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Fixed Term Contracts

Posted:  May 23, 2024
To be or not to be ….a fixed term or indeterminate employee. This is one of the many questions that plague employers before hiring. When an employer is looking to hire a new employee the debate of whether to hire the person as an ‘indeterminate’ [permanent] employee or ‘fixed term’ [defined period or short term] employee arises.In some circumstances hiring an employee as an ‘indeterminate’ can be...

Crafting an Effective Employee Handbook: Avoiding Red Flags for Employers

Posted:  Apr 2, 2024
A well-written employee handbook is indispensable for setting clear expectations, promoting a poitive workplace culture, and minimizing potential misunderstandings. As an employer, it's your responsibility to create a handbook that is not only comprehensive but also free of ambiguities or concerning policies that could raise "red flags" for your employees. Understanding the Importance of an E...

Before You Fire Your Employee, Read This! Advice from an Employment Lawyer

Posted:  Dec 19, 2023
Why Calm Emotions and Professional Guidance Are Crucial Imagine the scenario: you terminate an employee you believe isn't performing, only to face a lawsuit months later because the termination process wasn't followed correctly, or the reason for dismissal wasn't legally justified. Not only will you be dealing with the emotional and logistical hassle of litigation, but legal fees and potentia...

Indian Boarding Home Program - Class Action Lawsuit

Posted:  Oct 13, 2023
Historial Overview of the Indian Boarding School Program The Indian Boarding Home Program was an educational program by the Canadian Government that spanned from 1951 to 1992. The program was created to relocate children from Indigenous communities to different communities, often non-Indigenous, where they resided with private families while attending school. The schools in question were p...

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