Making a great first impression is crucial for employee retention and you only get one chance. Optimizing the employee experience before they start will increase your chances of successfully integrating the new employee into the company quickly and effectively.
The Ontario Government has amended regulation in order to extend employee entitlements to paid sick days due to COVID-19. The new amendments extend this entitlement to March 31, 2023.
It’s may not always be obvious that your business needs a Human Resources (HR) audit, and ideal timing may not be clear, but there will often be tell-tale signs that show it’s time to review your human resource functions. An external HR Consultant can provide an unbiased assessment of your organizations key HR strengths and weaknesses and provide recommendations for improvement.
Ontario employers may be surprised to know that termination with just cause come with two standards – the common law standard and the statutory standard. We break down some of the factors in our latest blog post.
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently provided helpful guidance on drafting employment non-competes. While non-competes are generally prohibited in Ontario, except in executive agreements, the reasoning described by the ONCA is a helpful guide throughout Canada. More inside.
The probationary period can help employers make important decisions about a new hire, while employees can take the time to determine whether their new workplace fits their expectations, too. We break down some details on how companies can get the most out of the probationary period.
New minimum wage increases announced and promised by all major Ontario political parties. The outcome of the Ontario election will determine which minimum wage increase schedule takes effect. Details inside.
How long should a workplace investigation take in Ontario? It varies depending on several factors. Bridge Legal & HR Solutions provides skilled third-party investigations.
No one has time to track every HR metric in their business – there are simply too many! Learn what the four key HR metrics are and how to determine which is most important to focus on for your business.
Conducting a workplace investigation can be required in various employment situations, such as discrimination or retaliation claims, anonymous complaints, fraud, and more.