Ontario Human Rights Tribunal finds employer’s failure to provide post-65 employee benefits discriminatory

Jul 16, 2018

In a ruling that sets up further legal battles, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently decided that exemptions in the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) permitting employers to exclude post-65 employees from employment benefits violate the...

B.C. proposes all long term disability plans be insured

Jul 16, 2018

The British Columbia Ministry of Finance has undertaken a review of the province’s Financial Institutions Act and Credit Union Incorporation Act to consider the regulatory framework governing the financial sector.

Update: Quebec adopts prohibition on orphan clauses and expands leaves of absence

Jul 16, 2018

Bill 176, “An Act to amend the Act respecting labour standards and other legislative provisions mainly to facilitate family-work balance,” (the Act) was adopted on June 12, 2018 by the Quebec National Assembly.

Assessing managerial effectiveness on the road to total health

Jul 12, 2018

Canadian HR Reporter: How employees perceive their managers is fundamental to workplace wellness.

Taming the negativity factor in relationships

Jul 11, 2018

The Globe and Mail: Why do we put more focus on a negative comment than a positive comment?

Employers turn to online therapy programs to boost worker productivity

Jul 8, 2018

The Globe and Mail: Canada’s largest EAP provider, Morneau Shepell, offers several forms of online counselling: video sessions with a therapist, a web-based CBT program and text-based group therapy...

Mental health and your day at work

Jul 6, 2018

The Globe and Mail: How you feel plays a big role in how productive and happy you are on any given day. If you’re tired, overwhelmed and emotionally exhausted it’s much harder to have a good day.

Workplace stress a main cause of mental health issues, study finds

Jul 5, 2018

The Globe and Mail: Is your senior leadership concerned about the number of employees who may be coming to work each day with a mental health issue or mental illness?

How to stop bad behaviour in the workplace

Jul 3, 2018

The Chronicle Herald: How prepared are your leaders to manage employees whose behaviours are disrupting other employees’ job satisfaction and stress level?

What to do when workplace harassers are members of the public?

Jun 29, 2018

Benefits Canada: Although employers in Ontario have just as much obligation to address sexual and violent harassment from customers or members of the public as they do when it happens between colleagues, the process can be more challenging...