Employer Requirements as we Rebuild Fort McMurray

The devastating wildfires in Fort McMurray have resulted in unimaginable loss for residents and organizations that live and operate within and around the city. While the tragedy has affected many Albertans, the outpour of support and compassion from organizations, neighbors and strangers alike has been incredible. As efforts ramp up to clean up and rebuild […]

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HR Specialist Answers Your Call – Wrongful Dismissal

You send in your employment questions, we answer them! HR Specialist Answers your Call  provides examples and real life cases of managers dealing with HR issues. Our HR Specialist On Call service is available 24/7 to answer real life concerns. We had an employee who frequently failed to show up to work, claiming personal reasons […]

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Sick Leave in Canada

Paid sick leave is a contentious issue right now for Canadians. While many American states are making ground with their fight for paid sick leave, Canada has made little progress in terms of improving minimum sick leave standards for employees. To look at the facts: There is no law that requires employers to provide pay […]

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Hangovers and Sick Leave

A few months back, HRM Online posted an article about Sick Leave, asking the question: Does a hangover constitute as Sick Leave? It made us really think – is a hangover considered illness? If so, should sick leave cover self-induced illnesses? HRM unearthed these key points: Much like cosmetic surgery or sunburn, a hangover is […]

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