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ProfitGuide: How to Throw a Holiday Celebration That Every Employee Can Enjoy

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”2452″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]How to Throw a Holiday Celebration That Every Employee Can Enjoy Profit columns | November 30, 2015 Businesses are turning their Christmas parties into non-denominational holiday gatherings, but there’s no reason to kill the festivities altogether Read More   This blog is provided as information and a summary of workplace legal issues. […]


[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”2010″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Employee dress codes have long been a fixture for customer-facing employees working in the service industry. However, we have recently seen numerous high-profile legal challenges to dress code policies.  Specifically, some employees have claimed that their employers’ dress code policies are discriminatory, often with success. Employers are cautioned that their dress […]

The Reinstatement Of Shawn Simoes: Takeaways for Employers

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”2013″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]After discussing in last week’s post the evolution in attitudes toward workplace sexual harassment and violence following the one-year anniversary of Jian Ghomeshi’s termination from the CBC—and subsequent allegations of physical abuse by several of the former Q host’s female partners—another incident cited in that post made news yet again.

A Year After Ghomeshi: Ontario Proposes New Sexual Harassment Law

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”2018″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Almost a year ago, Jian Ghomeshi, the former host of the internationally-syndicated CBC Radio program Q, was dismissed from his employment amidst allegations of sexual assault against past female partners. The barrage of additional allegations of sexual harassment and bullying by Mr. Ghomeshi against his CBC co-workers highlight deficiencies in […]