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Tackling Mental Health in the Workplace: Management’s 5 Key Responsibilities

The statistics pertaining to mental health issues in the workplace are staggering. The Canadian Mental Health Association has published mental health and addiction statistics which indicate that 20% of Canadians will experience a mental illness in any given year and in any given week, 500,000 Canadians are unable to work due to mental illness. They

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Lessons learned from being involved in several of the 468 Payroll Audits that took place last year

I have, over the years, helped many employers with Ontario Employment Standards Act  (“ESA”) compliance related issues. I provided such assistance for some clients who were part of the 468  “random” payroll compliance audits that took place in 2011/ 2012 and for some clients who have been audited in 2013 and…I have lived to tell

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If you think reorganizing your workplace is as easy as the PM’s most recent cabinet shuffle, think again!

This week’s ministerial cabinet shuffle got me thinking about workplace changes and the risks associated with them.  From time to time employers feel the need to make significant personnel changes in their workplace which can include revising the duties, titles, and pay structure for some of their employees. While the business may dictate such a

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