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  • A Breakdown of Employee Handbooks – What’s Included and When to Update Them

    Employee Handbooks are an integral part of Canadian workplaces. Whether you have 10 employees or 100+ employees, you want to make sure that your Employee Handbook is up to date and current with legislative requirements under the various employment statutes.  Why are Employee Handbooks Important?  Yo … Read more »

  • Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL): Another Update

    COVID-19 rules continue to change quickly. In a previous blog, we indicated that the paid Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL) would come to an end on July 31, 2022, the deemed IDEL would end on July 30, 2022, and the voluntary IDEL would continue so long as the circumstances leading to an empl … Read more »

  • Welcome, Matt Chapman & Evaleen Hellinga

    We are excited to announce our 2 new lawyers, Matt Chapman and Evaleen Hellinga! They have each quickly become an invaluable part of our growing team. Matt brings to the firm great experience litigating employee claims, advising on complex executive comp matters and helping employers through workpla … Read more »

  • All About Probationary Periods

    It takes a lot to hire and onboard new employees. As much as you intend to keep each and every one of your new hires, there may be a new employee you hired not too long ago that just isn’t working out. What do you need to know before you let them go? What is a Probationary Period? At common law, a c … Read more »

  • Legislation Brings Gender-Inclusive Language

    Recent legislative changes acknowledge society’s growing understanding of gender diversity in all places, including the workplace. More provinces and territories may follow in adapting their employment legislation to reflect current norms.  Employers can and should take proactive steps to create inc … Read more »