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21 Results in category January 2014

Protecting Workers and Increasing Fairness

Ontario is introducing the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act to protect the province's most vulnerable workers and increase fairness for both employees and business.

HRPA Introduces New Professional Liability Insurance for Independent Practitioners

To help protect members engaged as independent HR consultants, HRPA has recently partnered with LMS PROLINK to manage the association's Professional Liability (Errors & Omissions) Insurance program.

Majority of HRPA Members Say Minimum Wage Increase Would not Affect their Organizations

The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) conducted a survey of its membership on Ontario's current approach to setting the minimum wage, and determining changes to it in the future.

Canadian Workers Can Expect a Third Year of Modest Salary Increases in 2014

Amid soft economic growth, Canadian organizations are planning moderate base salary increases for the third year in a row.

Are Programs to Identify High Potentials Working?

To make an organization's high potential programs pay off, organizations need to systemically evaluate the accuracy of their high potential ID process.

Mogul, Mom, and Maid (A Review)

A look at Mogul, Mom, and Maid by Liz O'Donnell

Conversational Intelligence (A Review)

A look at Conversational Intelligence by Judith Glaser.

Straight Talk on Leadership (A Review)

A look at Straight Talk on Leadership by Douglas Williamson

The Social Employee (A Review)

A look at The Social Employee by Cheryl Burgess and Mark Burgess.

Courts Award Human Rights Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Case

The P Wilson v Solis Foods Case, 2013 ONSC 5799 appears to be the first case in Ontario where a court, as compared to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has awarded Human Rights Code damages in a wrongful dismissal case.