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  • What’s in a Good Reference?April 24, 2017

    I had a dentist ask me whether they have to give a good/bad/any reference for an employee who no longer works for them.  They were concerned, because it is a relatively small industry, that anything less positive they said about the employee would come back to hurt them. My response? Just tell the t … Read more »

  • More on changes to HR in the 2017 BudgetApril 24, 2017

    I’ve finally had a chance to review the 280-page federal budget for this year (building upon the work done by Michael Carabash on our blog) with an eye to employment law and what dentists need to know. Here is my brief overview of changes we can expect as a result of the 2017 Federal Budget: 1. Enha … Read more »

  • Purifying your Dentistry Professional Corporation Before Selling – Part 1April 19, 2017

    OK.  Buckle up.  Things are about to get complicated, but hopefully after you read this and the next 2 blog articles I’m writing, it will make some sense.  Trust me, this stuff is hard enough for accountants and lawyers to get a grasp of.  Bottom line: if you’re thinking of selling anytime in the ne … Read more »

  • New Laws on Harassment Policies – A Must-Read for Dentist EmployersApril 13, 2017

    In 2011 employers only had to write a harassment policy and inform their workers about the policy. No other duties were imposed on employers by the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act). So, when an employee lodged a complaint against its employer for failing to investigate a complaint of … Read more »

  • Have an Employee on Probation? Make sure they have a contractMarch 31, 2017

    I just read a good case out of British Columbia that still has an effect here in Ontario – and I know applies to Dentists (who hire employees on probation without a written contract). Many dentists I speak to want to put their team members on contract once they have completed their probationary peri … Read more »