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Do your job postings measure up?

When was the last time your measurements were required for a job? That is precisely the type of information you needed to supply if you were going to apply for the “receptionist/fit model” role with retailer, Lorna Jane. The position combined the role of receptionist and fit model, with the latter requiring the applicant to

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Life After Reinstatement

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) has recently shown that an employee can be reinstated, even if a decade has passed since their dismissal, when the dismissal was discriminatory. After working for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (the “School Board”) for 13 years, Sharon Fair developed a generalized anxiety disorder, and was off work

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Avoid the Legal Vulnerabilities of Volunteering

This week is National Volunteer Week, which celebrates the hard work and initiative of volunteers across Canada. Whether it is teens vying to satisfy their 40 hours of volunteer work before graduation, or youths trying to get their foot in the door at an organization, volunteering is a popular avenue into many Canadian workplaces. Volunteer

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Coming to a Workplace Near You This Year – More Older Workers Than Very Young Ones

On Monday, an article in the Globe and Mail reported that composition of who is in the workplace has taken a symbolic turn.   On the paper’s front page, Demographics Reporter Joe Friesen, writes that “at some point this year, the number of 15-24 year olds will slip below the number of 55-64 year olds for

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