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  • Self Care for Workplace InvestigatorsMay 25, 2017

    A few weeks ago, I met with a number of people who are in charge of retaining external investigators and who conduct internal investigations in their own organization. In my discussions with them, they asked me what our group of investigators does to take care of themselves. We have been talking abo … Read more »

  • Workplace investigations in the RCMP: It is time to be bold and braveMay 16, 2017

    Yesterday, the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP (CRCC) released its findings from its investigation into workplace harassment, bullying, intimidation and sexual harassment in Canada’s national police force. This was, in essence, a follow-up investigation, ordered by the Ministe … Read more »

  • No STD coverage? No problem* (*as long as you have an appropriate employee absence plan)May 12, 2017

    External short-term disability (“STD”) plans managed by an insurance provider can be a huge time saver for employers and their HR partners. The other advantages include: Maintaining confidentiality regarding employees’ personal health information; and Deflecting the responsibility for denying an STD … Read more »

  • 150 WordsMay 1, 2017

    Lawyers are notorious for arguing technicalities and finding loopholes in legislation. However, our judicial system reminds us that Canadian legislation, especially in the human rights context, is in place to protect the values that make Canada great and should not be marginalized. In the words of t … Read more »

  • The Power of a PolicyApril 26, 2017

    We are often asked to either create, update or, as investigators, apply a workplace policy by various organizations. An organization may be in need of a policy to satisfy a legal obligation – i.e. a piece of legislation requires it. Or it may be for strategic reasons – to set certain standards in th … Read more »