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Police say 43 ‘modern day slaves’ from Mexico forced to clean Ontario resorts

Forced to live in 'squalid conditions,' pay alleged traffickers large sums of money BARRIE, Ont. (CP) — Police say they have freed 43 "modern day slaves'' from Mexico who were allegedly forced to work as cleaners at a hotel and vacation properties in central and eastern Ontario. Officers with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and [...]

By | 2019-02-15T14:16:27+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ontario emergency room chief who hired no women for 16 years resigns amid discrimination probe

A once-celebrated emergency department chief has resigned his position, five weeks after a Globe investigation revealed allegations from more than 20 doctors relating to gender discrimination and questionable billing practices. Marko Duic didn’t hire a single female physician for 16 years, first as chief of St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto and subsequently as chief of Southlake [...]

By | 2019-02-01T19:00:56+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Supreme Court of Canada will hear Nova Scotia case of constructive dismissal

Chemist Dave Matthews was awarded $1M, but amount was overturned on appeal ‘The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear the case of a fisheries scientist who argued he was a victim of constructive dismissal by his former employer, Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd. Chemist Dave Matthews resigned from the fish oil company in 2011 [...]

By | 2019-02-01T19:00:43+00:00 February 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘It was hell’: Woman’s co-worker accused of repeatedly tainting water bottle with Lysol

Toronto police have charged a 28-year-old woman for allegedly tainting a co-worker's water bottle with a noxious substance at a downtown department store. Matsa Beliashvili said she likes to drink water from a glass canteen while working at the Hudson's Bay on Yonge Street. The 33-year-old is a business manager at the Estée Lauder counter inside the store. In [...]

By | 2019-01-30T20:25:00+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

With 4 generations in the workplace, employers expected to juggle vastly different expectations

Wide age range poses challenge for managers tasked with bridging the gap For the first time in contemporary history, there are four generations in the workforce — baby boomers, Generation X, millennials and the first of generation Z — human resources experts say. With employees ranging in age from their late teens to their 70s, businesses must tailor [...]

By | 2019-01-30T20:24:55+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Overpaid workers will only pay back ‘net’ amounts under proposed new tax rules

Draft legislation would override repayment of ‘gross’ totals OTTAWA (CP) — The federal government says it's preparing to address one of the key tax issues that has caused massive headaches for government employees overpaid by its problem-plagued civil service pay system. The Finance Department has drafted legislation that would see overpaid employees — regardless who [...]

By | 2019-01-17T14:38:17+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Delays at Ontario human rights tribunal could undermine cases, say lawyers

A shortage of adjudicators at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario is causing widespread delays that some lawyers say could undermine cases, prolong conflicts and discourage vulnerable people from seeking relief. A notice on tribunal's website says the dearth of adjudicators is affecting its ability to meet its service standards, noting complainants may have to [...]

By | 2019-01-17T14:38:11+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

B.C. Lions employee suspended for violating team and CFL social media policies

Torey Hunter allegedly used an anonymous Twitter account to criticize a rival team The B.C. Lions have suspended director of player personnel and player development Torey Hunter 90 days for violating the team's and the CFL's social media policies. The Lions confirmed Hunter's suspension in a statement on Thursday. The statement didn't provide details of [...]

By | 2019-01-17T14:38:06+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Northwest Territories gov’t considering ‘domestic violence leave’

Proposed changes to the Employment Standards Act would let workers take 'domestic violence leave' Employees in the Northwest Territories may soon be able to take leave from work if they are experiencing domestic violence. The territorial government is considering several changes to the Employment Standards Act pertaining to leave, including one that would let employees [...]

By | 2019-01-17T14:38:00+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

B.C. firefighter fired after spy camera catches couple having sex in chief’s office

Union argues hidden camera footage of employees caught having sex was invasion of privacy Vernon, B.C., fire Chief David Lind installed a hidden camera to catch employees rifling through his drawers. He didn't expect to see them going through each other's. Now, eight months after being fired for having sexual relations on duty in the chief's office, [...]

By | 2019-01-09T19:14:58+00:00 January 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments