Sustainable employment refers to an employment relationship that is long-lasting and built on principles such as collaboration, transparency, and mutual benefit. How can employers foster sustainable employment in the workplace? One key way is through the terms of their employee contracts. The connection between sustainable employment and employment contracts derives from the concern for employee […]
As an employer, there are ways you can provide some of the support a separating or divorcing employee needs, and support your own business at the same time. Today we’re sharing Simon Kent’s four tips – some practical, some legal – for employers dealing with the impact of separation and divorce in the workplace.
If the number of articles published on Forbes.com alone is any indication, workplace flexibility is a hot topic for today’s employers. Researchers and pundits alike hail the benefits of flexible work arrangements, which include employee happiness, productivity, and engagement. In certain circumstances, such as where an employee faces health issues or family responsibilities, flexible work […]
Your recruiting efforts have paid off. After weeks (or months) of placing ads, reading resumes, and holding interviews, you’ve finally found someone who seems like a fantastic fit for your organization. You’re ready to make an offer. What do you need to know before you do? In anticipation of our upcoming Employer Forum on hiring […]
Join Kent Employment Law lawyer and human resources specialist Heather Hettiarachchi and learn about key human resources issues in relation to the ageing workforce.
In this January 2016 article, Heather Hettiarachchi offers tips to employers on how to minimize liability in the event a contractor is found to be a “dependent contractor”.
Trevor Thomas will be speaking about key employment law issues for small business owners during Small Business Week on October 22, 2015.
Simon Kent and Heather Hettiarachchi will introduce employers and HR professionals to the notion of Sustainable Employment, and how to implement it in the workplace.
In 2014, it has been next to impossible to read or watch a Canadian news report that didn’t include one story or another about an employer exploiting the federal Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). While the TFWP was created as a last (and limited) resort to allow employers to bring foreign workers to Canada on […]