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Cannabis at work: What can employers do?

Cannabis at work: What can employers do?

By now, you are probably tired of hearing and reading about cannabis, or cannabis at work.  I don’t blame you.  I’m tired of it too.  Enough already. Let’s move on to other things… However, despite its presence in the news, the legalization of cannabis will […]

Marijuana and employment – Can employees smoke up at work?

Marijuana and employment – Can employees smoke up at work?

Marijuana and employment – can employees smoke up at work? Starting October 17th, 2018, cannabis will be legal.  What will this mean for employers?  Will employees be able to take marijuana breaks like cigarette smokers?  Will employees be able to smoke a joint during their […]

Changes to Ontario’s labour code: How do they compare to Manitoba’s?

Changes to Ontario’s labour code: How do they compare to Manitoba’s?

  I was reading an article written by Dan Kelly yesterday.  Mr. Kelly is the president of CFIB (the Canadian Federation of Independent Business). They boast a large membership and are often the voice of small business on the national scene. Mr. Kelly was looking forward […]

Biggest Employer Mistake – No written Employment Agreement

Biggest Employer Mistake – No written Employment Agreement

Updated 16 October, 2018 The most common mistake SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises) make is to hire employees without signing a written employment contract. Why? Because without a written employment contract, courts will impose obligations you would not have considered taking. Now, before I explain […]