Remote Work…What’s In It For My Organization?

Is remote work right for every organization? Is remote work right for every individual? Some people would answer ‘yes’ to both questions, perhaps even before considering...

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B.C. Still Has A Lot Of Work To Do Regarding Pay Equity & Transparency

On January 1, 2019, The Province of Ontario enacted wage transparency legislation across the province to address salary inequality between men and women (Note-...

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How to Prepare Your Workplace for the Aftermath of Marijuana Legalization

With cannabis being decriminalized under federal legislation on October 17, 2018 — roughly six months ago — many employers have tried to anticipate how this...

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When Labour Shortage Intersects With #METOO – Crisis or Opportunity? 

Recently, I was on a plane heading back to Vancouver after being in Northern B.C. – the land of Oil & Gas and Site...

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A Flashlight, Not a Hammer: How to Leverage HR Data

HR professionals have a complicated relationship with data. In an earlier article, I referenced my own experiences with HR data dating back 15 years. At...

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Hide Your Goat – How To Stay Positive When Negativity Surrounds You

No one is immune to feeling negative. The infection can spread quickly and those who discharge the poisonous toxin are masquerading as co-workers, family, friends...

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Courting Marijuana and Measures of Impairment

As the legalization of recreational marijuana is approaching, many employers are struggling to develop policies to respond to this change in policy. Courting Questions of...

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Contract Clarity Serves Employers Well

Traditionally, it has been difficult to convince courts to enforce termination clauses in employment contracts. This has been particularly difficult in the Province of...

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