When has an employee really resigned?

When has an employee really resigned?

Employee resignations may occur in the ordinary course of business. However, in high conflict employment relationships it can sometimes be difficult to determine what constitutes an effective resignation and what is a dismissal. Dealing with employee resignations can...
How do I implement a workplace drug and alcohol policy?

How do I implement a workplace drug and alcohol policy?

Employers must balance many competing interests in the workplace. Maintaining workplace safety at the expense of the privacy of your employees is a good example. A workplace drugs and alcohol policy may be a source of tension in employment relationships. In certain...
Employment Law New Year’s Resolutions

Employment Law New Year’s Resolutions

The start of the new year is a great time to think about improving your employment processes and procedures.  To get you started, these are our favourite “Employment Law New Year’s Resolutions”.  Resolution 1: Review employment contracts  Business owners often use a...