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Labour News
Jul 31, 2015
More than 6,000 nurses affected by deal

Jul 30, 2015
Union releases damning report on economic performance

Jul 30, 2015
Lack of co-operation with Canada Revenue Agency could be costly

Jul 29, 2015
Wildfire calls on the rise, leads to unsafe work environment

Jul 29, 2015
Says staffing 39 per cent below what's required in Toronto

Jul 28, 2015
Union represents 55,000 education workers in Ontario

Jul 27, 2015
Deals include improvements to wages, benefits
Global Labour News
Jul 30, 2015
Agreement includes improvements to wages, incentives

Jul 28, 2015
Deal includes wage increase, bonus

Jul 27, 2015
Violent outbursts last month prompt changes

Jul 22, 2015
Labour board endorses $15 per hour rate

Jul 22, 2015
Job growth, shrinking workforce point to improving job market

Jul 15, 2015
Union says plans would make legal strikes 'close to impossible'
Current Issue
CURRENT ISSUE: Jul 27, 2015
USW, Crown Holdings end 22-month-long labour dispute in July

Return to work took too long: Union

Overtime provision does not equal shift premium, arbitrator says

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JUNE 2015
Lyndsay Wasser, co-chair of the privacy group at McMillan LLP, sat down with Canadian HR Reporter to discuss pitfalls and benefits of using social media to conduct background checks during the recruitment process. Liz Foster reports

At Your Fingertips: How Workplace Laws Impact Biometrics

Find the right balance between the business and legal advantages of using biometrics in the workplace with employee privacy and human rights concerns
Date: Aug 19, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Social Media: An organization’s best friend and worst enemy

Social media can’t be ignored but it can have a positive role for employers if approached effectively
Date: Sep 16, 2015
Time: 12 - 1 pm ET
Cost: 69.00

Mitigation: How to Keep the Damage to a Minimum

When facing a demand for dismissal damages, it’s important to be familiar with a dismissed employee’s duty to limit those damages

Canadian Labour Reporter Special Report: Out of the Mist: Understanding Canadian Labour Relations Strategy

This unique book covers the theory and foundation concepts of labour relations strategy. Labour relations strategy is all about developing an effective organizational culture and the employee relations climate to achieve the overall business objectives. The authors explore various themes by borrowing from several disciplines and applying relevant concepts to the labour relations context. The book takes a collaborative view of the subject in spite of the adversarial nature of traditional labour relations. The authors have structured the book around the Buddhist parable of searching for the Ox to make it more interesting and to help describe strategic thought as a journey. The book is written for anyone who is in, or aspires to be in, a strategic role with responsibilities for the management of people (especially in a unionized environment or one that could potentially become unionized). This includes senior executives, HR practitioners, labour relations specialists and people in general management roles. The book seeks to inspire them to think strategically about the practice of labour relations and to ensure they have a labour relations strategy that creates and sustains competitive advantage for their organization and creates shared value for multiple stakeholders.

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