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...

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?

A pot primer for plan sponsors

Jun 29, 2018

Benefits Canada: When it instituted random drug testing last year, the Toronto Transit Commission was eager to ensure its employees knew what it expected of them.

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...

How to turn rejection into something positive

Jun 28, 2018

The Globe and Mail: How prepared are you for rejection?

Trust is crucial as leadership roles expand

Jun 20, 2018

Chronicle Herald: One of the most effective ways to build long-lasting relationships with employees is to be a trustworthy leader.

Injured former employee successful in long term disability claim two years after termination

Jun 19, 2018

Employers should be aware that termination of employment does not necessarily mean an employee will be barred in all cases from making a long-term disability (LTD) claim for injuries that occurred while they were employed, even if the policy is...

Update: Employment leave provisions amended in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador

Jun 19, 2018

Recent amendments to employment standards legislation in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador have received royal assent, and bring certain types of leave in line with the federal government’s recent changes to employment...

How will employers handle cannabis in the workplace?

Jun 14, 2018

Civilized: With the number of states that have legalized recreational cannabis rising, and Canada on the verge of joining the legalization fold, employers are faced with the difficult task of dealing with cannabis in the workplace.