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January 31, 2018
As an inside sales rep, my husband’s compensation is salary plus commission. A monthly report summarizes sales and targets for all the staff but leaves out the formula for how the commission is calculated for the inside and outside reps.
December 17, 2017
Employment Lawyer Daniel Lublin say it is important that normal workplace policies apply to holiday parties to keep them harassment free.
December 16, 2017
With sexual harassment reports making headlines worldwide, some end-of-year office parties are taking on a decidedly sober tone this year. Companies are reconsidering how to approach rowdy workplace gatherings for fear they may encourage behaviour that could land both employers and employees in trouble.
December 13, 2017
How employees act within the constraints of the working day has, historically, been the main concern of HR. Whilst we can monitor staff inside their allocated hours, doing so outside of these times could be deemed unnecessary and even illegal.
December 4, 2017
Partner, Whitten & Lublin, Employment & Labour Lawyers, Toronto In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein story, a successful workplace sexual harassment claim in Canada would not be worth any more money than before, although the claims certainly appear more plentiful now.
November 30, 2017
I accepted a project-management position as an independent contractor but they tell me when and how to do my job, even down to what shoes to wear. It’s really a full-time employee position. I have been challenging them on this, and they are now threatening to terminate the contract.
October 29, 2017
Harassment investigators brace for possible Weinstein-inspired boost in complaints – CityNews Toronto
TORONTO – Media reports detailing sexual harassment claims against high-profile film and TV titans including Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly have been relentless. So too are the far less-sensational claims being made in average workplaces everyday, says Toronto workplace harassment investigator Monica Jeffrey. “Every investigator that I know right now in Toronto is just totally, …
October 26, 2017
Employees sometimes lie about their background and qualifications. I have seen several cases where individuals were accused of exaggerating their credentials in order to negotiate a more prestigious job or better pay. To them, honesty is not always the best policy.
October 24, 2017
You hear of it happening: women who go on maternity leave and are let go from their jobs – but are companies actually allowed to do that? Well according to career experts, it all depends on why and how the person is let go and when – and knowing these rights could mean the difference between keeping your job and fighting for it.
September 20, 2017