Does Your Employee Handbook Need an Update?

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Handbooks are key workplace documents that establish expectations, practices, and procedures to help keep employees on track and performing. A handbook should always be kept up to date to ensure it takes into account changes in the law and changes at your business. Find out more inside.

4 Steps to Preventing Workplace Harassment Claims in Your Business

As a business owner in Ontario, having a friendly and safe environment for your employees can increase productivity. It is also necessary to protect your business from potential legal liability. Here are 4 steps to help protect your business from a workplace harassment claim.

Naloxone Kits: Breaking Down the Ontario Requirement

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If you’re an employer who may have a risk of an opioid overdose in the workplace, then you should be aware of a new Ontario requirement to provide naloxone in the workplace. Found out more in our latest blog post.

Recognition of the Tort of Harassment: Recent Development

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The tort of harassment has been undergoing a renaissance (or perhaps better stated as a naissance) in Canadian jurisdictions. While torts have had a long history as causes of actions in common law jurisdiction, it is only in the last several years that jurisdictions such as Ontario and now, Alberta, recognized a tort cause of actions for harassment in egregious circumstances.