Employers now responsible for job training costs

April 07, 2013 - by: Julia Kennedy 0 COMMENTS

By Julia Kennedy

Canadian employers are being required to take on further costs, this time in relation to potential employees. How? Through the federal government’s 2013 budget, released March 21. read more…

Slapping incident not enough to terminate employee for cause

February 03, 2013 - by: Karen Sargeant 0 COMMENTS

By Karen Sargeant

We all know proving cause for termination in Canada is difficult. Poor performance rarely equates to cause. And employees seem to be entitled to warnings in most cases. But surely it is cause if an employee slaps another. Not so, according to one Ontario judge in Shakur v. Mitchell Plastics. read more…

Pre-resignation training costs not recoverable

November 18, 2012 - by: Jennifer Shepherd 0 COMMENTS

by Jennifer Shepherd

Can Canadian employers who require employees to undergo training to upgrade their skills as part of their employment then seek reimbursement from the employee if the employee subsequently resigns? read more…