canada for Oil and Gas Investment
Government of Canada Makes Post-Secondary Education more Accessible, Affordable
Adjudication Boards Build Human Rights into Decisions
Canada's Economic Action Plan helps Canadians through Work-Sharing
Canada's Economic Action Plan: Helping the Unemployed
ON: Protecting Young And New Workers
NB: Has Smallest Unemployment Rate Increase in the Country
NT: New and Improved Programs for Business
SK: Infastructure and Investment Create Jobs

2009 June

Developing an Employee Credit Card Policy
Qualities of an Effective Team
Change Your Communications
Clearing a Passage through Today's "Frozen" Economy
Employer Slapped for Giving Only Statutory Minimum Notice
Seniority Meant Nothing When Assigning Office Space, Arbitrator Finds
Mandatory Retirement Non-Discriminatory if Pension Plan Is Legitimate
Team Spirit Built from the Top
The New Suggestion Box
Clients cheated out of settlement
ON: Demonstrators Bring Pension Fight to Ontario MPPs
CLC President Challenges Parliament to Fix EI
AB: Alberta Support Workers Affected by Economic Downturn
SK: Government of Canada Helps People with Disabilities Find Meaningful Employment
Employers Without a Pandemic Plan are Ill-Prepared
Minister Ambrose Highlights Importance of Workplace Health and Safety
Canada Invests in Young Farmers
Software CEOs Resilient: Survey
Nine in 10 Canadian Executives Believe Defined Benefit Plans Are in a Funding Crisis
NB: Mutual Funds Dealer Failed to Properly Supervise Sales Staff
YK: Partnership to Create Jobs and Stimulate the Economy
PE: Encourages Young Canadians to Explore Trade and Technology Careers
Not Enough Action on EI
Diversity Success at the Royal Bank of Canada
Preparing for the Upturn
Degree Not Always Enough: University Grads Need Work Experience, According to CFOs Surveyed

2009 May

The New Roles of HR
Training People the Right Way
Leadership and Learning are Indispensable
Tough times require tough bosses
Waitress Did Not Receive Enough Compensation When the Restaurant Closed
Hospital Was Justified in Firing Probationary Physical Therapist, Arbitrator Finds
Employer's Policy for Granting Religious Holidays Was Not Discriminatory
Succession Planning That Works
Name calling went too far
10 Power Tips for Presentations with Computer Projection
AB: Investment in HR crucial as labour shortage still looms
Being Green Is Still in Fashion in the Workplace
Nine in 10 Canadian Executives Believe Defined Benefit Plans Are in a Funding Crisis
Canada And The United States Must Work Together To Boost Free Trade
Canadians Will Reap the Benefit of New Toronto Transit Project
The job loss carnage continues in Canada
MB: Government of Canada helps youth prepare for jobs in Winnipeg
Government of Canada partners with industry to help workers adapt to changing market
New Funding for Canadian Student Summer Employment
Casino Tour Operator Fined for Violating Workers Rights
Late 2010 Before Balance Restored in Global Economy
U.S. Economy Begins To Show A Faint Pulse
NB: Affordable Insurance Available for Non-Profit Organizations
NL: Occupational Health and Safety Branch Lays Charges against Birchy Bay Company
SK: Saskjobs Site Continues to Shatter Records
ON: Training Programs Help Women Get Jobs
BC: More Jobs and Greener Schools in BC
YK: Federal Gas Tax Funding Extended to 2014

2009 April

Fewer and Better Meetings
Why Employees Leave and How to Get Them to Stay Longer
The Dangers of Gossip in the Workplace
Decentralized Organization Structures Empower and Energize
Man Failed to Mitigate Damages by Refusing to Continue his Employment
Arbitrator Determining Pay Rates for New Classifications Stepped Out of Bounds: Judge
The Right to Political Belief Is Not All-Encompassing, Tribunal Found
Rethinking Innovation
Be careful how you discuss future salary
Alberta Employers Scale Back 2009 Salary Increases Due to Recession
21 Per Cent of Canadians Working Extra Hours
Who Is Committing Fraud in Canada?
Canadians Welcome the Improvements to the Employment Insurance Program
Canada Enabling Accessibility for All Canadians
NS: Halifax Shipyard Creates 200 Jobs
Foreign-Owned Companies are Cutting Jobs
Online Resource Will Help Newcomers Work in Canada Faster
Canada - More Staggering Job Losses
CHRC and CRRF Urge the Collection of Data to Address Profiling
Government of Canada Helps Farmers and Small Businesses
ON: The Right Prescription for the Times
AB: No Longer Immune From Recession
MB: Investing in Training and Skills
NB: Labour Force Remains Strong
YK: Correctional Officer Career Program for Women
BC: New Pension Plan for B.C. Workers
What Do They Want?

2009 March

Going Your Own Way
Downsizing Done Right
Moving Out of a Career Rut
Bail Me Out
Workers' Compensation Board Ordered to Disclose Employers with Worst Safety Records
Nurses Settle Issue of Bilingual Positions with Manitoba Hospital
Pardoned Theft Conviction Prevented Woman from Joining Police Force
Driving Higher Levels of Performance on the Corporate Racetrack: Finish First
Getting Results Beyond Words
Handling Questions with Authority
Job Cuts at CP Rail Threaten Rail Safety
Canadian Employees Will Face Decline in Salary Increases This Year
Nearly 40% of Chief Marketing Officers Unsatisfied with Availability of Qualified Employment Candidates
Needed Improvements to the Employment Insurance Program
BC: O.Neill on recession: think smaller
Government of Canada Partners with Industry to Improve Workers' Skills
More than 800 Projects Across Canada for Seniors
Study on the Causes and Impacts of Work Stoppages
We believe in our Canadian Banks
QC: Farmers stagnating under "ill-conceived" farm policies
RCMP Launches Recruiting Advertising Campaign
Economic Conditions Causing Many Boomers to Delay Retirement
Companies Cautioned to Boost Workplace Health
NL: Career Work Centre in Downtown St. John's
AB: Logistics Industry Sets Course to Develop Skilled Workforce
NB: 3,000 More New Brunswickers Working
ON: Supervisor Fined $1,800 After Interfering with an Inspector
MB: Province Commits $1 Million For New Job Training

2009 February

Being Part of the Solution
Motivating Young Workers
Creating a Flexible Benefit Plan
Business Coaches: Do you need one when budgets are tight?
Employer to Pay $2 Million to Innocent Employee Fired for Theft
Woman Administering Government Program Abused Employer and Public Trust
Employee with Alcohol and Drug Addiction Ordered Reinstated
12 Steps to Changing Your Career in a Slow Economy
Plugging the Data Leaks
The Art (or not) of Blamestorming
Canada's labour ministers work together to help workers and employers succeed in the current economy
Pay for Top Canadian CEOs Keeps Growing
"One Size Fits All" Won't Work to Motivate Employees
BC: Government Program helps unemployed youth find jobs
Budget 2009: A Plan to Stimulate the Economy
NB: Minimum wage to rise twice this year
NS: Province, School Board Pleased Possible Strike was Avoided
AB: Online business licence and permit tool expands to Calgary
BC: A Series of Career Fairs to Promote Employability of Persons with Disabilities
Statistics Canada Study: Low income leads to anxiety and depression
Canada celebrates Family Literacy Day
ON: New Jobs in Agfa HealthCare
RBC named one of world's Top 100 Sustainable Companies
SK: Employment Continues to Grow
Survey Shows That Employee Retention Top Concern
Canadian Car Dealers Staying Put
Survey Results: Employers are Scaling Back Recruitment Efforts
Bullies, beware: manners matter

2009 January

Evaluate Yourself
When a Lie can Lose You Your Job
Benefits of Coaching
Retaining Gen X
Ontario Court of Appeal Recognizes Elements of the Right to Collectively Bargain
Employers Cannot Offset Employee Theft by Withholding Wages
Tribunal Awards $20,000 Damages and Reinstatement of Female Security Officer
Going Slowing Down the Road
Crisis or Opportunity? - Lead like Barack Obama
The Top 10 Myths of Recruiting: The New Rules of Engagement
SK: Provincial Government Provides Funding to Help Immigrants Succeed
NB: Same Sex Benefits Legislation Introduced
Companies Continue to Provide Bonuses Despite Poor Economy
B.C.: Retirement Options Improved for Province's Workers and Employers
Canada Needs New Approach to Dealing with Skills Shortage
ON: Province Introduces Legislation to Protect Temporary Workers
40% of Companies Planning Workforce Reductions
Survey Shows Increasing Productivity and Building Rapport with Staff as Top Challenges For New Financial Managers
Employees Now Looking at Smaller than Planned Pay Increases for 2009
Auto Parts Industry Profits Fall To Lowest Level In Nine Years
SK: Workplace Smoking Ban Takes Effect May 2009
Some Canadian Companies will be Affected China's New Tax Legislation
Nearly 50% of Organizations Adjusting Salaries and Staffing Levels
NB: New Workplace Wellness Toolkit Launched
Agreement Allows for Full Labour Mobility Across Canada
CEO's Most Concerned about Adaptability
Reengaging Employees is Number One Priority in Wake of Layoffs
MB: Overseas Nurse Recruitment Mission a Success

2008 December

The Good Old Days
Labour Relations in the Information Age
Communication Strategies, Systems, and Skills
Times are Tough: Do You Need a Business Coach?
Laid-Off Employees Entitled to Thousands of Dollars in Unpaid Overtime
Employee's Angry Outbursts Violated Last-Chance Agreement
Woman Discriminated Against Because She Was Not First Nation
Creating an Employment Brand, What It Is and How to Start Building One
Immigration Reforms Put Canada on the Right Track
SK: $20,000 Graduate Retetion Program Expanded
Economic Conditions Means Lower Salary Increases for Some Employees
ON: Employers Get Expert Help on Human Rights in the Workplace
AB: Province Introduces Plan to Better Recognize Immigrant Qualifications
Women Business Owners Optimistic About Revenue Growth in 2009, Says Survey
BC: New Guide to Doing Business With the Government
ON: Government Establishes New Occupational Health And Safety Team
MB: Province Announces Initiative to Support Apprenticeship Training For Northern and Aboriginal Residents
SK: Government Provides Funding to Help Immigrants Succeed
Conference Board Revises Canadian Economic Outlook Downward But Still Forecasts No Recession
Report Finds Customer Expectations are Rising but Customer Experience is Falling Short
Survey Predicts Holiday Spending to Match or Even Pass Last Year's Results
Labour Crunch Threatens Canada's Mining Industry
Profits Hit Five-Year Low for Computer and Electronic Manufacturers
Many Employees are Confident They Will Land on Their Feet if They Lose Their Job
Government Holds Employment Insurance Premium Rate at Lowest Level in 15 Years
What to Expect in 2009
Firm Added Insult to Injury

2008 November

Don't Be So Sensitive
Better Safe than Sorry, Why Reference Checks are Important
Building a Better Job Description
Signs of Stagnation
Company Did Not Give Fired CEO a Chance to Explain his Actions
Employer Ordered to Pay $10,000 to Employees for Poisoned Workplace
Woman Ordered to Pay Costs for Wasting Tribunal and Company's Resources
Religious Health Services Not Discriminatory
Intergenerational Dynamics in Your Workforce-Challenge or Opportunity?
Designing Great Leadership Development Workshops
Union Raps Wal-Mart Move to Close Unionized Shop
Many Canadians Ignoring Tax-free Savings Accounts
Canadian pensions plans battered by financial meltdown: RBC Dexia
Consumer Confidence Falls to Lowest Level Since 1982
PE: WCB Partners with CSA to Launch Electronic Access to Occupational Health &and Safety Standards
When it Comes to Employee Confidence-What Makes Employees
Telecommuting Helps to Increase Worker Productivity
Older Workers Being Ignored as a Source of Labour
Poor Literacy Skills a Safety Hazard for Workers
NL: Province Offering Fair Salary Increase to Nurses
ON: Stronger Safety Standards for Construction Workers
MB: Workers Compensation Board Welcomes New Employers and Workers
NB: Province Invests in New Immigrants
ON: Small Business Reacts to WSIB Move
AB: Alberta and Philippines Sign Worker Memorandum
Slow U.S. Economy is Causing Lower Salary Expectations
Variable Compensation Programs are Being Used to Attract and Reward Employees
Employ Caution, Care When Firing

2008 October

Why are we Afraid of Dealing with Poor Performers?
Screen for Success
Are Grievances Always a Bad Thing?
Predicting the Jobs of the Future
Laid-Off Auto Painter's Job Search Was "Free and Easy," Judge Says
Employee Accused of Uttering Threats Had Right to See Witness Statements
Supreme Court Rules on Pension Plan Mandatory Retirement Provisions
Virtual Job Fairs Increasing
Job Announcements that Inspire and Motivate, Three Tips for Writing Job Announcements
How Leaders Lose Their Voice
AB: Governments Sign New Agreement to Help Albertans Prepare for Jobs of the Future
MB: Province to Extend Workers Compensation Coverage
SK: Province is Number One in Job Growth
Manufacturing Sector Works to Maintain Workforce
Supplemental Employee Retirement Plan Sponsors Concerned with Adequacy of Benefits
No Turnaround in the U.S. Job Market Anytime Soon
ON: Province Seeks Input on Workplace Violence
MB: Immigration Barriers for Skilled Professionals Removed
ON: Capital Tax Refund Benefits Ontario Manufacturers
AB: More Opportunities for Central Alberta Apprentices
Cooperation Between Governments, Industry Key to Long-term Success in Oil Sands
Looming Talent Shortage Prompt Increased Employer Interest in Phased Retirement Programs
CFOs Cite Greater Focus on Strategic Planning In Last Five Years
Canada's Corporate Tax Rate Among the World's Highest
Working Conditions Affect Mental, Physical Health
Government Continues Employment Insurance Pilot Projects
Accelerate Tax Reform to Improve Canadian Companies' Competitiveness
Doors securely locked? Intruders are crawling in the window.
Holiday Party is Work Event

2008 September

Playing the Blame Game
Practical Tips For Dismissing and Transitioning Key Employees with
Is it Time to Go?
Leadership Training for New Managers: How to Go From Peer to Manager in 5 Easy Steps
Employee Did Not Mitigate Damages by Refusing to Return to Work
Employer Had No Right to Ask All Employees for Doctors' Notes
Employer Unaware of Need to Accommodate Disabled Woman
The Four Fatal Assumptions of Executive Communication
What Not to Wear. At Work
Interpersonal Abilities Most Valued Communication Skill Say Executives
Research Indicates Canadian Organizations Could Do More to Ease
SK: Canadian and Provincial Governments Working to Improve Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Research Finds Employees' Confidence in Their Employers Varies Widely by Country
ON: Tourism and Hospitality Industry Seeks People with Disabilities to Tackle Labour Shortages
Employer Group Supports Changes to Workplace Mobility
Human Rights Campaign Foundation Guide Advises Employers on Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses
AB: Forest Industry Workforce Strategy Takes Root
B.C.: Drug Testing Approved for All Unionized Construction Sites
YT: Record Number of Apprentices Registered in the Province
ON: New Business Growth Fund Open For Business
AB: Government Seeks Input on Employment Training For Peoples with Disabilities
CFOs Cite Greater Focus on Strategic Planning In Last Five Years
Major Organizations Demonstrate How HR Practices Boost Business Performance
One In Three People May Sabotage Job Search Efforts
Looming Labour Shortage Prompting Employer Interest in Phased Retirement Programs
Software CEO's See Intellectual Property as Driving Force of Business Model
A New Crime Wave
Why Sensitivity Training Is Insensitive and Patronizing
No Need to Resort to Tea Leaves

2008 August

Title Creep
Resume Screening and Interviewing Tips
New Trends in Relocation
Handle Union Disputes With Care
Landmark Supreme Court Decision Narrows Punitive Damages Against Employers
Nursing Position Required Higher Level of Bilingualism
Employer Needs Flexibility in Assigning Training Shift Schedules
Job Ad Looking for a "Man" Amounted to Sex Discrimination
The Imbalance of Life/Work Balance
ON: Workplace Violence Prevention in Health and Community Care DVD Released
Attracting Gen X & Y Employees
Governments Around the World Lack Adequate Financial Capabilities
NB: Province Reforms Apprenticeship Program to Address Labour Shortage
Small and Mid-Sized Cities Hit Hard by Declining Manufacturing Sector
Are Canadian Companies Intolerant of Visible Minorities?
Most Canadians Remain Connected to Work While On Vacation
Employees May Soon Be Able to Contribute to Tax Free Savings Accounts
Cover Letters Play Valuable Role in Hiring Decisions
NL: Government Meets Minimum Wage Commitment
Wage Earner Protection Program Now in Place
ON: New Growth Fund Open For Business
NS: Changes to Human Rights Act Come Into Effect
Law Offices Rethink Hiring and Retention Strategies
NU: Nurse Recruitment and Retention Strategy Offers New Compensation and Benefit Package
SK: Ontario Job Seekers Flock to Government Job Website
Half of Execs Surveyed Say Colleagues Have Tried to Make Them Look Bad
The Mystery of Mastery Unveiled
An Inside Job

2008 July

It's Okay to Just Say No
Retention Leadership: Three Key Drivers for Retaining the
Keeping Our Children Safe at Work
Crucibles of Leadership: How to Learn from Experience to Become a Great Leader
Woman Harassed by Supervisor Awarded $950,000 in Damages
Employee Awarded $6,500 Because Employer Did Not Keep Overtime Records
Employee Wins Dispute Over Hourly vs. Monthly Pay
Denial of Employee Request to Breastfeed Was Considered Discrimination
All work, no play.
It's All About the Future
A Process for Continuous Innovation and Controlled Chaos
Most Canadians Would Take Less Pay for Their Dream Job
One-Third of Executives Dread Work Pileup After Being Away From the Office
Businesses Face New Safety Challenges As Workforce Ages
Businesses Playing Larger Role in Humanitarian Relief
Aging Workforce reates Talent Gaps
Study Reveals Still No Women in Many Canadian Boardrooms
NB: Progress Being Made to Reduce Provinces Wage Gap
MB: Province Receives Report on Expanding Workers Compensation Coverage
B.C.: Grant from Province Promotes Disability Return-Work-Policies
Consulting Appealing Prospect for Executives, Survey Shows
B.C.: Construction Reaches All Time High
Canadian Manufacturers say Impact of NAFTA is Positive
Lack of Basic Privacy and Security Measures Causing Major Data Breaches
AB: Province Makes Amendments to Labour Relations Code
ON: Ontario Continues To Open More Doors For Internationally Trained Doctors
ON: Government Helps Workers Retrain For New Jobs
Largest Companies Lead in Hiring Optimism, Survey Finds

2008 June

Being the Boss
Qualities of an Effective Team
Preventing Your Employees From Doing Overtime Work: An Effective Team Building Technique
The Characters of a Meeting: Which One Are You?
Reorganization of Authority Amounts to Constructive Dismissal of Sales Executive
Arbitration, Not Courts, Is the Recourse for Unionized Employees, Judge Finds
Restaurant Did Little to Accommodate Woman with Skin Condition
Uncovering the Top Job Applicant Lies
Don't Ignore the Nudges
Orientation, Make Them Feel At Home
Online Networking Sites Capture Interest of Hiring Managers
New Human Rights Campaign Foundation Guide Helps Employers Create Fair Policies for Transgender Workers
B.C.: Province Introduces Improved Retirement Options
Employees Who Feel Trusted Boost Bottom Line
NL: Legislation Passed to Establish a Labour Management Arbitration Committee
AB: Non-profit and Voluntary Strategy Tackles Workforce Challenges
Identifying Executive Talent Takes New Importance
Survey says Young Workers Seek High-tech Workplaces
MB: Province Leads The Nation In Private-Sector Job Growth
Stagnant Trade Integration With The United States Threatens Canadian Living Standards
NS: Government Introduces New Department of Labour and Workforce Development
33% of Canadians Identify Themselves as Being Vacation Deprived
SK: Learning Partmership Helps Meet Demand for Skilled Labour
NS: Bill Would Clarify Access to Regulated Professions
Pension Risk Concerns Diminishing
CIO Survey Reveals Most Effective Retention Methods
Government Takes Action to Address Canada's Need for Skilled Labour
Why Warnings Should Be Sent, Dont Wait for Employees to Make the First Move

2008 May

Tattoo or Not Tattoo
The Do's and Don'ts of Interviewing, Hiring and Releasing Probationary Employees
Which Type of Interview Is Right for Your Organization
Improving Productivity: How to Eliminate Workplace Conflict & Instantly Improve Productivity
Quebec Employer Found Guilty in Employee Death
Arbitrator Strikes Down Regular Criminal Record Check Policy
Employer Did All it Could to Accommodate Disabled Employee
Leadership Training: How To Lead Your Team Successfully By Getting Bad At What You Do
Expert Envy
The Art Of Negotiating: In Today's World, The Skilled Negotiator Has The Advantage
80% of Executives Comfortable Job Searching While Employed
YK: New Workers' Compensation Act Tabled
Obesity Costs U.S. Companies as Much as $45 Billion a Year
B.C.: Government Introduces Funding to Improve Credential Recognition Programs
NS: New Department of Labour and Workforce Development Established
Recruiting, Retaining and Developing Talent is Biggist 'People' Challenge Facing Companies
QC: The Government of Canada Funds Project to Assist Persons with Disabilities in Enter Workforce
Labour Shortage has More Canadian Organizations Hiring Foreign Nationals
AB: Workplace Deaths Rise 24%
Community Colleges Join forces with Construction Industry to Address Skill Shortages
B.C.: New Website Improves Access to Labour Data
MB: Province Introduces International Labour Co-operation Agreements Implementation Act
IT a Crucial Aspect of Risk Management
Companies to Get More Involved in the Health of Their Workforce, But Employees Cautious of New Role
Tuesday to Thursday - Nine to noon: Ideal Work Week for Older Workers
Canadian Executives Unaware of Gender Gap in Business Schools
Positive Prospects for Emerging Nations Pose Challenges for Canada
SK: Province Will Lead the Nation in Economic Growth in 2008 and 2009
Retiring Age-65 Policy: No Compulsory Retirement in Most Provinces

2008 April

Workplace Bullying
Whistleblowers Are Still Necessary
The Tyranny of the Urgent Can Cause Priority Overload
The Role of the Management Consulting Professional in the Sale of a Business.what advice do I offer them?
Professional Body Had No Right to Discipline Nurse, Judge Finds
Federal Employer Ordered to Reinstate Separatist Activist Employee
Restaurant Owner Did Not Regularly Sexually Harass Waitress, Tribunal Finds
Hire in a Timely Fashion
Leadership Brand: Developing Customer-Focused Leaders to Drive Performance and Build Lasting Value
Financial Security Tops List of Gen Y Career Concerns
How Technology has Changed the Rules for Giving and Getting Advice
ON: Government Investing In Clean Technologies To Create Jobs
Workplace Environment Improving, say Employees
One in Three U.S Workers So Sleepy They Could Sleep on the Job
Public Policy Needs to be More Welcoming to Foreign Investment
Bosses, Employees Have Similar Comfort Levels With Remote Work Teams
Canada to Avoid Recession This Year, but Economy to Weaken
Wealthier Workers Take Biggest Financial Hit in Retirement Years
Canadian Business Debt Load Rises
NB: Federal and Provincial Governments Sign Training and Skills-development Agreement
MB: New Construction Wage Rates Effective June 1
NS: New Investment Opportunities for Homegrown Companies
SK: Nurses Union and Government Partner to Recruit and Retain Nurses
International Business on the Rise for Many Canadian Companies
NS: Minister Accepts Minimum Wage Review Committee Recommendations
SK: Government Introduced Second Reading of Labour Legislation
Family Day and other Grievances

2008 March

Expect the Best
Outsourcing: The Canadian Experience
Always on the Grow
What Will Happen if Nothing Changes?
Judge Admonishes Employer for a "Callous" Dismissal
Employer Ordered to Pay $20,000 in Mental Distress Damages
Employer Misinterpreted Human Rights Exemption and Discriminated Against Employees
Note on Humility in Work Place
Are You a Workaholic?
An Alberta Success Story
Globalization Produces More Conciliatory Industrial Relations in 2008
B.C.: Province Signs Agreement with the Philippines
NS: Committee Recommends Three-year Increase for Minimum Wage
Employee Codes of Practice Are Vital , Says The Conference Board
Government Expands Temporary Foreign Worker Services in Ontario and Atlantic Canada
Paper suggests Risk Intelligent Approach to Outsourcing and Offshoring
Cost Containment Is Top Corporate Concern for Pensions in Canada
High Corporate Profits Help Drive the Surge in Foreign Takeovers
Even With Enough Money to Retire, Most Canadians Would to Continue Working
PE: Small Businesses Favour Some Form of Sunday Shopping
YT: Minimum Wage to Increase April 1
MB: Province Announces New Protection for Agricultural Workers
NB: Agreement to Assist Unemployed Older Workers Throughout Province
Industrial Manufacturing CEOs Confident of Business Growth
Decision-Makers Need More Complete Information When Assessing Canada.s Trade with Asia
Bored Employees Are More Disgruntled Than Overworked Ones, Research Finds
Single Boomers like Freedom, But Have Retirement Worries

2008 February

Balancing My Stress
Under Pressure
The Five I's of Motivation
Putting Web-Based Training to Work
Part-time College Instructor Laid Off Due to Low Enrolment
Employer Properly Handled Harassment Case, Arbitrator Finds
Man Discriminated Against Based on Political Belief Loses Appeal
NS: Greater Access to Compassionate Care
B.C: Province Eliminates Mandatory Retirement
NL: Provincial Employment Level at Highest Level in 30 Years
NT: Changes to Employment Standards Effective April 1
Canada Falling Dangerously Behind in Service Innovation
Baby Boomer Retirements Will Have Significant Impact for Next 10 Years
NL: Minimum Wage to Increase April 1st
Successful Diverse Workplaces Focus on Employee Engagement
Canadian Companies are Improving Executive Compensation Practices and Disclosure
Road To Growth Paved By Technology, say Canadian Business Executives
ON: Government Enhances Ontario's Tax Competitiveness
Conference Board says domestic Demand Will Buoy Economy in 2008
AB: Alberta Tells OntarioJob Agency to Stop Sending Temporary Workers to the West
Majority of Companies Have Made Policy Changes for Working Parents
Canada Moves Forward on Protecting Jobs for Reservists
Canadians say "let's call it retirement", Poll Finds
Spouse Remains Chief Career Advisor for Many, Survey Shows
U.S. Economy to Skirt a Recession in 2008
Let's Talk Change

2008 January

Quality Should Be Number 1
Hiring in a Tight Market
Plan for Success in Training
"Don't mess with my powder, dude."
Collective Agreement Discriminated Against Disabled Woman, Court Finds
Picketers Creating Traffic Jams Were "Well-Behaved," Board Says
Sexual Harassment a "Blight on... Too Many Women," Commission States
An About Face on Recruitment
Getting Off to a Good Start
New Ontario Holiday Presents Challenges for National
Actuaries Call for EI Reform
ON: Government Acts to Provide Reservists with Job-Protected Leave
NS: Retail Business Designated Day Closing Act Passes
Employers Expect a Healthy Hiring Climate in Canada for the First Quarter of 2008
AB: Province Increases Protection for Temporary Foreign Workers
Survey Shows CFO's Seek Soft Skills
MB: Minimum Wage to Increase April 1, 2008
ON: Duty to Accommodate Mental Health Disability Upheld by Landmark Ontario Human Rights Decision
NS: Labour Legislation Introduced
Driving Under the Influence of a Cell Phone
SK: Government Delivers on Promise of Fair and Balanced Labour Environment
How Company Reputation Influences Employee Engagement
Only 20% of Companies Produce a Reliable Forecast
Workers. Mental Health and Stress Affecting Business Results
Coalition Warns of Shortage in Information Technology Expertise
Canadian Professionals Over-regulated, Says Report
Poll Finds Employers Looking in New Places for Top Candidates
Growing Your Business One Customer at a Time
Change What You Do

2007 December

Will the Boss Approve of Your Social Networking Activity?
Personal Recognition and Appreciation is an Inside Job
Interviews: A Two-Way Street
What Makes an Entrepreneur?
Employer Dealt in Bad Faith Over Salesperson.s Own Customer
Union Lost Grievance Over Zoo Gardeners. Extra Shift
Employer Ordered to Pay Thousands to Disabled Shift Worker
Jest Practices! A Best Practices for Humor in the Workplace
How Women Are Redefining Leadership
Compensation and Benefits Increase in 2007 for Canada's Association Executives
Alberta's High Wages Drive Increases Across Country
Unusual Weather Impacts Small Businesses. Bottom Line
Technology Upgrades Top List of Business Improvements
Women Still Under-Represented in Advanced Tech Sector
Recruiting and Retaining Generation Y
NB: Largest One-time Minimum Wage Increase Planned for March 2008
AB: Province-wide Smoking Ban in Workplaces Approved
PE: Improved Occupational Health and Safety Regulations Help Protect Against Hearing Loss
AB: New Construction Workforce Strategy Helps Address Worker Shortages
NL: Government of Canada Helps People in Northwestern Newfoundland and Labrador to Find Work
MB: City Introduces New Online Business Permit and Licence Service
AB: Government Launches Public Consultation on Aging Workforce
Largest Study Ever Conducted of Canadian Workplace Mental Health and Depression
Lifelong Learning Necessary for Increased Productivity
Base Salaries for Administrative Professionals To Grow in 2008
Creative Work More Demanding, Say Most Advertising and Marketing Execs
Nearly One Quarter of the Fastest Growing Wireless Companies are in Canada
Life/Work Balance; It's a Conscious Decision

2007 November

An Untapped Source
My Approach to Personal Time Management and Organization
Your Companies Success Relies on the Health and Happiness of Your Employees
A Passion for Diversity
Injured Worker Waited Too Long to Appeal Reduced Benefits
Employee's Personal Blog Was Cause for Dismissal
Employer Put Under Human Rights Watch for Sexual Harassment
NS: Workplace Education Linked to Employee Satisfaction, Productivity
SK: Minimum Wage Increase Announced
NB: Job Satisfaction High Among Public Service Employees
BC: Public Service Named One of B.C.'s Top Employers
ON: Family Day To Be Celebrated Every Third Monday Of February
The Conference Board Issues Guide for Managers On Speaking with Mature Workers About Retirement
Survey Reveals Unusual Pitches Used by Job Seekers
Research Reveals Changing Needs for People in Career Transition
Social Responsibility Has a Positive Impact on Employees
Most Executives Would Not Choose to be Self-Employed
AB: Initiatives Support Alberta's Health Workforce Strategy
Study Demonstrates Connection between Employee Engagement and Financial Performance
Employers Expect Training and Development Investments to Grow Faster Than Investments in Other HR Categories in 2008
Meeting Work Deadlines Most Essential Attribute For Team Members
Research Reveals Changing Needs for People in Career Transition
Looming Leadership Crisis, Organizations Placing their Companies. Growth Strategies at Risk
Base Salaries for Administrative Professionals To Grow in 2008
NS:Government Launches Private Sector Research and Development Co-operative Employment Program
Identity Crisis - Fragments

2007 October

Delegation: A Matter of Trust?
Changing Recruitment Strategies to Attract the Ideal Candidate
Succession Planning: What or Who Comes Next?
How Businesses Can Maximize ROI from their Business Intelligence Software
Judge Reports Employer and Employee to Canada Revenue Agency for Alleged Tax Evasion
Judge Upholds Arbitration Award in Favour of Convicted Murderer
Airline's Mandatory Retirement of Pilots at 60 Is Not Discriminatory
Tips for Defining a Meeting's Purpose
Nearly 90% of Workers Surveyed Think Their Bosses Have a Good Sense of Humour
Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Predicts a Positive Hiring Climate for Fourth Quarter
Employee Engagement Linked to Workers. Perceptions of Companies. Environmental Policies
More Than Three-Quarters of Executives Say They Now Budget for Interim Employees
Sick Canadian Man Fined $1,000 for Going to Work
Canada Moves Up to No. 5 in Economic-Freedom Ranking by Fraser Institute
NS: Workplace Violence Codes of Practice for Three Sectors Ready for Comment
SK: Saskatchewan Offers Real Careers, Real Life
MB: Province Launches Online Business Service to Better Serve Over 40,000 Businesses
ON: Government Making It Easier For Newcomers To Quickly Access Jobs And Training
Jobs for Foreign-trained Professionals Depend On Where They're From
Many Canadians Lack Understanding of Pay Deductions
Salary Increases in 2008 Marked by Regional Differences
Employee Competition Boosts Productivity
Many Companies Lack Training For New Supervisors
AB: Government Establishes a Dispute Tribunal for General Construction Sector
NS: Provincial Government Recognized Nationally for Healthy Workplace Program
SK: Province Invests $31.7 Million to Improve Workplace Health & Safety
Women in Finance: Breaking the Glass Ceiling & Achieving Success

2007 September

Tooting Our Own Horn
Taking Advantage of the Next Wave
Creative Problem Solving
A Coach's Playbook for Leaders
Judge Agrees Instructor Owned Course Materials He Developed
Employer's Communication with Employees Jeopardized Strike Vote, Board Finds
Company Did Not Advise Disabled Employees of Rights to Apply for Pension Benefits
Public Transit System to Survey Employees' Racial Backgrounds
Bringing Passion and Talent to the Workplace: A New Look At Engagement
Tea and the Secrets of Staff Retention
AB: Manufacturing Industry Excited by Promise to Deal with Labour Challenges
Reaching Out to High-Potential Candidates
Companies Rely on Outside Counsel to Meet Legal Needs
When It Comes To Work/Life Balance, Men and Women Are Not Created Equal
Salary Increases Projected at 3.9% for 2008
More Companies Developing Sense Of 'Family' Among Their Employees
Canadians Care Most About Cash
New Survey Indicates Majority Plan to Postpone Retirement
Canadians Deserve More Paid Vacation Time
Most Workers in Big Companies Rely on One Another, Not Management to Solve Problems
Thank-You Notes Influence Hiring Decisions
SK: Amendments to Occupational Health and Safety Regulations Passed
ON: Ontario Achieves Surplus in 2006-07
SK: Government Releases Workers' Compensation Report
NB: Online Process to Help Address Labour Market Imbalances
MB: Manitoba Businesses Desperate for Workers
ON: Provincial Government to Strengthen Protection for Workers
Customer Services
Workforce Mosaic - The Changing Face of the Workplace and the Impact on HR

2007 August

A Clash of Expectations
"Process to the People!" Chairing vs. Facilitating a Meeting
Hiring Foreign Workers: The Logical Choice
Proving the Value of Diversity and Inclusion Through
Supreme Court Strikes Down B.C. Law that Limits Collective Bargaining
Employer Doesn't Have Right to Grievor's Medical Files, Arbitrator Finds
Firing Employees Who Didn't Take Drug Test Was Discriminatory
ON: Government Supporting Jobs and Opportunities
AB: Creative Industries are a Vital Component of Calgary's Economy
ON: Minimum Wage For Summer Workers To Increase March 2008
NS: Thousands of Job Seekers Connect with Employers
MB: Manitoba Poised for a Record Expansion in Construction Sector
SK: Commission Works to Build Labour Force
AB: Energy Sector Teams Up to Address Labour Challenges
Relinquishing Work Duties Difficult for Vacationing Executives, Survey Shows
New Trends In Outplacement
Canada's Corporate Tax Rate Among World's Highest
Canadians Less Confident About Economy
Financial Position of Canadian Pension Plans Reaches Fve Year High
Companies Aim to Change HR Delivery Strategy
Executive Survey Finds Most CFOs Have Not Identified a Successor
Energy, Mining and Agri-boom Will Keep West on Top
Nearly Half of Workers Have Misjudged an Employer's Culture
Managing Complexity Still Top Security Challenge
Despite Recent Increase in Fuel Costs, Stronger Profits Expected in Air Transportation Industry
Asking the Right Questions

2007 July

Honesty is Still the Best Policy
Young Workers: Dealing With Generation Y
The Seven Deadly Sins of Succession Planning
Employer Ordered to Curb Media Remarks about Striking Workers
Company Violated Seniority Rules with Part-Time Employee
Fired Woman Discriminated Against Due to Pregnancy
New Ways of Working
Shooting From The Hip
AB: Minimum Wage will Increase September 1
B.C.: New Employer Training will Help Protect Young Workers
MB: Law Protecting Reservists' Jobs While They Serve Passed
B.C.: Goverment Invests in Small Business Training Partnership
AB: Calgary Economic Development Report Calls for Changes in Government Policy to Spur Capital Investment
QC: Psychological Harassment in the Workplace - Prevention Remains the Solution for Québec's Employers
ON: New forecast says Ontario has the Tools to Meet Rising Demand for Construction Workers
Talent Crunch Threatens Tech Industry.s Ability to Capitalize on Outstanding Growth Prospects
Survey Findings Indicate Serious Misalignment Between Companies. People-related Needs and Perceived
Non-Profit Firms Face Many Challenges and Some Opportunities
Orientation Programs Effective but Not Offered by a Third of Employers
Employers May Google for Job Candidates' Dirty Laundry
Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Predicts a Strong Hiring Climate in Canada for the Third Quarter
Nearly Two Out of Every Three Executives Aspire to Obtain Their Boss. Job
Survey Reveals Unusual Team-Building Activities
Most Companies Consider Coaching and Mentoring Programs Valuable, but Rate Their Own Low
IT Staff Could Benefit from Enhanced Technical and Project Management Skills
Most Companies Will Need To Recruit New Senior Execs From Outside, Says Survey

2007 June

TMI: Too Much Information
Surviving the Storm: A half-day process to get your team back on track
Labour Relations: What do Unions Really Want?
School Board Administrator Guilty of .Gross Misconduct.
Flight Attendant Rejected Employer.s Efforts for Reasonable Accommodation
Restaurant Owner Sexually Harassed Young Waitress
Untapped Resources: Recruiting People with Disabilities
Executive Job-seekers on the Internet: Employers can leverage the power of the Internet for executive recruiting
Despite of Talent Shortages,Few Employers Are Taking Action to Recruit and Retain Older Workers
Employers Form Opinions of Job Applicants Within 12 Minutes
New Report Links Economic Success, Investment in Training
New-Employee Orientations Are Usually Short and Often Fail to Measure Effectiveness
Plastics Industry Launches National Certification Program to Strengthen Canada.s Competitiveness
Concerns About Pension Crisis Abating
A Company's Own Employees Are Its Biggest Potential Security Threat
Gap Emerging Between Canadians. Personal Values and Workplace Values
Demand for IT Professionals Reaches All-Time High in Canada
Canada's Rich Get Richer, Poor Get Poorer, Study Finds
AB: Expanded Program Will Help Increase Immigration Flow
NB: Employers' Cconference Highlights Tools to Address Wage Gap
NS: Workplace Violence Strategy Released
NB: Human Rights Commission Works to Prevent Discrimination in the Workplace
SK: Province Strengthens Workplace Protection for its Citizens
ON: Government Increasing Benefits for Lowest Paid Workers
SK:Human Rights Amended to End Mandatory Retirement

2007 May

Taxes: The Inevitable Canadian Tradition
Resume Screening: A DIY Job
Interviews: A Two-Way Street
New Employer Had Few Obligations to Employee It Didn’t Keep
Employer Had Right to Terminate Chronically Ill Woman, Court Finds
Company Ordered to Compensate Woman Fired for Being Absent with Depression
Use All Avenues To Win Talent Battle
Solid Leadership Advice: 10 Ideas For Building Your Leadership Bench Strength & Improving Company Performance
ON: Toronto Needs to Become “Magnet for Talent” in Financial Services, or Risk Losing Out to Other Centres
AB: Increased Labour Mobility Already One Result of New Alberta-B.C. Agreement
NS: Province Rolls Out New Anti-violence Provisions
NB: Atlantic Provinces Work to Reduce Regulations for Business
NL: Provincial Human Rights Code Introduces Changes to Mandatory Retirement Rules
NS: Province Introduces New Immigration Stream
BC: Study Showed Skilled Workers in Demand
Senior Execs Are Most Satisfied With Their Companies’ Innovation
Succession Plans Lacking Within Many Creative Organizations, Survey Suggests
Money Not the Main Motivator
Baby Boomers Defy Traditional Retirement
Outlook Positive for Small Businesses
Soft Skills Trump Technical Skills for Support Professionals
Most Canadians Choose an Environmentally Friendly Commute to Work
Does the Size of a Company Really Matter?
Most Companies Have Internet Use Policies in Place, Survey Shows
Survey Shows Longer Resumes Now More Acceptable
Rising Wage Costs Eat Into Food Industry Profitability
Organizational Measurement and Feedback Pathways and Pitfalls

2007 April

Accepting Responsibility
You Didn’t Check?: Background Checks can Help Employers Reduce the Risk of Bad Hires
Salary Surveys: More than just Money
Assistant Manager Wrongly Fired for Theft Is Ordered Reinstated
Arbitrator Allows Videotaped Evidence in Employee Sick Leave Fraud Case
Employer Discriminated by Freezing Seniority for Disabled Employee
Employees Spend Three Work Hours a Week on Personal Tasks, Survey Shows
Psychological Assessment is a Key Tool in Executive Selection
Mining Council Addresses Shortage of Workers
Survey Predicts a Steady Hiring Climate in Canada for the Second Quarter of 2007
Employer Investment a Key to Workplace Success
Employer Survey Points to Need For Health Management, Including Incentives for Employees
Overpaid and Underworked More Common than Underpaid and Overworked
Thousands of Canadian Jobs in Small Business Continue to Go Unfilled
CME Dispels Myths of Careers in Manufacturing
Workplace Drug Abuse Abating
Majority of Canadians Call for $10 Minimum Wage
ON: Government Working to Reduce Workplace Injuries
AB: Alberta Drops Plan to Allow Minors Young as 12 to Work in Bars
ON: Government Offers Full-time Job Opportunity for Every Ontario Nursing Graduate
NS: Matching IT Workers with Nova Scotia Job Opportunities
PE: Report of Employment Standards Review Panel Will Lead to Legislative Amendments
ON: Pilot Project Aims to Resolve Human Rights Complaints Early
SK: Increased Job Opportunities for First Nations and MĂ©tis in Healthcare
On Walking the Talk
Latest trends in Performance Appraisals

2007 March

Don't Curb Your Enthusiasm
Managing -- After Your Outsourcing Decision
Working From Home: Getting Started on Your Home Business
Fired Factory Worker Was Not Given Chance to Defend Herself
Similar Adjudication Cases of Employee Theft Have Different Outcomes
Woman Claiming Sexual Harassment Was Deemed Not a Credible Witness
Chili and Your Intuition, 8 Ingredients for Making Better Strategic Decisions
An Introduction to Assessments
Canadian Economy in for Mild Slowdown in 2007
Attire Affects Potential for Advancement, Say Executives
Longer Work Day Cutting into Family Time
Government Announces Agreement with Australia to Benefit Construction Sector
Survey Finds Almost Three-Quarters of Couples Will not Retire at the Same Time
Most Workers Lose Enthusiasm For Their Jobs After Six Months
Rules Needed for Recruiting Foreign-Trained Health Care Professionals
Aging Workforce and Looming Labour Shortages Begin to Shape Bargaining in 2007
ON: $10 wage eventually, McGuinty says
MB: The Most Comprehensive Changes to the Employment Standards Code Come into Effect April 30th
NS: Minimum Wage Increase Recommended
SK: Consultations on Proposed Workplace Health & Safety Improvements Begin
YT: Minimum Wage To Increase April 1
Executives Surveyed Say It Takes Six Weeks or Longer to Fill IT Positions
Employee Training Must Become National Priority
Gaps Widens Between Public and Private Sector Retirement and Pensions
MB: Province Moves to Protect Reservists' Jobs While They Serve
Better Career Opportunities Await Today's Young Professionals
NU: On-line Employment System Launched
Does Your Workplace Need "Awakening"?

2007 February

An Ideal Human Resource Manager
The Importance of Maintaining a Work/Life Balance
Self Motivation
Employer Was Not Callous in Dismissal of Supervisor, Judge Finds
Firing Employee for Stealing Is "Taking a Stand" Against Dishonesty
Truck Driver at Risk of Recurring Use of Alcohol on the Job
Band Council Had Right to Contract Out Policing
Employer Ordered to Pay for Employee's Wife's Fertility Treatments
Gone are the Boomers, Generation Y is Here to Stay
Banking on Leadership Development
ON: Province Cracks Down on Noise in the Workplace
SK: Government Signs Immigration Agreement With the Phillipines to Bring More Skilled Workers
QC: Rigid Labour Laws Hurt the Unemployed
B.C.: Alberta Agreement Will Have Positive Effect on Economy
NS: Minimum Wage Increase Recommended
SK: Alberta Residents Invited to "Go where the jobs are"
QC: Quebec Faces Skilled Worker Shortage
Supreme Court to Hear Case About Rejecting Job Hopefuls Based on Past
Largest Net Increase in Hiring Levels Since 2001, Survey Shows
Employee Ratings of Senior Management Dip
Strong Resource Prices Creating Wealth Throughout the Whole Canadian Economy
Middle Managers World Wide Unsatisfied with Their Organizations
Top 10 Tech, Media and Telecommunications Trends for 2007 and Beyond
Survey Reveals Most Annoying Buzzwords
Government Responds to Grocery's Labour Shortages
Global Consolidations Will Hit Canadian Auto Industry
Two-thirds of Working Canadians Say Their Physical Health is Better Than Their Financial Health
Top Workplace Trends for 2007
Would You Want To Work for You? Simple Management Tips for a Better Workplace

2007 January

What does Integrity Mean to You?
Key Hiring Trends
On The Job Training, Training with a Twist
Fired Salesperson.s Non-Compete Clause Was Too Restrictive, Judge Decides
Dress Code for Newspaper Editorial Workers Struck Down
School Board Can't Accommodate Teacher with Environmental Sensitivities
There Must be 50 Ways to Leave Your Customer
The Power of Mediation
Women in the Boardroom Can Have a Powerful Impact on Governance
Only 17 per cent of Canadian Businesses Have a China Strategy, Study says
Most Canadians are Happy with Their Bosses
More Canadians Working for Poverty Wages
Workplace Fatalities in Canada on the Rise
Rhetoric on Diversity Does Not Match Reality in Canadian Organizations
Typos Are the Most Common Resume Blunder for Creative Professionals, Survey Shows
Most Companies Do Poor-To-Average Job Of Integrating New Managers
Survey Predicts a Steady Hiring Climate in Canada for the First Quarter of 2007
Survey Shows Employers Act on Exit Interview Feedback
ON: Minimal Impact Expected as Mandatory Retirement Ends
MB: Comprehensive Changes to the Employment Standards Code Passed
NB: Minimum Wage Increases Planned
B.C.: New Employment Program Helps Immigrants Fill Construction Industry Needs
ON: Gov't Announces New Measures to Help Ontario Employers Interested in Hiring Foreign Workers
NS: Nova Scotians Invited to Discuss Workplace Violence
Breaking Resume Writing Rules

2006 December

I'll Be Watching You
Relocation Keys
Make Sure You Know, Before They Go; Ten Good Reasons to do Exit Interviews
Employee's Argument with Boss Was Not "Wilful" Misconduct, Court Rules
Court Awards New Employee Five Months' Notice
Termination of Bus Driver Acquitted of Criminal Charges Is Upheld
Truck Driver with Multiple Infractions Was Justly Dismissed
Ontario Male Doctors Entitled to Same Parental Leave as Females
Foreign-Trained Dentists Granted General Licences in Newfoundland
Measuring Success, How Will We Know When We Get There?
Team Building: Leadership Strategies To Address Today's Most Common Team Building Problems
MB: New Workplace Safety And Health Regulations Announced By Provincial Government
SK: Workers No Longer to be Forced Out of Workplace at 65
ON: Provincial Government Improving Pension System
SK: Province Cuts PST to 5% from 7%
ON: Mandatory Retirement Ends This Month
Survey Finds 24 Per Cent of Employers in Canada Experiencing Wage Inflation Due to Talent Shortages
Survey Finds Tenure in Past Jobs Important Factor in Hiring Decisions
EI premiums to drop January 1st
Survey Reveals Canadians Waiting Too Long to Start Planning for Retirement
Manufacturers Make Urgent Call for Tax Breaks
Canadian Employees' Career Confidence Hits Record High
Central Canada's Economic Woes to Continue into 2007
Holding On To Newer Employees Is Key To Improving Worker Retention Rate
NS: Protection of Privacy Legislation Proclaimed
BC: Province Launches Measures to Train, Attract and Retain Workers
More Frequent Background Checks Increases Potential Legal Liability
Conference of Canadian Compensation Unions Demand Fairer Treatment of Injured Workers
Skills Training: Addressing Canada's Labour Crunch by Equipping Next Generation Talent

2006 November

So You Want to be Your Own Boss?
Motivation is Everything
Performance Appraisals in the Modern Workplace
Appeal Court Upholds Employment Contract Signed by Manager
Board of Arbitration Cannot Award Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Case
Tribunal Dismisses Sex Discrimination Complaint of Male Speech Pathologist
Creating Effective Orientation Programs
Executive Coaching: A Leadership Development Tool for Top Performers
Mexican Migrant Workers Apply to Join Canadian Union
Executives Say They Would Use Top Job to Improve Work Environment, Communication at the Office
Human Resource Management Must Evolve to Survive Tomorrow.s Business Challenges
Trust In Workplace Stabilized In Past Two Years
Most Workers Fear Higher Costs, Reductions in Health Benefits
Companies Spending Double on Travel and Business Expenses
Top Economists Call For U.S. Minimum Wage Increase
Canadian Information Security Spending Driven by Reputation, Greater Awareness and Outsourcing Concerns
Business Bankruptcies Rate Declines to 25-year Low
Job Seekers Reject Companies Based on Interview Experience
B.C.: New Initiative to Help Employers Gain the Edge
PE: Federation of Labour Calls for Sunday Worker Protection
QC: Quebecers Begin 200-km Walk to Ottawa, Demanding EI Changes
AB: Poor Customer Service the Latest Spinoff in Calgary's Labour Crunch
NS: Government Seeks Public Input on Fair Hiring and Affirmative Action Policies
QC: Bill 30: Another Obstacle to the Survival of Defined Benefit Pension Plans in Québec
SK: WCB Proposes to Hold Rates for 2007
NS: Faster, Better Process for Labour Complaints
China Among the Easiest Countries to Attract Expatriate Executives to Work

2006 October

Are You an Internet Nerd?
Fighting Employee Flight: Three Keys to Retaining Your Best Talent in an Era of Shifting Loyalties
Whistle-blower Laws Protect Employees Internally, Too: Supreme Court
Corrections Officer Denied Damages for Termination
Tribunal Awards Employee $25,000 for Discrimination Based on Pregnancy
Tips for Building a Consulting Career
Best Leadership Advice: Business Success Secrets from 7 Top Leaders
Energy Sector Hit By Severe Labour Shortage
Canadian Employers Must Do More to Support Stressed-Out Management
Strong Economy Earlier This Year Decreased Time For Laid-Off Employees To Find New Jobs
38% of Executives Surveyed Believe They Spend Too Much Time Connected to Communications Devices
Lack of Company Knowledge Biggest Interview Mistake, Executive Survey Shows
Strong Job Prospects in the Construction Sector Fuel Positive Fourth-Quarter Hiring Outlook
Oil and Gas Industries Lead the Pack in Projected Salary Increases
CSA Unveils National Workplace Safety Management Standard
ON: Province Makes it Easier For Workers to Get Employment Standards Services
SK: Research into the Strategic Development of Province's Oil & Gas Workforce
NL: Newfoundland Hurt Most in Federal Job Cuts
ON: Countdown to End of Mandatory Retirement
Employee Training Falls Short In Canada
CFOs Value Communication Skills, But Few Firms Provide Training
ON: Better Days Ahead For Ontario Cities
NS: Labour Board says NS Hospital Workers can Bargain Better Pensions
Decision Traps: Common Decision-Making Problems And Easy-To-Implement Solutions

2006 September

Take my Vacation, Please
Conflict Resolution: Act Early and Act Often
Occupational Wellness, Finding a Balance
Supreme Court Awards Damages to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Sufferer
Fire Prevention Officer Terminated for Drinking on the Job
Bus Driver Not Entitled to Overtime Pay
Employee with Epilepsy Awarded $20,000 for Discrimination
So Your President Wants You To Use A Search Firm??
Are You About to Lose Your Top Performers?
Demographic Shifts Transform Law Office Management
Aging Workforce a Concern for Canadian Companies, but Few Take Action
Many Canadian Companies Tackling Security Risks Posed by MP3 Players and Mobile Devices
Poor Customer Service Causes Nearly Half of U.S. Consumers to Take Their Business Elsewhere
Survey Finds Many Employers Taking Steps to Alleviate Impact of High Gas Prices on Staff
AB: New Strategy Released to Combat Skill and Labour Shortage
NS:New Protection for Retail Workers
NU: More Data on Nunavut Labour Force Now Available
AB: Energy Sector Heats Up Wage Pressure on Alberta Employers
ON: Province to Better Protect Workers Against Hazardous Substances
MB: Workers Compensation Board Coverage Expanded By Provincial Government
SK: New Forecast Helps Construction Industry and Government Address Labour Needs
Privacy Commissioner Launches Investigation of SWIFT
Government Helps to Match Foreign Skilled Workers With Companies in Need
CIO Survey Shows Popular Leadership Training Techniques
Canada's Underground Economy Flourishes in Cyberspace
Canadian Pension Plans Get a Boost
Intelligent Electronic Documents Help Protect Employees. Information

2006 August

Improving Productivity
Health Spending Accounts: Part of the Cure or Prescription for Disaster
Three Ways to Improve Your Internal Communications
Ambiguous Termination Provisions Land Woman 8 Months. Notice
Employer.s Conduct Did Not Warrant Aggravated Damages
Job Re-rating Unrelated to Work Stoppage
Airline Did Not Discriminate Against Mechanic
Making a Hit with Your Marketing Campaign
Growing the Leader in Us
Online Image Can Hurt Job Hunt
Leadership Pipeline Not Fully Flowing in Canadian Organizations
Survey Reveals Biggest Job Search Mishaps
Employers Struggle to Attract and Retain Employees
Fewer Than One-Third of Executives Satisfied with Their Company's Onboarding Process
Canadian Call Centres at Risk
Compassionate Care Benefit Expanded
.Hub. Cities Drive Economic Growth Nation-Wide
Tips for 'Managing' Challenging Supervisors
Executives Cite July and August as Best Time for Staff Vacations
QC: Quebec Wraps Up Pay-Equity Agreement
NS: Government Moves to Protect Workers' Rights
QC: Company Denies Putting Employees in Danger in Search After Bomb Threat
NB: Building Industry Facing Acute Labour Shortage
ON: Ontario Manufacturing Strategy Takes Flight
PE: Province Announces Minimum Wage Increase

2006 July

True Leadership
Leadership and Real Change
Ten Ways to Retain Your Best Employees
Employee Reference Check Was Subject to Qualified Privilege
Employees Can't Get Overtime for Collecting Urine Samples at Home
Man Voluntarily Left Employer Due to Knee Problems
Growing into Your New Job
Emerging Canadian Software Companies Experiencing Profitability Trend
Canadian Companies Concerned About the Transfer of Health Care Costs
Quality of Life, Pay Top Relocation Considerations for Executives
Companies More Often Recruiting Older Managers & Executives
Survey Reveals Ill-Advised Job Interview Tactics
Canadian Companies Continue to Invest Heavily in IT Security
Strong Hiring Climate for 3rd Quarter
Much Worrying, But Little Action on Pandemic Preparedness
Canada Lagging U.S in Productivity
Vacation Time Shrinking in Canada
SK: Tax Legislation Formalizes Measure to Encourage Job Growth
ON: Province Attracting the Best & Brightest in Medicine
AB: Edmonton Employers Plan to Hire More Staff
ON: Province Improving Workplace Safety for Young Workers
NS: Provincial Government Department Named Champion for the Workplace
SK: Gov't Expands JobStart/Future Skills
The Emotional Intelligence Competencies Top Salespeople Share
2006 June

Accountability
Preventative EAP
Organizational Change: Dealing with the Chaos
Court Awards $950,000 in Harassment Damages to Former Police Officer
Unions Fight for Payment of Ontario Health Premiums
Bus Driver Fired for Chronic Absenteeism Was Not Accommodated
The Leadership Gap: Building Leadership Capacity for Competitive Advantage
ON: Ontario Apprenticeship Training Gets Boost
NS: New Legislation to Protect Health-care Workers
ON: Ottawa Passes Anti-Sweatshop Policy
AB: Unions Issue Joint Policy Statement on Foreign Workers
NB: Province to Invest in Review of Human-resource Needs in Forest Industry
ON: Government To Offer Full Time Job To Every Nursing Graduate
Companies Must Deal with Workplace Bullies or Risk Losing Brightest Employees
Canada's Pension Crisis Deepens
80% of Canadians Expect to Keep Their Jobs This Year
Keeping Retention in the Forefront
Worker Confidence Levels In U.S. Approach All-Time High
Companies Increasing University and College Recruiting Efforts
Labour Productivity Jumped Strongly in 2005
Talking Too Much Is Most Common Mistake Job Candidates Make
Fast Growth Tech CEOs Focused on Finding and Keeping Employees
Keeping Your Team Motivated
Personal Brand Strategies

2006 May

Golf as a Way of Life
Integrating "Gen-Y" as Employees and Members
Motivating Employees 101
Former Employees Have No Automatic Right to Retroactive Raises
Employer Had No Grounds to Submit Employees to Drug Testing
Hospital Reasonably Tried to Accommodate Disabled Nurse
A Temp-to-Hire Solution
The Personal Balance Sheet: Work-Life Balance doesn't mean giving up work -- or life
YT: Province Set to Increase Minimum Wage
NS: Nova Scotia Continues Its Competitive Lead
SK: Workers' Compensation Act to be Reviewed
AB: Nearly 50% of Tech Firms Would Leave the Province, Despite Booming Economy
ON: Ontario Budget: What About the Manufacturing Sector?
AB: Report Disputes Need for Foreign Workers
Effective Corporate Communication Linked to Higher Financial Performance
Lower Employee Morale & Decreased Productivity Are Biggest Consequences Of Bad Hires & Promotions
Most Employees Asked By Co-workers to Chip In for Office Festivities
Threats to Information Security Constantly Evolving
Canada Maintains Cost Advantage Over U.S.
Global Report Confirms Executive Pay Gap
CIO's Surveyed Reveal Smart Retention Strategies
Leadership Capacity Immobilizing Many Organizations
More Managers Are Managing People Better

2006 April

We're Not Number 1 -- Hurray!!!
Succession Planning: The Unpracticed Art
Reference Checks: Be Safe or Be Sorry
A Provincial Employer is Not Above Common Law, Judges Rule
Employee Who Refused Overtime Not Entitled to Compensation
No Evidence that Aboriginal Man Was Discriminated Against
Hiring and Interviewing Etiquette
Plan to Enjoy Your Retirement
Creative Problem Solving
AB: Albertans Create Thousands of Full-time Jobs
ON: Workplace Violence Needs Government Attention
B.C.: Compassionate Care Leave Protects Workers
ON: Province Gives Control Of Pension Plan To Members
QC: Labour Union Decries Increase in Workplace Deaths
ON: Ottawa to Face Conservative Hiring
Job Market Unkind to Canada-born Minorities
66% of Employers in Canada Are Struggling to Find Qualified Job Candidates
Changes in Retiree Health Care Coverage for Canadian Companies Imminent
Rising Tide Not Lifting All Provincial Economies
Predicting Engagement in the Selection Process
Survey Suggests Job Seekers Should Follow Up After Submitting Resume
Workplace Equality for Women Still Lags Behind Men, Study Shows
More Than 1 In 10 Laid-Off Employees Were Rehired By Former Employers
Canadians Strike a Balance Between Work and Home Life
Less Than Half of Workers Find Feedback Constructive
Celebration is the Pause that Refreshes

2006 March

A Brand by any other Name
Recruiting in an Internet Age
How We Learn - Bring the Brain and the Body Will Follow
Appeal Judge Rules on Collective Agreement Interpretations of Permanent Employees
Millwright Not Responsible for Equipment Breakdown, Arbitrator Finds
Phone Company Hired Best Candidate for the Job, Tribunal Finds
ON: Government Tackles Ergonomic-Related Injuries In The Workplace
B.C.: Vancouver Best for Business Travel
PE: Employment Standards Panel Questioned
AB: Proposed Strategy Addresses Skill and Labour Shortages
SK: Minimum Wage Board Reviewing Regulations
NT: An End to Business Incentives in N.W.T.?
Globalization is Reshaping Labour Relations
Average Starting Salaries for IT Professionals to Remain Stable
Canadian Economy to Maintain Strength in 2006 and Beyond
Tourism Will Take Hit From U.S. Border Rules
Companies Benefit from Providing Reduced-Load Work Arrangements, Research Shows
Counteroffers Likely for Valued Employees, Survey Shows
Blogging and the American Workplace
Biggest Reason For Disengaged Employees: Failure To Explain Why They're There
Administrative Professionals Will See Salaries Rise in 2006
Manufacturers Facing the Perfect Storm
Where Will Leadership Talent Come From?

2006 February

It's Hard to Feel Sorry for MBAs
Employee Relations in the New Millennium - Surveying the Landscape
Time: A Finite Resource
Pension Plan Not Required to Notify Members of Potential Changes
Youth Worker Fired for Watching Teen Pornography at Work
Female Warehouse Worker Not Discriminated Against
Mentoring at Work: An Ally in Success
NB: Province Provides Funding for Specialized Training
B.C.: Province Posts Greatest Job Growth in Canada for 2005
QC: Not Enough People Eligible for E.I., say Union Leaders
ON: Ontario Government Raises Minimum Wage
AB: Alberta to Lead Canada in Economic Performance for the Next Decade
ON: Ontario To Improve Government Access For Small Businesses
The Top 10 Workplace Trends In 2000
Retirement is Top Financial Concern
Ability To Motivate, Engage & Communicate Among the Most Desired Skills in New Senior Executives
New Year is a Opportune Time for Employers and Job-Seekers
Professional Services Sector Face Challenges in 2006
Canadian Companies Selling for Less than They Should
Survey Reveals New Employer Trends in Retirement
Recovering From Business Bloopers
Lawyers Identify Client Service as Key to Long-Term Career Success
Bonuses and Long-Term Incentives Gain More Widespread Acceptance Around The World

2006 January

Procrastination, Why not do it Today instead of Tomorrow?
Interviewing Skills
Hire Smart: Staffing Strategically for Cost Effectiveness
Woman Should Have Received Disability Benefits
Human Rights Commission Ordered to Reconsider Sexual Harassment Claim
Supervisor's Extensive Notes Showed Ample Warning to Manager
Arbitrators Can't Relitigate Criminal Convictions, Supreme Court Finds
Human Rights Code Doesn't Trump Other Provincial Laws
Sick Leave Policy Discriminated Against Woman with Collapsed Ear
Show Me the Money; Mapping the Connection between HR and Shareholder Value
Mining Industry of "strategic importance" to Canadians, Survey Shows
Strong Economy has Meant More Jobs for Young People
Canadian Organizations Fail to Address Threat of Retiring Workforce
More than Half of Canadian Companies are Victims of Economic Crime
Companies Not Spending Enough On Business Intelligence
Pension Woes Concern Canadian Public
More than Half Plan to Work after Retirement
Mental Health Tool Helps Employers Understand Illness
Government Red Tapes Cost Business $33 Billion a Year
Survey Predicts Conservative Hiring Climate for Start of 2006
SK: Employers See Job Market Improving
ON: Labour Market Agreements Work for Manufacturers and Exporters
YT: Employment Standards Board to Review Minimum Wage
ON: Province Bans Mandatory Retirement at 65
SK: Canada and Saskatchewan Sign Labour Market Partnership Agreement Worth $109 Million
MB: Province Focuses on Employer Involvement in Immigration Strategy
Part-Time Work for a Full-Time Life
Create Your Own Promotion

2005 December

To Be or Not to Be: A Great Manager
Career Transition: Managing Change
The Future of Telework
Manager's Fringe Benefits Didn't Count in Severance Pay
Manager Effectively Mitigated his Damages
Company Hit Employment Law Trouble When it Shut Down Operations
Employer Knew its Legal Obligations, Adjudicator Found
Pension Law Discriminated Against Those Under Age 71
The Importance of Interviewing and Hiring
Canada Continues to Lose Ground in Global Rankings
U.S. Middle Managers' Satisfaction with Employers Drops
Energy Sector Workers Expected to See Largest Wage Increase
Manufacturers More Optimistic About Prospects for Rest of Year
Majority of Employees Go to Work Il
Access to Employment is a Challenge for People With Vision Loss
Employers Dabble With Private Healthcare
Research Shows Employees Enjoy Working With Colleagues
EI Premiums to be Cut 4 per cent
Globalization of Knowledge Work Threatens Canadian Jobs
Less Than 1 in 5 Canadians are Highly Engaged at Work
MB: Manitoba's Employment Rate Second Only to Alberta
ON: Government Supports Economic Advantage of Hiring Newcomers
MB: Province Calls for Input on Employment Standards Review
AB: "It'sThe Change that Brings Workplace Peace"
ON: Legislation Would Confront Workplace Bullying
ON: Ontario Manufacturers Want Power Rebate
Perspective on Executive Coaching

2005 November

Transforming Bad Habits
Paying Attention to Retention
The Law of Constructive Dismissal
Employer Relied on Policy Manual to Provide Less Notice to Employee
Progressive Discipline Justifies Termination of Longstanding Employee
Employer Off the Hook for Employees Who Left During Cold Snap
Employer to Compensate for 20 Years. Lost Wages in Pay Equity Dispute
The Basics of Successful Meetings
The Myth of the Born Leader
QC: Labour Board Finds Against Wal-Mart
ON: Toronto Employers Paying More for Employee Mileage
ON: Government Increases Workplace Inspections to Protect Vulnerable Employees
AB: Province Boosts Immigration to Deal with Labour Shortfall
PE: Province to Increase Minimum Wage in 2006
MB: New Health and Safety Qualifications on Government Construction Projects
SK: Government Provides Over $425,000 to Support a Skilled Work Force in the Child Care Sector
Business Confidence Index Drops Due to Fuel Price Concerns
Large Files, Unwarranted Messages Top List of E-mail Peeves
Rising Mental Health Claims Top List of Concerns for Employers
More than Half of Executives Would Start Career Over in Different Industry
Management Failing To Connect With Employees At Almost Half of Companies
Employers Downplay Role of Personal Retirement Savings
New On-Line Tool Builds Workforce Skills
Immigrants Like Canada, but Finding Work is Tough
CFOs Forecast Hiring Increase in Fourth Quarter
Canada Needs More Immigrants to Replace Aging Workers
Online Recruiting: Is It Right for You?

2005 October

Anger: Unwanted in the Workplace
Elements of a Healthy Workplace
Honesty and Integrity Build a Foundation of Trust
Employee Justly Terminated for Keeping Company Property
Arbitrators Rule Differently on Similar Cases of Contract Language
Probationary Employees Protected by Human Rights Legislation
The Interview's Over -- Now What?
Mining Industry Faces Labour Shortage
Effective Recruiting Tied to Stronger Financial Performance
Workplace Pension Plans Face Bleak Future Without Major Reforms
Working Women Over 40 More Likely to Report "High" Stress
Canadian Employers Optimistic About 2006
Survey Predicts Good Hiring Climate This Fall
Women Most Affected by Chronic Unemployment
Only One-Third Of Companies Say Their Employees Understand & Live Business. Strategy In Daily Jobs
CFOs Rank Cell Phone As Most Indispensable Portable Tool
One in Three Canadians Spending More, Earning More
Aerospace Industry Profits to Rise by 77 per cent in 2005
AB: Public Asked for Input on Alberta's Employment Standards
ON: Chamber of Commerce Report Says Ontario Could Become Have-not Province
QC: Quebec's High Rate of Unionization Hurts Employment and Investment
NS: Business and Skilled Immigrant Numbers Up
ON: Ontario Human Rights Commission to Review Provinces Human Rights System
QC: Salary Deductions for Parental Leave Begin in January
Go out With a Bang

2005 September

Everyone is Equal. Performance is what count's
A Guide to Custom Compensation Surveys
The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: Why It Matters More than Personality
Fired Employee Was Not Coerced into Signing a Release
Arbitrations Highlight Tricky Issues in Pregnancy and Parental Leave
Drug and Alcohol Testing Not Consistently Applied, Judges Find
Choosing Between Two Equally Qualified Candidates
IT Hiring Still Hot
Employee Recruiting and Retention Ranks as Top Priority for Senior Executives
New Study May Help Predict Who is Most Likely to Develop Repetitive Strain Injury
Employee Output is Weakest at the End of the Day
Happy Employees Improve Corporations' Bottom-line
Jobs Characteristics Contribute to Increased Risk of Injury Among Young Workers
University Graduates Working Below Their Skills More Likely to Report Declining Health
Executives Surveyed Say Employees Spend Forty Minutes a Day on Personal Internet Use
Canadian Ergonomists Gather in Halifax to Discuss Preventing Workplace Injuries
Most Organizations Don't Monitor Coaching
ON: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Hikes Rates
ON: Nurses to Receive $28M in Funding to Stay on the Job Longer
YT: Partnerships Drive Mining Training and Recruitment Programs
B.C.: Workers' Compensation Cuts 2006 Premium Rate
ON: Power Shortages Continue to Worry Businesses
AB: Work Safe Alberta Reminds Albertans Not to Make
Building Brand Awareness Through Tradeshows
Hello, Is Anybody There?

2005 August

Respect Yourself First
How to Handle Terminations Effectively
Respect Yourself First
How to Handle Terminations Effectively
Business Travelers Beware . The Finer Points of Entry into Canada and the United States
Fired Supervisor Was Not Dishonest; Gets 18 Months. Notice
Employer.s Attendance Policy Unreasonable, Arbitrator Finds
Call Centre Discriminates by Not Hiring Transgendered Candidate
E-learning: Improving performance through Internet-based training
Be a Better Manager: Keys to Inspiring Top Performance
Focusing on Results, Not Face Time, Reduces Work Overload and Stress
Employees Give Companies High Marks for Recognizing Staff
Ignoring Employee Absences May Prove Costly
Canadian Training Investments Lag Competitors
Flexible Benefit Plans Continue to Gain Momentum
Tech Companies Back in Hiring Mode
Survey Shows Candidates Typically Go Four Rounds Before Being Hired
35% of Candidates Lie About Credentials
Employers Endorse Two-Tiered Healthcare
Bringing Workplaces Within the Law
Call Centre Industry Entering Critical Phase
SK: Province Announces Increase to Minimum Wage
B.C.: Job Seekers Flock to Province
ON: New Human Rights Policy to Modernize Struggle Against Racism
AB: Province to Increase Minimum Wage in September
NL: Newfoundland and Labrador to Lead Growth in 2006
MB: Aboriginal Employment Development Program will Help Boost Employment
Overcoming Resistance: The Role of the Meeting Facilitator
Workplace Privacy -- How Much of Your Personal Information Is Safe?

2005 July

Sloth, the First Deadly Sin at Work
The Talent Crisis is Coming . Are You Ready?
Salary and Hiring Trends in Accounting and Finance
Groundbreaking Wrongful Dismissal Decision Awards $500,000 Damages
Workers Fired for Circulating Pornography Are Reinstated
Police Officer Deemed to Have Quit his Job
Foreign-Trained Dentists Discriminated Against
Academic Not Discriminated Against Due to Racism
Finally! Meaningful Training Measures
Leaders Make the Difference
Call Centre Workforce Expanding
Corporate Housing Market Nears Quarter Billion Dollar Mark
Cash Still the Best Reward
Government Introduces Wage Earner Protection Program
Many Companies Overhaul Executive Compensation Programs
Job Prospects Improving for Aboriginals in Western Canada
Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Forecasts Optimistic Hiring for Third Quarter
Retirement Trends a Concern for Companies
Ignoring Employee Absences May Prove Costly for Canadian Organizations
CEO's Losing Faith in Ecomony
NS: Minimum Wage to Increase Again
ON: Government Introduces New Training to Protect Young Workers
NS: WCB Launches Program to Help Employers Improve Safety Record
ON: Province to Ban Mandatory Retirement
ON: Ontario Workplace Return to Balanced Labour Relations
SK: Province Passes Whistleblower Protection

2005 June

Work With What You've Got
Can E-recruiting Work for You?
Work With What You've Got
Can E-recruiting Work for You?
How to Manage a New Manager
Pharmacist Fired for Using Profanity Gets 5 Months. Notice
Sexual Harassment Victim Denies Incident Occurred
Depression No Excuse for Not Returning to Work
Arbitrators Can Hear Human Rights Cases
How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Training Buck
Time for an Attitude Inventory
An Unlikely Source of Future Leaders
Compensation and Benefits
ON: Employees Get Nearly $900,000 Payout From Bankrupt Employer
SK: Workplace Safety Records Shows Improvement
ON: Government Continues To Strengthen Protection Of Workers Dealing With Hazardous Substances
NB: Building a Stronger Workforce in New Brunswick
SK: Labour Relations Board Powers Move in Line With Other Provinces
ON: Goverment Announces Funding to Help Address it's Labour Market Needs
NS: WCB Launches Ad Campaign to Protect Young Nova Scotians from Workplace Injuries
ON: Government Announces Funding to Help Address Francophone Labour Market Needs
Union Membership Sees Sharp Decline
Workplace Stress Costs Canadian Economy Billions
Women's Advancement in Corporate Canada 'Disturbingly Slow'
Hiring Managers Interview Average of Five Candidates Per Job Opening
Employees Provide Unique Reasons for Quitting Their Jobs, says Survey
80 Percent of Canadian Expect to Hold On to Their Jobs This Year
Employers Lack Knowledge of Employee Talent
Canada Will Trail Only U.S. in Growth in 2005
As U.S. Workforce Ages, Employee Knowledge and Experience at Risk
Performing Well Under Pressure is Winning Ingredient in the Workplace
The Power of Recognition, Appreciation, and Celebration

2005 May

Create Your Own Pension Plan
Harnessing the Power of an Engaged Workforce
A New Age of Transparency for Group Benefit Plans
Employee Incidents Should Be Taken in Context
Payroll Cycle Does Not Determine Employment Status
No Requirement to Dismiss in Person
Progressive Discipline Not Applied
Job Competition Discriminated Against Blacks
The Project Performance Improvement Model: Doing More with Less
Leadership Tips for First-Time Managers
Corporate Resolution #1: Get Into Shape
Outplacement Raises Morale of Remaining Employees
Canadian CEO compensation up 10 per cent
Government Helps Training Centres Produce the Most Highly Skilled Workers in the World
Investors Ponder Dollar Value of a Boss
Protecting Canada.s Vulnerable Workers
Pension Crisis Expected to Linger
Economy Stalls as Exports Fall and Inventories Build
Companies Measure Employees, Not Themselves, With Performance Plans
Worker Rights for the 21st Century
Mental Health Claims on the Rise
Nearly Half of Executives Plan to Work Past Age 64
Canadian Companies Adopt Offshoring Sparingly
ON: Man on EI after Quitting Job because of Second-hand Smoke
QC: Wal-Mart Votes No to Union
SK: Gov't Helps Immigrants Thrive in the Workforce
ON: Apprentices To Benefit From Increased Access To State-Of-The-Art Training
MB: Workers Compensation Act Modernization Proposed
AB: Calgary to Lead Metropolitan Economic Growth in 2005
N.S.: Government Announces Funding for Eight Employment Projects in Cape Breton

2005 April

Just Do It
The Commoditization of Human Capital
Calling HR professionals: Leadership development needs your leadership
Judge Rules in Favour of Injured Employee.s Return to Work Attitude
Union in Difficult Spot Over Sexual Assault Case
Courier Company Discriminates Against Disabled Driver
Staying Motivated While You Job Hunt
Planning to be Accountable
Manpower Predicts Active Hiring in Canada for Second Quarter
Retiring Workforce, Widening Skills Gap are a Threat to Companies
Health Costs to Rise at Double-Digit Rates for Canadian Employers
Steelworkers ratify agreement with Canadian National Railway
Nearly 60% of Laid-Off Employees Thinking of Changing Careers
Talents of Visible Minorities Essential for Business Success
Businesses Plan to Spend Less on IT and More on IT Outsourcing
Government Announces Enhancements to Employment Insurance
Only 50% of Firms Concerned With Retaining Employees
No Growth in Canadian Labour Productivity Last Year
Western Canada to Lead Economic Growth
ON: Government Helps Business Prevent Identity Theft
NL: Minister Announces Interest Relief for Small Businesses on WCB Assessment Payments
ON: Wal-Mart Workers Vote 74% Against Union Bid
ON: Unions Call for Regulatory Action to Stop Deadly Injuries
QC: Governments of Canada and Quebec sign Final Agreement Parental Insurance Plan
AB: Labour Market Remained Strong in 2004

2005 March

Righting the Ship
Coping With Too Much Work
Stopping Your Brain Drain
Employees of Youth Centre Under Investigation Were in Limbo
Employee Takes Inventory Home and Claims Her Dog Ate it
Seniority Used in Accommodating Employee.s Religion
Employee Fired for Internet Chatting at Work
Telephone Technical Manager Not Fired for Alcoholism
The Seven Changes: What They Don't Tell You About Being a First Time Manager
Making Team Meetings Work
Learning from the Global Education Industry
At Your Service: The Ten Commandments of Great Customer Service!
Training? Just ASK, Change in Attitude, Skills & Knowledge
After-Tax Incomes Have Remained Virtually Unchanged for 15 Years
Workers with Disabilities Refuse to Bear Brunt of Privatization
Canadian Companies Spending $1 Billion Annually on Employee Relocation
Companies Must Work Harder to Engage Employees
Canada's Aging Population Will Cost Billions
60% of CEOs Confident Workforce will Expand
CME Unveils Plan to Make Canada Most Prosperous Nation in Americas by 2020
Majority of Government Executives Believe Shared-Services Functions Help Them Achieve Strategic Goals
Canadians to Continue Spending in 2005, Says TD Bank
Unrecognized Qualifications Constrain Immigrants. Prospects in Canada
Highest Depression and Anxiety Rates Among Younger Generation Employees
ON: Government Announcement Sanctions Nursing Layoffs
ON: Government Moves to Improve Health & Safety in the Workplace
SK: Saskatchewan's Immigration Program to Help Employers
B.C.: Union Calls on WCB to Launch Review of all Work-Related Violence Immediately
ON: Provincial Government Expands Opportunities for the Internationally Trained
AB: Alberta's Minimum Wage to Increase
ON:Nurses Top New Ontario Poll as Most Respected Profession

2005 February

Profit is a Six-letter Word
30 Tips for Keeping Meeting Expenses to a Minimum
Team Building Games
Fired Executive Receives Minimum Notice under Employment Standards
Arbitrator Upholds Employee Attendance Management Program
Company Pays Trucker for Time Allegedly Spent Sleeping
Sick Leave Policy Discriminated Based on Disability, Court Rules
Shipping Agency Not a Federal Employer, Commission Finds
Are You Part of an Outstanding Team?
Selling Ideas to Senior Management
ON: Government Raises Minimum Wage
ON: Union Battling for Severance Pay
QC: Anti-scab Measures Harm Quebec and B.C. Workers, says the Montreal Economic Institute
ON: New Award to Recognize Dedicated Employers in Ontario
SK: Saskatchewan Implements New Part-Time Rules
ON: Labour Bill Eliminates 60-Hour Work Week
Labour Relations 2005: More Collaboration in the Private Sector, More Dissension in Public Sector
Canadian Companies Less Ready Than U.S to Implement Next Merger Wave
Canadian Aerospace Industry Profits Forecast to Grow by $300 Million in 2005
Employers Moving Towards Total Rewards Approach to Compensation
Strong Dollar Slows Overall Canadian Growth; Domestic Performance to Remain Strong
Pension Plan Solvency Levels Improve in 2004
Wal-Mart Strikes Back
CN Rail Signs 4-year Contract with Track Workers
Government Supports Workplace Skills Strategy with New Apprenticeship Advisory Committee
Organizations' Contributions to Relief Effort Go Beyond Cash

2005 January

Don't shoot the Messenger
Association Leadership for the Future
Building a Global Rewards Strategy
Golf Club Executive Fired for Alleged Theft
Senior Manager Didn't Mitigate Damages after Dismissal
Court Upholds Workplace Bully's Termination
Woman Who Negotiated Union Deal Considered Not a Manager
Female Bus Driver Sexually Harassed by Male Co-worker
Why Most Training Fails
Employers and Older Workers Need to Consider Mutual Benefit Opportunities
Ottawa to Reduce EI Premiums by Pennies Despite Surplus of $46 Billion
One Fifth of Working Women Experience Depression or Anxiety
Holiday Bonuses Continue to Give Way to Pay-for-Performance Programs
Majority of Retirees Would Rather be Working
28 Percent of Canadians Fear They Could Lose Their Job in Coming Year
Canadian Labour Code to be Reviewed
High-tech Sector Paying More for Specialized Skills
Manpower Survey Predicts Steady Hiring for the Beginning of the Year
Government to Assist 140 Laid-off and Older Workers Re-enter Labour Market
One in 3 Nurses Over the Age of 50; Only One in 10 Under 30
ON: Task Force Recommends Actions to Realize Ontario's Potential for Prosperity
B.C: Minister is Ready to End Public Sector Wage Freeze
ON: Government Wants Teachers to Sign Long-Term Labour Pacts
NB: Government Launches Workplace Learning Pilot Project
ON: Labour funds give Ontario's economy $2.3 billion boost
ON: Government Hires New Inspectors to Reduce Workplace Injuries

2004 December

Create Your Own Pension Plan
HR Best Practices for Interviewing and Hiring
Train Your Managers to Handle the Media
Pregnancy Complications Hurt Woman's Ability to Work
Man With 37 Years-- Service Gets 18 Months. Notice
Family Doctor Shouldn't Determine Whether Woman Could Return to Work
Woman's Smoking Complaints Lead to Her Dismissal
Salesperson Fired for Not Meeting Quotas
Common Employer Found in Pay Equity Complaint
Man Awarded $2,500 for Racial Discrimination
Managing Your Expatriate Workforce
Technomanagement: A Deadly Mix of Bureaucracy and Technology
Injury Statistics Don'tTell the Whole Story of Women's Work-Health Issues
Job-Hopping Declines Among Middle Managers
Unionized Visible Minorities Earn Less Than Counterparts
Corporate Directors Commanding Higher Fees as Accountability Increases
Retirement Falls Short for Many Canadians
Older Workers More Likely to Experience Stress
Trend Linking Pay Increases With High Performance Accelerates
Canada Still One of North America's Main Technology Centres
Alberta and Ontario Will Lead Provincial Economies in 2005
Increased Workload From Downsizing Costing Health System Billions
Monsanto Decision Further Weakens Canadian Pension System
ON: Are Canadian Corporations Ready for the Personal Health Information Protection Act?
B.C.: Province's Economy Exceeds National Average
MB: Apprenticeship Training Helps to Improve Aboriginal Employment Opportunities
N.S.: Government Helping Meet Business Needs
AB: 83% of Employers Will See a Decrease in WCB Premiums
PE: Government Engages Employees in Program Renewal

2004 November

Executive Development
Avoid the Duds: 10 Strategies for Selecting
The End of Retirement
Employee Justly Fired for Having Businesses on the Side
Employee Lured Business to a Rival Company
Company Could Terminate Employment at Any Time
Cutting Taxi Program Was Bona Fide Business Move
Woman Absent for Domestic Reasons Awarded 6 Months. Notice
Woman Absent Due to Migraines Is Reinstated
Employer Violated Union Rules in Accommodating Disabled Employee
Hiring Foreign Workers on Temporary or Permanent Basis
Personal Feedback Pathways and Pitfalls
Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Employee Rewards Programs
Small Business Confidence on the Rise
Information Security at Risk
Barter Generates $2 Billion Annually for North American Businesses
Flexible Schedules are the Most Valued of Employee Benefits
Fastest Growing Tech Companies Continue to Expand Globally
All Work and No Play Makes Jack an Entrepreneur
Over One Third of Employees Cannot Fully Explain Their Companies Services or Products
Canada has Mixed Results in Latest Global Competiveness Index
Employers Must Take Psychological Harassment Seriously
Majority of Executives Say Their Companies Have No Emergency Procedures in Place in Case of Terrorist Attack
B.C.: Province Launches OneStop Business Registry
ON: Ontario Gov't Launches Workplace Gateway Resource for Employers and Workers
NL: Minimum Wage to be Reviewed
ON: Toronto Tops All Major Canadian Cities in Economic Growth
ON: Ontario Firms Trail U.S. in Innovation
B.C.: British Columbia Leads Country in Privacy Protection
AB: Group Calls Alberta's Minimum Wage an Embarrassment

2004 October

Embracing Change
To Meet or Not to Meet.What are the Questions?
E-learning as an Enabler, Not a Silver Bullet
Employee.s Conviction Was a Matter of Public Record
23-year Employee Awarded 18 Months. Notice
Marijuana User Terminated Under Last Chance Agreement
Poor Performance Alone Not Enough to Warrant Discharge
Employees on Disability Leave Excluded from Buyout Package
Strategic Planning Smothers Innovation
More Than Half of Canadians Depend on the Internet When Looking for Work
Ageing and Skill Shortages: An Overblown Threat
IWA Canada Merges with United Steelworkers of America
Survey Predicts Average 3.3% Wage Increase for Canadian Employees
CFIB Urges Prime Minister to Resist Excessive Wage Demands by Civil Service Union
Canadian Manufacturers Less Optimistic Than U.S. Counterparts
Failing to Establish Clear Priorities Is the Most Fatal Mistake Senior Executives Make in Their First 100 Days
Most Canadians Worried about Retirement
Common Interest in Injury Prevention Brings ScientistsTogether
Visible Minorities Face Subtle Impediments to Career Advancement
Defined Contribution Plans Grow in Popularity, but Challenges Persist
NB: Minimum Wage to Increase as of January 2005
QC: Bullying Complaints Higher than Expected
ON: Plan to End Mandatory Retirement Met With Skepticism
QC: Labour Board Rejects Wal-Mart Challenge of Unionization
NB: New Brunswick Launch Workplace Diversity Project
ON: Ontario Workers Face a Silent Epidemic of Occupational Disease

2004 September

Networking - It May Feel Awkward, But It's Useful
Do.s and Don.ts of Self-Employment
Five Steps to Being a Better Leader
Are Employers Liable for Workplace Bullying?
Data Clerk Terminated Due to Productivity Issues, Not Lack of Work
Pilot Laid Off Due to Lack of Work
Trucking Employee Was Justly Terminated
Clerk Awarded 18 Weeks. Pay for Sexual Harassment
Manager Justly Fired for Sexually Harassing Females
Disabled Truck Driver Ordered Reinstated
Steps to Becoming a Better Supervisor
The Problem of Occupational Stress
Ten Secrets of Super Successful Meeting Planners
Committee Magic!
Beyond Manipulating and Motivating to Leading and Inspiring
50% of Canadians Experience Stress When Moving
Measuring the Value of Human Resources to Organizations
Study Shows Companies Underestimate Cost of Leaves of Absence
New Jobs in HR Come From Networking and Search Firms
Few Employers Responding to Mental Health Issues in the Workplace
Submission Makes Clear, Outsourcing Does Not Affect Confidentiality of Information
Monsanto Employees Entitled to Share of Pension Surplus
Manufacturers Feeling Confident, But Some Clouds Linger
One in Five Have Experienced Employment Discrimination
N.S.: Striking Workers Get Financial Boost From Other Unions
QC: Wal-Mart Employees Win Union Accreditation
N.B.: New Brunswick Maintains Record Employment
AB: Alberta's Workplaces Are Becoming Safer
ON: Businesses Unprepared for Another Blackout
B.C.: Resource Industries Important to Province's Growth
AB: New Guide Designed for Environmental Employers Committed to Aboriginal Employment
Parks Canada Employees Strike After Talks Break Down

2004 August

The Boss From Hell
The Cost of Working in Canada
Changes at the Top: The Art and Science of Planning and Managing CEO Succession
Police Officer Fired for Serious Misconduct to his Partner
Probationary Employee Had No Right to File Grievance
Allegations of Misconduct Were Unfounded
Employees Who Miss Work While in Jail Can Be Terminated
Secrets to Employee Relations
Committee Magic!
Are You Management Stuff?
Talent War Intensifies
Private Sector Jobs on Hold
Changes Needed to Combat Rising Costs of Benefit Plans
More Canadians Turn to the Internet When Looking for Work
Nearly Half of Surveyed Employees Will be Looking for Work in the Next 12 Months
Canadian Economy Won't Match U.S. Despite Solid Growth
Workplace Literacy Programs Help Companies Achieve Global Competiveness
Increasing Number of Global 2000 Companies Employing HR/IT Managers
Report Shows That Provincial Government Employees Are Most Stressed
Small Business Confidence Drops
B.C.: British Columbia's Economy Continues to Outperform
ON: Ontario Government Increases Enforcement to Prevent Injuries in the Workplace
N.S.: Highway Workers Face Job Losses Caused by Winter Budget Blunder
ON: Ontario Told to Rehire Six Fired for Emailing Offensive Material
N.B.: Workplace Bullying Must be Dealt With
ON: Wages 23% Lower Than U.S Counterparts
ON: Family Medical Leave Now Available for Ontario Workers
What.s Just Cause for Firing a Misbehaving Employee?

2004 July

Canadian Banks: They're so Inviting
Top Ten Ways to Get Experience After You Get Your Diploma
Leading the Workplace Within
How Do Fixed-Term Contracts Determine Damages?
Airline Employee Terminated in Violation of Procedure
On-call Pilot Was Not an Employee
Man Discriminated Against Based on Wife.s Human Rights Complaint
CEO Alert: Why Managers Can't Increase Productivity With Current Methods, And What To Do About It
Simulation Emerging as Next Wave in e-learning
Tourism Industry Still in the Red in 2004
Health Benefit Costs Have Doubled Since 1990
Job Seekers Most Often Fabricate Reason for Leaving Prior Job
Home Building Industry Careers Booming
HR Under Pressure to Reduce Costs
$160 Billion Shortfall in Canadian Defined Benefit Pension Plans
Companies Eliminate Cost Cutting Measures for Employees
Longer Vacations Really Are Better
Canadian Businesses Can Win in the Global Market
Software Companies Get Renewed Hope
Many Companies Not Successful With Pay-for-Performance Programs
B.C.: Wal-Mart Employees Seek Union Certification
N.B.: Launch of Strategic Manufacturing Partnership
AB: Mass Firing at Meat Packer Leaves Immigrant Workers at a Loss
AB: Workplace Injuries at Record Low
B.C.: Mayor Locks Out City Workers
B.C.: Hospital Employees Union Receives Record Fine
QC: Quebec Employees Get Help Dealing With Workplace Bullies

2004 June

Technology is not our Friend
Employee Morale: Why it Matters to the Bottom Line
How Deep Is Your Talent Pool?
Store Did Not Use Progressive Discipline
Salesman.s Personal Emails at Work Weren.t Just Cause
Court Allows Appeal of Termination Due to Poor Attendance
Deductions for Personal Phone Calls Were Unauthorized
Woman Not Paid for Time Off Beyond Sick Leave Policy
Worker Couldn.t Substantiate Claim of Unpaid Overtime
Bus Driver Fired for Chronic Absenteeism Is Ordered Reinstated
Should Interviewers Hire People Just Like Them?
How High is Your Team.s Energy Level?
Create Effective Training Plans for Your Employees
Canadian Companies Reviewing Their Pension Plan Strategies
Healthcare Workers Accessing EAP's Faster Than Ever
Leaders Suggest Thinking Twice Before Outsourcing Jobs
Unemployed Canadians Found Work Faster
One-Third of Labour Force Contribution to GDP Growth Provided by Visible Minorities
Government Announces Changes to EI
No Passion for Industrial Relations Overhaul From IR Players
Steering, Not Rowing: Governance for a New Social Model
Thousands of Canadians are Managing their Canada Savings Bonds Online
Government and HP Reach Settlement
Funding for Foreign Credentials Recognition Announced by Government
ON: End of 60-Hour Work Week Met With Criticism
ON: Serious Governance Issue at WSIB
B.C: New Facility will Enhance Global Competitiveness of BC Businesses
N.S.: Province To Protect Jobs
AB: New Guide Answers Questions About Maternity and Parental Leave
ON: Toronto Has What It Takes to Be a Global Innovator, Tech Leaders Say
N.S.: New Board to Train Youth for Aerospace and Defence Industries

2004 May

Spring Cleaning
10 Ways To Deal With Difficult Bosses
Cultural Fit and Diversity: The Paradox
Fired Business Partner Was Covered by Employment Contract
Newly Created Position Almost Identical to the Old One
Woman.s Lost Job Was a Discontinuance of Function
Pregnant Teacher Not Re-hired Was Discriminated Against
How Reliable Are You?
The Ironclad Case for More Learning in Your Organization
Take Responsibility - On Either Hand!
Employers Predict Active Job Market for the Second Quarter
Young People Top the List of Those Earning Minimum Wage
Tech Companies Looking to Hire
Construction Industry to Begin e-Learning
Canadian Company Offers Sick-Leave Solution
Companies Overhaul Executive Incentive Programs
"Self-reporting" Business Relationships Costing Millions
Offshore Outsourcing in Canada Set to Take Off
Calgary and Toronto Lead in Economic Growth
Surveyed Workers Say Being Prepared for Change is Most Important
MB: Reduced Work Week Offers Employees Time Off and Saves the Province Money
ON: Many Companies Unaware of the Cost Effectiveness of Outsourcing
ON: Not driving a GM? Find Another Parking Spot
ON: Government Helps Build Skilled Workforce
NF: Newfoundland Strike Deadlocked
ON: Ontario Introduces Compassionate Care Legislation
N.S.: Aliant Workers Vote to Strike

2004 April

Keep Smiling
Hot Jobs 2004
Video-Based Software Training: It.s Convenient, Low-Cost, and Effective
Employer Should Have Given Engineer a Chance to Explain
The Power of a Criminal Conviction at Arbitration
Man.s Relentless Sexual Harassment Costs Him $33,600
Boost Job Satisfaction: Consider Flextime
Watch out for Training Blunders
Forging a New Brand of Manager: Combining Styles
Study Shows Leaders De-Energized
Western Provinces Continue to Prosper
Canada is Cheapest Country to do Business
New Human Rights Guide for the Workplace
More People Working Past 65
Manpower Leads Staffing Industry
81% of HR Professionals Look to Increase Investment in Leadership Development
I Won't Be in Today, My Cat Has Hairballs
Hirings on the Rise
Number of Women Working in Canada Soars
Are Increased Taxes Killing New Businesses?
B.C.: More Than 125 Organizations Call for End to Welfare Time Limits
N.S.: Storm Slams Workers' Paycheques
ON: Bank Takes Advantage of Staff Diversity
B.C.: Lodge Workers Vote to Keep Their Union
ON: Government Acts to Promote Growth in the North
ON: SEIU Locals in Ontario to Form United Local Union
MB: Manitoba Reviews Worker's Compensation

2004 March

Think Lateral and Survive
Hire the Right Person the First Time
Employee Had Rights as a Shareholder
Changing Work Hours Was Constructive Dismissal
Salesman.s Resignation Holds Up Despite Supervisor.s Abuse
Employee.s Record Taken in its Entirety
Employee Fired for Stealing Tools
Bus Driver Was Fired Due to Disability
Travelling Abroad? Here Are Tips on International Etiquette
Five Reasons to Break the Ice in a Workshop or Meeting
Employers Search for Ways to Increase Morale
The End of 2003 Sees Canadian Pension Plans Doing Better
Top-Performing Companies Have a Higher Representation of Women in Leadership Teams
RBC Financial Selected as Canada's Most Respected Corporation for 2003
Older Workers Lead in Job Gains for 2003
Canada Faces Labour Shortage By 2030
Job Search Tactics for 2004
Conference Board Tackles Barriers to Visible Minority Advancement
Over 50 Per Cent of Small Business Owners Own RRSPs
Workplace Absenteeism a Result of Increased Stress
Management Issues Dominate Collective Bargaining
The Forecast Calls for Growth
ON: Government to Put an End to 60 Hour Work Week
B.C.: Alberta's Record-Breaking Gains Already Threatened
QC: Quebec Court: Parental-Leave Program Unconstitutional
ON: Ontario To Stop Forcing Workers to Retire
B.C.: Education Minister's Haste to Dismantle Trades Training System has Damaged B.C.'s Reputation
NWT: International Credentials Assessment Reaches NWT
ON: Ontario Takes Action in Response to "alarming increase" in Construction Deaths

2004 February

Challenges in a Changing Workplace
Harnessing the Energy of Change Champions
Stealing from an Employer: How to Protect Yourself from Employee Theft
Employees: Your Company.s Ultimate Brand Power
Courts Continue to Refine the Wallace Factors for Wrongful Dismissal
Employee Wins Wrongful Dismissal Case but Partly Loses Overtime Claim
Employer Given Wrong Advice About Employee Deductions
Store Owner Ordered to Pay Sexual Harassment Victim $4,000
Employees Granted Time Off to .Marry. Same-sex Partners
A New Selection Tool for Recruiters: A Candidate.s Parenting Style
What Can Assessments Do for Your Organization?
PM Splits HRDC
CEOs Unfazed by Rising Debt
Canadians Among the Hardest Workers
Removing the "Pink Collar" Barrier
Corporate Recruiting Sites Struggle
Unfair Hiring Practice in the Federal Public Service
Compassionate Care Could Cost Up To $1.5 Billion a Year
2004 Will See an Increase in Business Travel
Manpower Introduces Banking Division
Western Economies Rise to Top of Metropolitan Ranks
Many Companies Not Ready for Workplace of the Future
A.B.: Company to Pay After Worker is Killed
B.C.: Teacher Bargaining to be Reviewed
N.B.: Province Attempts to Close the Wage Gap
A.B.: Alberta Says No to Compassionate Care
Ontario: Toronto Looking At Ending Mandatory Retirement
S.K.: 2003 Sees Record Employment
Ontario: Where the Jobs Will Be in 2013
The "Ballpark Theory. of Reasonable Notice Strikes Out Again
2004 January

Resolving to Embrace Change

Valerie Petroff, HR Country Manager, Sun Microsystems of Canada Inc.
How Does Maternity Leave Hurt Employers?
Checking References: Ensure that Everything in Black and White, Really Is
Father Uses Son.s Trade Secrets for Personal Gain
Employee Didn.t Fail to Mitigate His Damages
Problem Employee Removed for Insubordination
Bus Driver Not Required to Perform Extra Duties
Disabled Worker, Employer at Odds Over Employment Situation
Restaurant Settles Two Complaints of Pregnancy Discrimination
Calculating the Cost-Per-Hire
Personal Feedback Pathways and Pitfalls
Don.t Fall Down on Customer Service
Defining the Dollar Value of Training
Options Falling Out of Favour for Directors
Job Quality and Competitiveness: How Canada Stacks Up
Boss, Skip the Holiday Party, Hand Over Cash!
Coping with Change: HR in the Non-profit Sector
Canadians Adopting New Technologies to Communicate
Human Resources Management: More than Just .Hiring and Firing.
Need For Better Risk Management Among Canada's Entrepreneurs
Call for Stronger Social and Employment Dimension of Globalization
Struggling to Do More With Less, HR Departments Rise to the Challenge
Telecom Companies Ignoring Call for Customer Retention
Rewarding CEOs
B.C.: Union Calls on Premier to Lift Gag Order
Ontario: Task Force Wants to Close Ontario's Prosperity Gap
B.C.: Employers Attempt to Wipe Out Collective Agreements
Ontario: Ergonomic Intervention Improves Worker Health and Productivity
B.C.: Union Concerned Over Privatization
Ontario: Tune Up Your Heart! - Workplace Innovation
2003 December

There's No Privacy: Get Over It
Greta Raymond, Vice-President of Human Resources and Environment, Health, and Safety, Petro-Canada
The Invisible Ailment: Prevent Mental Health Problems in Your Workplace
Disability Identification, Prevention, Resolution: The Audit is the Answer
The Ties That Bind: HR Issues in Family Businesses
Play to Your Strengths: Manage Your Human Capital
Sun Life Financial Uses Art to Celebrate Corporate Community
Woman Wins Case Involving Long-Term Disability Benefits
Overtime Provision Only Applied to Unionized Jobs
Employee Didn’t Get Managerial Approval for Overtime
HR Specialist Discriminated Based on Her Age
Be an Effective Working Supervisor
Networking Isn’t Just for Jobhunting
Corporate Governance Needs Overhaul
School Principals Key to Quality
Future of Work Study
Organizations Not Ready for Workplace of the Future
Ontario: Home of the Whiner
"Do Not Call" and "Do Not Spam" lists
35% of Canadian COOs Worried About Terror
25% of Canadians Say They Could Lose Their Job
HR Transformation Underway in Canadian Companies
Where the Jobs Will be Found by 2013
Expatriate Placements Get Shorter
Growing Number of Workers Low Paid, Without Rights and Benefits
B.C.: Government Employees Accept Two-Year Extension
Ontario: Injured Workers Dissatisfied with Compensation System
N.W.T.: Funding Program a Good Fit
N.B.: Contract signed with community college instructors
N.W.T.: Act to Amend the Safety Act Passed
M.B.: Proposal to Improve Job Protection Provisions for Employees Taking Leave
Amendments Introduced To Employment Standards Code

A.B.: Famous Players Films Inc. in Court Over Worker's Injury

2003 November

Working 9 to 5 Is Not for Everyone
Margaret Clark, Senior Director of HR for Canada, Oracle Corporation
How Search Firms Are Weathering the IT Slump
Approaches to IT Recruiting
When Is E-Learning Right for Your Training Needs?
Coaching Performance Improvement: A Key Management Skill
Employee Sought Insurance Coverage for Civil Suit
Woman’s Disability “Frustrated” Her Employment Contract
Employer Violated Collective Agreement’s Overtime Provisions
Employer Lied About Recalling Laid-Off Labourer
Dead Man Not Eligible for Performance Bonus
How Do Signed Release Forms Affect Human Rights Complaints?
Some Jobhunters Fall Down in Interviews
Barriers to Effective Manager-Employee Communications
Recruitment, Retention Will Be Top HR Issues in 2013
“Precarious” Employment Has Not Stabilized: Researchers
Entrepreneurs Have it Better: Survey
Small Business Continues to Drive Job Creation
SME Employment Picture Is Optimistic
Employees at Smaller Firms Work Longer Hours
Too Few Youth Get Health and Safety Training
Stop Abusing Workplace Email, Expert Urges
Federal Government Is Fastest-Growing Employer: Study
Non-Profit Executives See Significant Wage Gains
Nearly Half of Executives Are Dissatisfied
Federal Government Studies Whistleblower Legislation
N.S.: Bill Would End Mandatory Retirement
Ontario: Labour Wants Changes From New Government
N.S.: Employees Could Get Compassionate Leave
N.B.: Workplace Accounts for Most Human Rights Claims
Ontario: Toronto Salary Forecast Is Moderate
N.S.: Province Tables Workers’ Comp Reforms
P.E.I.: Health Care Workers Sign New Deal
B.C.: Teachers Withdraw Fees to Professional Body
Newfoundland: Province to Cut Red Tape and Create Jobs
Auditor Condemns Working Conditions in Federal Agency
Public Service Is Lacking in HR Management: Report
Supreme Court Treats All Employee Injuries the Same
Pension Watchdog Steps up Funding Supervision
Immigrant Earnings Gap Is Still Substantial
Women Can Help Solve Labour Shortages
Back Pain Causes Lost Work Productivity
Affinity Marketing Benefits Your Employees

2003 October

Please Brush Up on Email Etiquette
Geoffrey Crampton, VP HR and Organization Development, Fraser Health Authority
Rethinking Delivery of Employee Benefits
Things to Watch for in a Third-Party Administrator
Compensating Association Executives Can Be Challenging
Are You Management Stuff?
Why Professional Women Need an "Old Girls' Network"
Court Limits Award of Wallace Damages
B.C. Employers Have More Rights to Communicate with Employees
Employer Ordered to Suspend Sick Leave Policy
IT Certification: Hire the Real McCoy
Handling Staff Morale When Workloads Increase
5 Ways to Invite Intuition to Training Sessions
Canadian Salary Outlook Is Optimistic for 2004
Top Companies Better Reward Their Top Performers
Modest Hiring Outlook Expected for Last Quarter
Organizations Fail to Communicate Employee Benefits
Canadians Work Fewer Hours than Americans
Federal Official Calls for Whistleblower Law
Employers Make Large Pension Contributions as Assets Fall
Immigration Rules Eased for Foreign Skilled Workers
1 in 5 Middle-Aged Canadians Plans Never to Retire
Canadians Have Concerns About Workers' Compensation System
Grievance System Much More Prevalent in Unionized Workplaces
Ontario: Employers Lose Productivity Due to Blackout
B.C.: Relief for Employers Affected by Forest Fires
Yukon: Employees Disciplined for Internet Abuse
Alberta: Employers Don't Want Tribunal for WCB Appeals
Quebec: Universal Daycare Is Under Threat, Workers Say
Human Rights Protection Extended to Parliament Hill Employees
Economy Hums Despite Labour Market Woes: Think Tank
Most Canadians Say They Don't Need a Union: Poll
Innovation in HR Linked to Innovation in Products and Services
Demand for Skilled Workers Will Continue: Economists
Manitoba: Department Store Union Drive Fails
Ontario: Deal Ends 12-week Strike at Nickel Operations
Ontario: Not All Teachers Would Recommend Profession
Canada-wide: Provincial Labour Markets Are Poor
Jobhunters Have Hard Time as Labour Market Is Competitive
Retired Managers Plan to Keep Working Somehow
Workplace Telephone Etiquette Not Centred on Privacy
Transit Systems Want Tax Breaks for Employer-Subsidized Travel
Many Executives Work Straight Through Lunch: Survey
Detecting Mental Health and Addiction Issues that Affect Productivity

2003 September

The Best Things in Life Are Free
Greg Anderson, Vice President, Human Resources, Janssen-Ortho Inc.
Employee Rewards: Time to Dust Off Your Program
Easy Ways to Recognize Employees
Rising House Prices Affect Employee Relocation Costs
How to Think Like a Project Worker
Hiring the Right CEO Means Carefully Assessing EQ
Providing Negative Employee References: Is it Slander?
Dismissed Man Acted in Public Interest, Arbitrator Rules
Ferry Company Defends Racial Discrimination Allegation
From Succession Plan to "Concession" Plan: How to Fill Skills Gaps
How to Be an Effective Working Supervisor
How to Include Disability Management In Your Strategic Plans
HR Effectiveness Not Measured Properly: Consultants
Performance Reviews Boost Company Effectiveness
Employers Won't Absorb Rising Health Costs
Pension Fund Returns Rally: Bank Study
Pooled Pension Fund Quarterly Returns Stagnate
Health and Wellness Programs Are Popular Retention Tool
EI Over-contributions Kill Jobs: Industry Group
Union Wants End to Government Executive Bonuses
Public Sector Pension Loses Nearly $1 Billion
Canada's Workplace Safety Record Is Poor: Study
Wellness Programs Boost Productivity and Save Money
Individual Efforts Help Achieve Work-Life Balance
Women Are More Crunched for Time
Many Firms Don't Have Disaster Recovery Plan
Best Employers Award Launched for Older Canadians
Repetitive Strain Injury Affects 1 in 10
Back Pain Causes Employees to Miss Work
Computer Use Causes Dangerous Eye Strain
Most Canadians Use Computers at Work Daily
Workers Feel too Guilty to Take a Vacation
Canadians Are Suffering Vacation Deprivation
Canadians Are Jobhunt-Ready if Laid Off
Guidelines Help Employers Meet Privacy Rules
Tool Launched to Identify What's Needed to Innovate
Skills Have Little Impact on Wages: Professors
Young People Are More Focused on Careers
Many Nurses Could Retire Soon: National Report
B.C.: Initiatives Aimed at Preventing Workplace Violence
N.B.: Minimum Wage to Rise on Jan. 1
B.C.: WCB Rates Expected to Be Stable
Alberta: Employer Off the Hook for Personnel Files
Ontario: College Launches HR Post-Diploma Program
B.C.: Retailers Join Recruiting Web Site
Multiple Incentive and Reward Programs Are Costly

2003 August

All's Not Fair in Labour and War
Angela Hildyard, Vice President, HR, University of Toronto
Executives for Hire: Are You in the Market?
Defending an Employee Legal Action: What to Do if it Goes to Trial
Where Has All The Talent Gone?
Navigating the Quagmire of Humour and Political Correctness
Working Less Than a Year Warrants One Week's Notice
10 Months' Work Nets 6 Months' Notice
Job Specialization Affects Notice Period
Unions Must Have Access to Employee Information, Labour Board Rules
Employee Violated Internet Policy
Car Dealership Discriminates Against Salesperson
Selecting the Best Managers in any Industry
Handle Terminations Decisively and Humanely
How to Conduct Effective Exit Interviews
The Judy Project: An Inspiring Week for Women Leaders
Employers Should Closely Examine Employee Benefits: Consultants
Too Much Work is Top Cause of Workplace Stress
Training Budgets Are Too Small: Conference Board
Small Businesses Expect Hiring Slowdown in Next 12 Months
Groups Applaud Bill to Make Firms Responsible for Workplace Safety
Penalties Lowered for Submitting Late Payroll Deductions
Pension Contributions Strain Firms: Bank of Canada
Top Firms Have $16.6 Billion Pension Shortfall
Key DB Plan Loses 2% of Funding Level
Family-Friendly Policies Are Rare: National Study
Government Makes Changes to EI "Small Weeks"
Employees Who Mistrust Are More Likely to Under-Perform
Canadians' Job Confidence Wanes: Survey
Pay Equity Claim Can Go to a Human Rights Tribunal
Air Circulation is Key to Work Environment for Federal Employees
More Women Leave Paid Employment to Become Entrepreneurs
Canadian Director Pay Rises 29% in Two Years
Clear Vision Is Needed by CEOs, Executives Say
Women's Retirement Hurt by Tax Laws: Professor
Record Number of Bachelor's and Master's Degrees Awarded
Cost of Living Higher for Transferees Outside of Canada
Screening Job Candidates Used to Prevent Economic Crime
Revenues Change for Employment Services Firms
Ethics Policies Should Apply to Suppliers, Too: Conference Board
Alberta: No Complete Review of Labour Relations Code
Yukon: Union Objects to Employer Investigation of Internet Abuse
Manitoba: Task Force Wants Total Workplace Smoking Ban
Ontario: Health Clinics Call for Universal Workplace Smoking Ban
Alberta: 1 Million Injury-Free Hours Worked
Ontario: Charter Challenge Filed Over Agricultural Workers
N.S.: Key Pension Plans Lose $569 Million in Investments
Ontario: Job Discrimination Still Top Human Rights Complaint
B.C.: Firefighters Want Automatic Benefits for Contracting Cancer

2003 July

Unplug Yourself During Your Holiday
Jay-Ann Fordy, Former Director of Human Resources, BC Biomedical Laboratories Ltd.
The Elder-Friendly Workplace Is the Answer to Labour Shortages
The Older Worker Paradox
Employers May Need to Rethink Employee Retirements
Defending an Employee Legal Action: What to Do Before a Trial
Stock Options Are Becoming a More Expensive Compensation Option
How Long Can Dismissed Employees Exercise Stock Options?
Executive Sues Over Stock Options
Alcoholism Not Linked to Employee Bad Behaviour
Management Rights Are Reaffirmed
Manager Ordered to Pay $89,500 for Sexual Harassment
Managing Technological Change in Today's World
Train Your Employees to Excel at Customer Service
The Four R's of Leadership
Employee Benefits Account for One-Third of Labour Costs
Psychological Conditions Leading Cause of Workplace Disabilities
Canadian Hiring Outlook Is the Best Worldwide
Female Executives Value Work-Life Balance
Feds Must Protect Private Pensions, Labour Says
DB Pensions Could Take Years to Be Fully Funded
Job Creation Lags Behind Population Increase
Employees More Engaged Than Some May Think
Work-Life Balance Is Key to Career Success
Older Jobhunters Take Longer to Find Work
Strike Breaker Bill Gets Labour Support
Proportion of Women Working Is Rising
Emergency Planning Needed to Cope With Workplace Crises
Small Business Boosts Investment in Employee Training
Drug Regulations Affect Cost of Employee Prescriptions
More Governments Are Outsourcing HR Functions
Campaign Focuses on Employee Mental Health
Executives Seek Job Stability in Uncertain Economy
Employers Should Help Employees Deal With Eldercare
Workers' Compensation Boards Want Secured Creditor Status
Workplace Literacy Programs Boost Productivity
Delegation Is Popular for Busy Executives
Federal Job Re-classification Must Continue: Auditor General
Employees Naturally Resist Organizational Change
Employees Want Medicare to Foot More Health Care Costs
CPP Is Financially Sound, Government Says
Canada Violates Trade Union Rights: International Report
Executives Are Accountable for Employee Ethics
Employees Seek EAP Counselling for Marital Issues
Proportion of Women in Investing Stagnates
Employer Wins Right to Identify Employee Information Thief
Web Site Links Financial Professionals and Employers
Appointment: Perigree Investment Counsel
Ontario: Province to Ban Mandatory Retirement
Ontario: Pay Equity Deal to Cost $414 Million
Ontario: Province to Compensate Workers Affected by SARS
Alberta: Relief for Workers Affected by BSE
B.C.: Bill to Ease Restrictions on Child Workers
Saskatchewan: Public Service to Get New Anti-harassment Policy
B.C.: Public Service Staffing Appeals Process to Be Streamlined
N.W.T.: Territory Reviews Workers' Compensation Act
B.C.: WCB Survivor Benefits to Be Expanded
Alberta: Workplace Injury Rate Achieves Record Low
Ontario: Labour Arbitrator Appointments Condemned
Ontario: Tories Vow to Make Unions Accountable to Members
B.C.: Agricultural Workers Exempt From Some Employment Standards
New Brunswick: Nurses Can Choose Phased Retirement
Maritimes: University Graduates' Incomes Are Rising

2003 June

Goodbye Gutenberg, Hello Cyberspace
Walter Fioravanti, VP HR, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.
How Can You Pay for Performance in Bad Times?
Pay for Performance Do's and Dont's
Employee Ambassadors: Using Testimonials in Recruiting Ads
The Learning Revolution: Are You Committed?
Honesty Should Be Employees' Best Policy
Trucker Earned More Than Minimum Wage
Employee Violated Last Chance Agreement
Disability Discrimination Complaint Was Dismissed
Avoid Costly Hiring Mistakes: Be Diligent
Help Your Employees Avoid Workplace Falls
Retain Skilled Professionals: Offer them a Challenge
Do You Have a Policy to Handle Workplace Emergencies?
Improve Your Listening Skills
Police Program Trains Officers to Be Leaders
Compensation Committees' Make-up Is Flawed
Internet Jobhunting Successful But Not Dominant
1 in 5 Canadians Fears Losing Their Job
Middle Managers Are Key to Leading Change
Employee Stock Options Were Popular
Personal Surfing at Work Increases
Number of Dads on Parental Leave Quadruples
Women Face More Stress in Work-Life Balance
CPP Benefits Too Generous to Early Retirees: Report
High Tech Layoffs Hit Canada Hardest
ADR Used More in Human Rights Complaints
Small Businesses to Increase Full-time Staff
Federal Labour Relations Will "Sour": Union
Most Biotech Workers Are Happy
Attitudes Mixed Towards Government Employees
Free Retention Guide for Employers
Creating a "25-Hour Day" With Better Time Management
How to Speak Publicly With Confidence
IPM's Associations' Honour Roll for 2003
2002-2003 Chapter of the Year Award
2002-2003 Members of the Year Award

2003 May

Peeking Behind the Official Unemployment Numbers
Rose Patten, VP HR, BMO Financial Group
How Far Should Your EAP Go?
What Are You Doing About Labour Shortages?
Changes Affect Your Staff's Ability to Travel to U.S.
Being Socially Responsible is Good Business
Man Gets 7 Months' Notice for Working 3 Weeks
Fired Man Refuses to Settle With Employer
Woman's Hours Were Reduced After Sick Leave
Airline Discriminates Against Ethnic Candidate
Hiring Hourly Employees Based on Competencies
The ABC's of ADR: Alternative Dispute Resolution
How to Integrate Employees into New Cultures
Yukon Public Service Deals with Employee Internet Use
Tips for Choosing Your Next Professional Speaker
Six Ways to Help Others with Career Advice
Is Your Business Facing a "Grey Time Bomb"
Workplace News
Give Non-cash Rewards to Show Appreciation
Join Us for Half-Day Spring Workshops
Maximizing Your Human Resources

2003 April

Is Your Pension Plan Working for You?
Is Your Investment Manager Performing?
How to Choose an HRIS
Will Higher RRSP Limits Affect Your Group Pension Plans?
DaimlerChrysler Canada Drives Home Employee Wellness
Does Self-Employment Mitigate Damages?
Violent Outbursts Justified Dismissal: Arbitrator
Vacation Policy Violated Collective Agreement
Driver Was an Employee: Referee
Truck Driver Discriminated Against for Lung Problems
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
How to Cope with a Confrontational Team Member
Join Us for Half-Day Spring Workshops
Negotiation Training Is Available Online
Public and Private Sector Appointments
How Employers Can Hire More Native People
Succession Streaming Allows Leadership Changes
Permanent Resident Changes May Affect Your Staff
Use Your Intuition When Making Management Decisions
How to Supervise Workers Older Than You
What's Wrong with the Word "Secretary?"
Angelo Pesce, VP HR, Baycrest Centre

2003 March

Do Innovative HR Practices Boost Productivity?
Do Middle Managers Balance Work and Home?
Networking Do's and Don'ts
Bar Apparently Lowered on Mental Distress Damages
Arbitrators Uphold Dismissals for Excessive Absenteeism
Driver Fired for Alleged Alcohol Abuse
Foreign-Trained Doctors Discriminated Against
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Bring Your Work to Life
Join Us for Half-Day Spring Workshops
Reserve the Future by Putting Military Skills to Work
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Prescription for the Dreaded Burnout Bug
Don't Neglect Your Presentation Skills
Are You Contributing to Older Workers' Memory Loss?
How to Transform Good Leaders into Great Leaders
How Do You Stack Up as a Coach?
Will Computers Replace Call Centre Workers?
Alison Lennard-Wharton, VP HR, Regal Greetings

2003 February

Outsourcing Administrative Functions: Getting ROI
Employers Try to Accommodate the Disabled
Merit Pay: Will Your Union Object?
Hiring on Competencies Can Change Corporate Culture
Ex-employees Stole Former Employer's Clients
Man with Artificial Leg Refused Unsafe Work Conditions
Woman Abandoned Grievance by Failing to Show for Hearing
Last Chance Agreements Unclear About Disabled Employees
Union Didn't Discriminate Against Man with MS
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Reduce Your Workload: Consider Saying "No"
Leading Teams
Singing Telegrams, Other Creative Jobhunting Tactics
Career Transition Services Are In Employer's Best Interest
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Is Your Employee Relocation Policy Ineffective?
Job Searchers: Email Post-Interview Thank-You Notes
Why Highly Effective Workers Must Make Decisions
Making Labour Relationships Successful in Any Workplace
Business Etiquette: Greetings and Introductions
Where Have All the HR Leaders Gone?
Letters to the Editor
Dan Bruinooge, VP HR, Calgary Co-op

2003 January

Best Practices for Developing Great Leaders
Doctors Pressure Employers to Ban Workplace Smoking
Investors Can Have Their "Sway" in HR Policy Reform
Protecting Your Employees When Travelling Overseas on Business
Interview Blunders to Make Recruiters Cringe
Dishonesty Not Always Grounds for Dismissal
Employers Must Be Flexible with Breastfeeding Mothers
Waitresses' Dress Code Discriminatory, Tribunal Finds
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Focusing Your Resources When Planning Projects
Wow! That's a Great Idea! and Iro kunda: Managing Without Unions
Manage Your Sanity Through Major Change
Employee Recognition Offers Return on Investment
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Using Metrics to Support Workforce Diversity
Do You Know Your Employees' Values?
Make a Better Impression in the Boardroom
Take Charge and Create Your Own Work-Life Balance
Meeting Employee Needs as an Employer of Choice
Take Our Kids to the Union Hall Day
Letters to the Editor
Mary Traversy, Vice-President, Human Resources, Canada Post

2002 December

Secrets of Project Management Success
Challenges in Project Management
Can We Measure the Quality of Work?
Are You Being Bullied at Work?
Move Away from "Chalk and Talk" Training
Notifying Pension Plan Members of Asset Transfers
Dishonesty Is Cause for Dismissal, Arbitrator Rules
Man Fired for Personality Conflict
Woman Fired for Political Reasons
Delay in Process Quashes Disability Complaint
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Improve Management's Credibility Through Communication
The E-Privacy Imperative and The Influence Edge
Season's Greetings and Thanks for Your Support!
How Conflict Prompts a "Flight or Fight" Response
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Using Metrics in the Selection Interview
Gaining Customer Commitment by Building Rapport
Make Voicemail Work Better for You
How to Communicate With Employees During M&As
What's Your Image as a People Manager?
What Will the Workplace Bring in 2003?
Letters to the Editor
John Murphy, Executive VP HR, Ontario Power Generation

2002 November

How to Resolve Workplace Conflict
Making Your Office Holiday Party Safe
Don't Slash Your Training Budget
Union Didn't Have to Negotiate Retroactive Clause
Teller Fired for Conduct with Mother's Account
Driver's Behaviour Didn't Justify Dismissal
Manager Personally Liable for Sexual Harassment: Tribunal
Employee Fired for Failing to Return to Work
Transsexual Woman Was Discriminated Against
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Public Sector Collective Bargaining: What You Should Know
Motivating Today's Employees and Team Workout
Coping with Technology Changes
Laughing Your Way to Organizational Health
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Internet Recruiting: Maximize its Potential
Concrete Options for Managing Change and Uncertainty
Handling Ethical Dilemmas During Culture Change
Don't Procrastinate—Delegate!
The 21st Century Knowledge Worker
Doesn't Anybody Speak English Anymore?
Letters to the Editor
Jim Johnston, Senior VP, Great-West Life

2002 October

What Employers Need to Know About Drug Testing
Does Just-in-Time Training Really Work?
Executive Fired for Disclosing Too Much Information
Salesperson Makes False Harassment Claims
Adjudicator Refuses to "Supervise" Reinstated Employee
Woman Failed Standards of her Job Performance
Trucker Voluntarily Gave Up His Job
Educator Was Victimized for Filing Human Rights Complaint
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Developing Worker Trust Is Vital to Success
Total Salary Increase Budget Survey 2002-03 and The Management Skill-Builder Activity Pack
IPM Associations' Spotlight on Volunteers
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Finding the Skills Employees Need For Innovation
Dispelling Myths About Leadership Development
Hiring and Keeping Older Workers
How to Deal with Difficult People
Keep Talent Motivated Through Good Times and Bad
Let's Focus on Serious Employee Fraud
Letters to the Editor
Jim Sanderson, Vice President, Human Resources, Mistahia Health Region

2002 September

Are Part-Time Jobs Good or Bad?
How the HR Consulting Industry is Consolidating
What to Ask an HR Consultant
High-Tech CEO Wins Bonus After Resigning
Post-Termination Conduct Doesn't Justify Termination
Woman Left Her Job Because of Stress
Wage Deductions Must Be "Clear and Unequivocal"
Employer Charged Driver Too Much for Damage
Boards of Inquiry May Force Medical Record Disclosure
Age Was One Factor in Man Not Being Hired
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Creating an Effective Leadership Development Program
The HR Scorecard and Foundations of Human Resource Development
IPM Associations' Spotlight on Volunteers
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Be Diligent When Recruiting
Put Lifelong Learning into Action
Managers' First Impressions Affect Employee Job Ratings
How to Offer Constructive Criticism
Job Resistance: Are Your Employees Rebelling?
Pay Equity Is Getting Out of Hand
Letters to the Editor
Dave Cole, Vice-President of Human Resources, United Parcel Service Canada Ltd.

2002 August

Two Solitudes: Bilingualism in the Workplace
How a Toy Factory Worked in Portuguese
Coaching: A Must-Have Skill for Leaders
Executives' New Duties Not Constructive Dismissal
Woman Banished to the Basement Was Constructively Dismissed
Case Outside of Adjudicator's Jurisdiction
Wage Rollback Was Justified, Arbitrator Says
Three Disability Complaints Settled: Saskatchewan
Newfoundland On the Hook for Discrimination Case
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Get Training on the Cheap with Brown Bag Sessions
The Encyclopedia of Leadership and The E-Aligned Enterprise
Plan Your Online HR Services Well
A Look Behind the Scenes....
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Check Backgrounds in Case of Resume Fraud
Behavioural Profiling: Predict the Future
Motivate Teleworkers to Perform Their Best
Manage Your Boss: Make the Relationship Work
Chaos Theory: Learn to Control Yourself First
How Press Freedom Becomes a Workplace Issue
Letters to the Editor
Anna Cvecich, Vice-President, HR, Camco

2002 July

Will Immigrants Solve Canada's Labour Shortage?
Evaluate Trainers to Protect Your Investment
Maximize Your Benefits
What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?
Alphabetical Layoffs Got Woman Terminated First
Cable Subcontractor Was Not Federally Regulated
Employer Didn't Follow Four-Step Process for Termination
Woman Not Hired Faced Discrimination
Employer and Union Discriminated Based on Age
Man Discriminated Against Based on Age
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
How to Get Rid of Your Deadwood at Work
Eat that Frog! and The Complete Guide to Coaching at Work
A Clean Desk: Launch Pad for Higher Productivity
Admired Firms Have Accountable Managers
Public and Private Sector Appointments
CEOs Rank Skill Shortages as Top Concern
What Leadership Skills Are Needed Now?
How to Get a NAFTA Visa to Work in the U.S.
EQ: Get Your Emotional Intelligence Under Control
Get New Recruits Off to a Fast Start
Where There's Workplace Smoke, There's Fire
Letters to the Editor
Kate Erickson, HR Director, Coca-Cola Ltd.

2002 June

Use Succession Planning to Avoid Power Vacuum
Are Apprenticeships No Longer Attractive?
Mandatory Retirement Unconstitutional in B.C.
Employee Manuals Can't Decide Notice Periods
Expenses to Fight Lost Promotion Not Tax-Deductible
Employer Must Top Up Parental Leave Payments
Quitting in an Emotional State Doesn't Count
Firm Discriminated Based on Criminal Offence
Caregiver Was Sexually Harassed
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Saying No to Employees and Keeping Your Cool
Workplace Tools: Getting Employees Across Borders
CIBC's Winning Policies Open Doors for Disabled
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Combat Your Organization's High Turnover Rate
Evaluate Training Proposals to Get Best Value
Stress Future Successes to Build Team Morale
Reduce Absenteeism With Good Sickness Policy
Conflict Management: A Case Study
Handing Over the Reins
Letters to the Editor
Don McCreesh, Senior VP of HR, Celestica

2002 May

Use Labour Market Data for Smart Business Strategies
Design Workspaces for Maximum Productivity
Supreme Court Allows Secondary Picketing
Consequences of Breaching Company Policy
Serious Misconduct Justifies Dismissal
Employee Who Resigned Not Entitled to Severance Pay
Settlements Reached in Disability Complaints
Human Rights Commission Can't Be Sued
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Early Retirement Will Soon Be Over: Survey
The Busy Fool Meets Father Time, Sharing the Work - Sparing the Planet
Are Mandatory Employee Flu Shots Legal?
How to Make Your Job Offer Count
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Use Your Employees' Hidden Assets
How to Approach HR in a Small Company
Remove Obstacles to Learning
Encourage Your Employees to Volunteer
Want Workers With a New Attitude? Then Say So
Moving Ahead With Fresh Eyes and Ears
Bill Pallett, Sr. VP, People and Quality, Delta Hotels

2002 April

What Good Is a BA?
Strategies for Hiring Financial Professionals
Employee Non-Competition Clause Unenforceable
Employees Terminated for Setting up own Company
Toothache No Reason to Fire Driver
Driver with Fifth Accident Ordered Reinstated
Culminating Incident Justified Dismissal
Council Sides with Man in Harassment Case
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Strategic Planning: Yourself and the Organization
Disability Claims Management, On Track
The Effective Use of Role-playing in Training
Immigrant Skills Wasted by Protectionist Policies
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Interviews and Health Questions
The Skills Graduates Most Need
Basic Listening Skills: A Part of Teamwork
Use Probationary Periods Wisely
Ten Ways to Immunize Against Workplace Violence
True Leadership Requires a Heavy Dose of Integrity
Daniel Robert, VP of HR, Bourse de Montreal Inc.

2002 March

Court Did Not Reinstate Church Minister
Theft Allegations Proved False
Sleeping at Home No Cause for Driver's Firing
Radio Producer Didn't Act in Employer's Best Interest
Discrimination Against Social Assistance Worker
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Obstacles to Productivity: Supervisors
The Pension Puzzle, Powerful Employment Policies
Trainers: How Do You Project?
Coping with the Aftermath: Are You Prepared?
Public and Private Sector Appointments
The Pros and Cons of In-house Recruiting
Large Candidate Bases Don't Guarantee Quality
Every Step in Our Progress Requires Risk
How to Accommodate Breastfeeding at Work
The Dangerous Employee: Is There a Profile?
How Believable Are Your Hiring Practices?
Debbie Bennett, VP HR & Finance, The Ottawa Citizen
How Can We Encourage Employee Suggestions?

2002 February

Clashing Corporate Cultures Can Sink Mergers
How Immigrants Can Get Canadian Work Experience
Appeal Court Upholds Appropriate Notice Period
Moving Company was a Dependent Contractor
Lumber Hauler Was an Independent Contractor
Total Hearing Not Required for Assistant's Job
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Get Students to Create A Learning Portfolio
Canada's Top 100 Employers, Making Mergers Work
Breaking Confidences
Fierce Resolve: Bring Corporate Philosophy Alive
Public and Private Sector Appointments
What to Do When the VP Says, "Hire My Kid"
Basic Writing Tips for Better Communication
Supervisors: Support Employees' Choices
The Systemic Contribution to Workplace Violence
With Tons of Jobs Seekers, Is Recruiting Easier?
Sylvia Chrominska, Executive V-P HR, Scotiabank
An Attack on Freedom of Choice

2002 January

Job Stress: Have We Reached the Breaking Point?
Teams: Be Results Oriented and Motivated
Customize Icebreaker for Each Training Session
Marital Status Treatment Varies Across Canada
Hanging Up on Customer: Grounds for Dismissal
Band Manager Not Protected by Canada Labour Code
No Principalship Because of Discrimination
Longshoremen Need Good Balance: Tribunal
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Values and Policies: Teach Them to Your Recruiters
Try A Nice Compliment
Keeping Cancer out of Your Workplace
Public and Private Sector Appointments
How to Recruit Supervisors from Within
Pick the Right HR Package for Your Firm
Why Not Create Some Conflict Today?
Workplace Violence: The Myth that We're Helpless
Happy New Year: Cutting to the Bone Again
Paul Ratzlaff, VP, People Division, Wal-Mart Canada

2001 December

Is the Canadian Workplace Under Siege?
Fluffy and Rover Go to Work
Link Training to Probation
Firm Didn't Dismiss Immigrant Entrepreneur
Mitigation Applies to Public Servants, Court Rules
Job's Attendance Requirement Upheld
Life Insurance Plan Satisfied Collective Agreement
Expense Advances Not Overpayment of Wages
Owner's Advances Ruled Sex Discrimination
Risque Poster Amounted to Sexual Harassment
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
How to Dress for Success in the Workplace
Professional Reference Checking Pays for Itself
Creating the Innovation Culture, The Talent Edge
Six Tips to a Successful Meeting
Public and Private Sector Appointments
On-line Recruiting: How Best to Use It
Good Listening Skills are Worth Developing
Share Power: Enhance a Leader's Authority
Workplace Violence: A New or Old Problem?
Tread Carefully Through the Legal Minefield
Mary Halton, VP HR, Home Depot Canada
Employees Want to Know Their Value to Others

2001 November

Ethics Codes: A Part of Today's Workplace
Using Humour to Thrive at Work
Female Taxi Drivers for Women Who Work Late
Training: Tailor it to Suit Your Audience
Dismissed Workers May Claim CPP Premiums
Court Refuses to Extend Damages to Whistle Blower
Teller Abandoned Job: Complaint Dismissed
Insubordinate Trucker Justly Dismissed
Teacher's Writings Cause for Demotion: UN
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Retired Employees: Experience and Enthusiasm
How to Be Your Own Communication Coach
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Hire the Right HR Manager
Being a Newly Appointed Supervisor
Dot Com: Still a Modern-day Gold Rush?
The Workplace Will Never Be the Same
Ruth Kemp, VP HR, GlaxoSmithKline
Cutting the Recruiting Budget is Short-sighted

2001 October

HR Branding: Market as an Employer of Choice
A Manitoba Employer's Labour Board Woes
Who is Training Your Trainers?
Injury Ends Employment Relationship
"Competent" Assembly Worker Unjustly Fired
Security Guards Fired for Breach of Confidence
Unfair Performance Review Makes Unfair Dismissal
Scientists Lose Promotions Based on Race
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Supervisors or Employees: Who to Blame?
Polish Up with Business Etiquette Training
The Compelling Power of First Impressions
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Cashing in on the Canadian Forces
How to Get Your Team to Work Together
How to Successfully Sell to Clients
Late Again? How to Nip Tardiness in the Bud
Don't Cross the Line When Giving Advice
The Orientation Wars
Bob Guinta, Senior VP HR, Kruger Inc.
Employees are Your Most Valuable Asset

2001 September

What to Do When the Boss Leaves
Reward Your Employees the Right Way
Shortfalls in On-site and Online Training
No Pension for Officer Injured Off-base
Employment Contract Survives Woman's Death
New Firm Responsible for Employee Deductions
Employer Needed Permission to Recover Cellphone Costs
Date of Failed Exam Key to Determining Notice
Radio Personality Harassment Complaint Dismissed
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
How to Further Motivate Young Workers
Administer Training Records with Software
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Contract Recruiters: The Best Approach
Downsizing: Older Workers Count
Check out the Audience Before Talking the Talk
Do-it-yourself Leave of Absence
Top Quality Begins with Yourself
The Recruitment Wars: How to Survive
Georgina Wyman, Chief HR Officer, Bell Canada
Is Something Wrong in the Workplace?

2001 August

Should Employment Agencies Be Licensed?
Understanding the Generation Gap
Save Money When Transferring Employees Abroad
Supervisors: Why Train Them?
Judgement Lapse Not Worthy of Termination
Lying on Job Applications Constituted Fraud
No Employee Conduct Policy Hurts Employer
Refusing Overnight Trips not Constructive Dismissal
Emotionally Distressed Woman Compensated
Disabled Workers Win Employment Cases
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Managers: Don't Lose Track of Time
How to Say No to Teammates
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Review Your Letters of Offer Regularly
Third Party Recruiting Can be Successful
How to Create the Best Team Liaison
Just Who Do You Think You Are?
Control Your Employees' Web Use
Orientation: Jump Start That New Employee
Retaining Talent: What do They Really Want?
Sharon Hooper, VP HR, Ceridian
Unions Fail to be a Constructive Entity

2001 July

Do You Need an MBA?
Is the Workplace Being Regulated to Death?
On-Line Learning Presents Unique Challenges
Association Didn't Conspire to Turf President
Estate Denied Disability Claims
What Constitutes "Authorized" Overtime?
Employer Couldn't Prove "Culminating Incident"
Political Creed Doesn't Equal Religious Beliefs
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
How to Avoid Losing Overachievers
The Golden Key, Secrets of Face-to-Face Communication
Post-Secondary Institutions Expand HR Programs
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Always Take Employee Threats Seriously
Recruiting and the Accountability Process
Business: Tell Educators the Skills Workers Need
Bickering Among Colleagues: What to Do
Teach Staff to Provide Great Customer Service
Conduct a Useful Performance Review
Workplace Wars: Will Your Managers Survive?
David Snell, Electronics Manufacturing Group Inc.
Training Subordinates a Great Idea

2001 June

Who Owns Your Work?
Is Email Driving Us Crazy?
On-line Learning: Before You Say, "I Do"
Non-Competition Agreements Tough to Enforce
Health Worker's Performance Review Unfair
Absence Didn't Constitute Resignation
Commission to Pay Employer's Legal Fees
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Stress: Don't Ignore It, Deal With It
The Membership Organization, Chairing a Meeting with Confidence
Automate the Scheduling Process with Software
Public and Private Sector Appointments
Use a Variety of Decision-Making Methods
Business Transformations: Keep Staff Informed
How to Achieve Team-Based Management
Work/Life Harmony: It Makes Workers Commit
Making Your Workplace Allergy-Free
Employment Security: Become an "Intrapreneur"
Workplace Wars: Will You Survive Them?
Tim Bancroft, General Manager HR, Shell Canada Ltd.
On Employee Documentation

2001 May

Are Unions Out of Touch?
What to Look for in Good Salespeople
On-line Training: Does it Fit Your Firm's Needs?
Employees Can Be Found Liable for Actionst
Airline Lawyer Was Not a Manager
Woman's Function Was Not Discontinued
Salesperson Awarded $57,000
Nursing Home Discriminated Against Women
Mall Settles Sexual Harassment Claims
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Which Salesperson Would You Hire?
Executive Thinking, It's Your Move
Screen and Interview Applicants On-line
Public and Private Sector Appointments
How to Improve Relations with Your Staff
Avoid the Pitfalls of the Traditional Interview
EAP Programs: Encourage Their Use
Conflict Management: Key to Workplace Change
Why Do Employees Leave Voluntarily?
The Language of Business is Numbers
Want to Move Up? Train Your Subordinates
Tricia Dower, Senior VP, HR, ING Canada
Deal with Your Stress Level in the Workplace

2001 April

Employers: Use Co-ops and Internships
Recruiting Recruiters: Supplying a Big Demand
IT Schools Defend the Quality of Graduates
Evaluate Training and Prepare for Future Needs
Contractor Resigned from Construction Project
Man's Negative Attitude Causes Early Termination
Videotape Allowed to Stand in Dismissal Case
Notice Won for Warning Colleague of Job Loss
Bus Driver not Suspended for Neck Injury
Truck Driver Constructively Dismissed
Band Council Turfs Employee
Woman Sexually Harassed as Worker and Tenant
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Checklists: Achieve Quality Improvement
The Nature of Leadership, Statutory Holidays
Set the Rules for Your HR Management System
Public and Private Sector Appointments
How to Recover from that Lost Promotion
HR Employees: Project a Positive Image
Use Hindsight to Avoid Project Failures
How to Deal with Chronic Critics
Spying on Employees: Is it Fair?
Maintain a Union-free Workplace
Dirk Schlimm, VP, HR, Husky Injection Molding
How Not To Review Your Boss

2001 March

Twenty Steps to a Super Careers Web Page
Are Private Universities Better?
Intellectual Property Lawyers: Know Technology
Canning Classroom Critics
"Temporary Layoff" Was Constructive Dismissal
Company Didn't Follow Own Termination Procedure
A Contract Is Still A Contract, Referee Holds
Wage Deductions Require Written Permission
Breach Of Contract Separate From Wage Deduction
Owner Sexually Harassed Teenaged Employees
Supermarket Manager Sexually Harassed Cashiers
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Rate Your Management Skills as a Leader
How to Hire & Develop Your Next Top Performer, Creating Champions
Employment Database Targets Needs Of Youth
Workplace Effectiveness: Develop a Strategic Plan
Think Before You Buy Out Older Employees
How to Sell a Job to the Applicant You Want
Simple And Cost Effective Motivation: Praise
Strategies for Successful In-house Career Fairs
What You Can and Can't Ask on Job Applications
Evaluate Competency-based Measurement Systems
Is MBO Dead or is it Just Resting?
Debbie Toole, VP, HR, Group Telecom
Job Placement and Foreign Education

2001 February

A Reality Check for Internet Recruiting
New Ontario Labour Rules, Employment Standards
Nurses Find the U.S. a Healthier Job Market
Effective Training Programs: Make Them Happen
Refusing Travel Not Grounds for Dismissal
Unfounded Dismissal Caused Traumatic Stress
Regular and Overtime Hours: Distinguish Them
Supervisor Never Reprimanded Employee
Sale Of Business Didn't Occur
Soldier Discriminated Against for Filing Complaint
Pregnant Woman Awarded $44,500 For Wrongful Dismissal
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
How to Measure and Evaluate Teams
The EQ Edge, Motivating Today's Work Force
Measure Leadership, Social Style, and Competency
Use Fax Machines to Recruit Students
Get Over That Embarrassing Moment at Work
How to Hire the Right Early Stage CEO
Criticism: Its Proper Use in the Workplace
Road Rage: Is it Driving You?
Get Your Employees to Hang on to Stocks
Psychological Principles of Managing People
Another Recession? Here We Go Again
Scott Blakey, Manager, Human Resources, TTC
Income Tax Fairness?

2001 January

Human Resources at the Executive Table
Can You Measure the Performance of HR?
Technical Writers: Living, Breathing Oxymorons
Why Johnny Doesn't Want to Learn
Proving Cause for Termination Getting Harder
Wage Deductions Must be in Writing
Dentist Sexually Harassed Assistant, Board Finds
Woman's Termination Violated Her Rights
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
How to Re-engineer Processes
Health Compliance Toolkit, Hiring the Best
Outsource to a Relocation Firm for Transferees
Every Firm Needs A Complaint System
Beat that Fear of Public Presentations
Recruiting is Half the Battle: Retain Employees Too
Fix Poor Communication and Lack of Direction
Outplacement is Out: Make Room for Retention
Tap Your Employees to Land More Hires
New Supervisors Can be a Threat to Employees
Stop Wasting Time and Money on Poor Training
Stephen Gould, VP, HR, Amex Canada Inc.
Fire Workers Who Assault; Worry Later

2000 December

Can We Afford Early Retirement?
The Whole Story on Constructive Dismissals
Marketing Managers: Ticket to Opportunity
Plan and Evaluate Training Strategically
Is Notice Needed for Consecutive Term Contracts?
No Written Authorization for Deduction
Deduction of Benefits not Allowed Unless Signed For
Sexual Harassment Policy Valid: Adjudicator
Railway's Policy Violated Human Rights
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Boss Communication: It is Possible
The Minute Taker's Handbook, PeopleSmart
How to Assess Human Performance Potential
Prepare and Conduct Surveys Before Change
Poor Performances Will Affect Pay Increases
Employment Counselling in the Age of Information
Hospitalized Workers: The Best Approach
Reap the Benefits of Former Political Employees
Want Success? Take Charge of Your Career
How to Become a Learning Organization
Maintaining Vigilance in the Trenches
David Crisp, Senior VP, HR, Hudson's Bay Company
Response to Immigrant Credential Survey

2000 November

Answering the Call in a Tight Market
Supporting Reservists Makes HR Sense: Military
Executive Assistants: A Constant Juggling Act
Handouts: Are They Headaches or Helpers?
Consistent Substandard Work Cause for Dismissal
Charity Claimed Man Breached Terms of Employment
Driver Terminated too Hastily after Accident
Complainant Alleged He Was Dismissed Without Just Cause
Employee Who Hit Summer Student Gets Suspension
Pregnancy Discrimination Claims Change Policies
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
A Blast from the Past: Teleworking in the 1970s
Turning Team Performance Inside Out, The First Step
Workplace Tools: How to Assess Human Performance Potential
Workplace Effectiveness: Develop a Strategic Plan
Become More Aware of Body Language
Is it Time to Rent Management?
Choose Different Performance Review Methods
Combine Motivational Speaking and Training
Create Newsletters Employees Want to Read
Middle Management: Do We Still Need It?
Key Job Relationships: Made Any Lately?
Karen Glover, Partner, Ernst & Young
There are Reasons for Employees' Behaviours

2000 October

Who Wants to Be a Stock Option Millionaire?
Hiring, Firing and Keeping: Trends in Workplaces
Software Engineers: Get Them While You Can
Barriers to Training: Your Room Says it All
Courts Won't Tolerate Abusive Bosses
Implied Term of Credit for Past Service Stands
Failure to Meet Work Standards Brings Dismissal
Complainant Misconducted Himself on Purpose
Employer has Higher Burden of Proof to Discharge for Dishonesty
Physical Discrimination Claim Filed Too Late
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Gossip: There are Rules of Conduct
Best Practices, Work Rage
Workplace Tools: Use Software To Avoid Poor Hiring Decisions
Every Firm Needs a Complaint System
Join the Team and Have Some Fun
Make Use of Your Resumes on File
Flexible Hours Could be the Answer
Legitimate Recruiters Should Watch for Scams
Be Thorough, Not Fancy, with 360-Degree Feedback
Technology Transforms Workplace Behaviour
Is Everyone Dancing to the Same Tune?
Les Dakens, HR VP, H.J. Heinz Co, North America
Employment standards

2000 September

On the Hook for Employee Misdeeds
Teams: How to Avoid Failure
Downsizing Done in Good Faith, Court Finds
Man in Sales Sought Damages for Wrongful Dismissal
Deckhand Sues for Wrongful Dismissal
Driver Should Have Asked for Help on Ice
Driver applied for pay in lieu of two weeks' notice
Withholding of Wages Argued by Employee
College Lecturer Not Discriminated Against
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
A Different Report Card: Team Self-Assessment
Flying by the Seat of Your... Plans, Work it Out
Workplace Tools: Measure Leadership, Social Style, and Competency
Use Fax Machines to Recruit Students
Avoid Staff Bypassing the Chain of Authority
Psychometric Tests for Personnel Selection
How to Get Your Team Back in Gear
Easy Ways to Get Low-cost Employee Training
Managing Merger Mania: HR's Role
Motivating Employees to Take Training
You're Not Going to Get There on Your Own
Hubert Saint-Onge, Clarica Life
Wasted Training and Student Work Hours

2000 August

Would Working Less Reduce Unemployment?
Deal with Tragedy and Grief in the Workplace
Language Training Helps with Other Training
How to Refocus Recruitment Strategies
Personal Allegations Made Employee a "Leper"
Employer Ordered to Pay Fired Principal
Trucking Company Should Have Issued Warnings
Formal Complaint Must be Filed for Reprisal
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Employees Need a Process to Voice Concerns
Winning at Work, Escape from Cluelessness
Software Manages Attendance Issues
Temporary Workers and Forming Unions
Reap the Benefits of Employee Referral Programs
Direct Mail: A Great Productivity Tool
The Benefits of Third Party Recruiting
Progress Reviews: What's the Point?
Fifteen Steps to Solving Workplace Problems
Progressive Discipline Policies: They Work
Stop Wasting Valuable Company Resources
Janice Thomson, Senior VP, HR, Alliance Atlantis Communications.
The Virtual Office: It Works

2000 July

Are Substance Abusers Disabled?
Workers Opt to Shift Out of the Fast Lane
Fix the System, Coach the People
Collective Agreement Takes Precedence over Civil Suit
Staff Reorganization Leads to Dismissal Without Cause
Native Band Council Denies Hiring Employees
Driver Given Enough Warning, Adjudicator Finds
Woman Fired for Perceived Criminal Record
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Accept Your New Promotion Gracefully
Vacations with Pay, Practical Time Management
Workplace Tools: Firms: Configure Evaluation Tool to Suit Needs
Deal Successfully with Coworkers' Personalities
How to Sell Your Ideas to Reluctant Supervisors
Direct Mail: A Great Productivity Tool
Get Your Team Working to the Best of Its Ability
Different Cultures: Crocodiles and Dinosaurs
Even Instructors Need to Go Back to School
Make Those Performance Reviews Count
Have You Been Promoted Sideways Lately?
Grace Palombo, VP HR, Union Gas Ltd.
Deal with Your Stress Level in the Workplace

2000 June

You're Never Too Small for HR
Training: How to Get the Most for Your Dollar
Identify Incentives to Keep Qualified Workers
Charity was Right to Fire Sexually Harassing Employee
Construction Accident Never Happened, Court Finds
Signed Letter Authorized Employer to Deduct Wages
Unauthorized Deductions Illegal, Referee Finds
Company Claimed Three Years Later it Wasn't the Employer
Pilots Compensated for Age Discrimination
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Inspire Loyalty from Your New Staff
More Games Teams Play, Canadian Legal Guide for Small Business
Workplace Tools: HR Administrative Tasks Handled by Software
Bring Problem Solving Down a Level
New on the Job? Accept that Helping Hand
Faxing and Recruiting: A Good Combination
How to Handle Workplace Negotiations
Empowered Employees Are Less Stressed
Is it Worth it to Build an HR Intranet?
Supervisors: How to Handle Workers' Emotions
Will You Retire Early or Work Until You Drop?
HR the "Dofasco Way", Brian Mullen, Director HR
Web Site Sick Time Survey Feedback

2000 May

Do Women Still Face Barriers to Being Executives?
Why Execu-Temps Contract Themselves Out
How to Handle the Stress of Overtime
Company No-smoking Rule Discriminates Against Disabled
Class Actions Gain Ground in Wrongful Dismissal
School Unfounded to Cut Teacher's Hours
Teacher Not Entitled to Vacation Pay
Chronic Absenteeism Justifies Terminating Clerk
Affirmative Action Policy Justifies Hiring Women and Black Men, Court Finds
Financial Hardship, Not Pregnancy, Prompted Reduced Hours
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
How to Handle Ethical Dilemmas
The Manager's Pocket Guide to Creativity, Pay People Right!
Workplace Tools: Do It Yourself Reporting Software
How to Make Yourself Indispensable
Friction Can Affect Your Whole Workforce
Tips for Recruiters and Applicants
Make that Telephone Work for You
How Do Your Current Employees Measure Up?
How Lists Can Make You More Productive
How to Be a Great New Supervisor
Technology: Are We Really More Productive?
VP HR Margaret Dacey of Cognos
Y2K: Billions of Dollars and Hours Wasted

2000 April

Statistically Speaking: HR Data Can Point the Way
Effective Ads: It's Not the Volume That Counts
Achieve The Successful Transfer of Training
How to Reconcile Subcultures within Your Organization
Project Yourself
Fired Manager Didn't Fit in With New Corporate Standards
Supervisor Let Go Seven Months Away from Retirement
Reduction of Duties Doesn't Mean Constructive Dismissal
Complaints Must Be Received Within 90 Days
Complaint Still Active Since Employee Never Withdrew It
Employer Admits it Didn't Have Just Cause
Teenage Business Owner Liable for Sexual Discrimination
Long Delay No Reason to Quash Sexual Harassment Complaint
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Join the Conflict Prevention Business
Keeping Customers Happy, The Portable Mentor
Workplace Tools: Focus on Hiring for Business Needs with Software
Avoid Unions: Positive Employee Relations
Negativism in the Workplace: Get Rid of It
Voicemail Can Simplify the Recruiting Process
Methods to Combat Internal Team Problems
Planning: Inexpensive, Compared to No Planning
Becoming a Workplace Culture Vulture
Leadership Qualities for High-Performance Employees
Virtual Office: The Future is Here
Steven Jones, VP Corporate Relations, Siemens Canada
Greedy Software Industry Went Too Far
What about stereotyping?

2000 March

Pay Equity: Pressure is Still on Employers
Workplace Privacy: A Hot Issue for Most Workers
Communication Breakdown: How to Avoid It
Certain Behaviours Sabotage Teamwork
Worker's Deteriorating Hearing Caused by Work
Theft Accusations Enough to Cause Stress, Court Finds
Worker Didn't Get Enough Behaviour Warnings
Mechanics Supervisor Missed Truck Defect
Damage Deduction Agreements Must Be Specific
Phone Work Stressful for Hearing-impaired Worker
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Day and Night Shifts: Make Productivity Equal
Re-Thinking HR Management, Quality Standards for Evaluating...Training
Workplace Tools: Use Software Tool as an Office Assistant
Get Insight Into Customer's Needs with Partnering
Tips for Great Team Presentations
Firms Give Vacation Time for Good Reasons
Combine Teamwork with Good Leadership Skills
Lead on and Success Will Follow
Be Prepared for Workplace Trauma
Every Manager is a Human Resources Manager
Christian Proulx, VP HR, BioChem Pharma Inc.
Employees Resist Disrespect, Not Their Jobs

2000 February

Conduct Selection Interviews Like a Pro
Workplace Privacy: Who Owns Your Workspace?
Workplace Rules: Do They Discourage Productivity?
Man Retired Early, Planned to Work Part-time
Company's Behaviour was "Clumsy and Inconsiderate"
School Took Too Long to Pay Dismissed Principal
Driver Fired with Cause for Causing Truck Damage
Transsexual Discriminated Against Based on Sex
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Respect and Appreciate Part-time Coworkers
The Manager's Pocket Guide, The HR Book
Workplace Tools: Screen and Interview Applicants On-line
How to Survive Doing More with Less
Motivate to Create an Outstanding Team
Build A Resume Short-Listing Tool
Communicate Goals Successfully to Your Team
Apply Sports Teamwork to the Workplace
Evaluate Your Own Training Programs
How to Manage Differences Effectively
Y2K: Was It Good For You Too?
Manulife's Senior VP HR Georgina Wyman
Brain Drain: It's Not Just Individuals

2000 January

What Do Employees Really Want?
Supervisors: How to Conduct On-the-Job Training
Ten Good Managerial Traits for the Millennium
Open Door Policy: Time Waster Or Miracle-Worker?
Rough Environment No Excuse for Harassment
Actual Earnings Irrelevant to Constructive Dismissal
Pay Deduction to Cover Fine Was Lawful
Firm Can't Claim Three Years Later That it's not Employer
Damages Minimal in Sexual Harassment Case
Waitress Discriminated Against Based on Marital Status
Workplace News
Canadian Workplace Journal
Self-directed Work Teams: What to Expect
The Recruitment Workbook and Disk, Maximum Effect
Workplace Tools: Outsource the Employee Screening Process
Make Client's Number One
The Economics on Ergonomics
Use Bonuses Carefully When Attracting Applicants
Get The Most From Your Co-Op Students
Avoid a Toll On Downsizing Survivors
Don't Let Your ADR Program Fester in the Dark
Understand Madness And Management
Reassign or Demote Employees Without Fear
Corel Corporation's Director, HR, Lynn Nicholson
Workplace of the Future: Thanks for Warning


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