Why Employers Should Ask About Mental Health

Employers aren’t required to ask about mental health, but mental health issues have been on the rise due to the current work-at-home situation. Not many disabilities are visible, but many people could be struggling to cope with addiction, depression, or other conditions. It’s hard to know if your employees are in distress because there [...]

By |2022-03-17T11:49:31-04:00March 17th, 2022|Safety|0 Comments

What is Employment Law?

What is employment law? Employment law is the area of law that governs non-unionized employer and employee relationships. Employment law covers a wide range of issues, including but not limited to: Absenteeism, Disability Leaves and Leave Management Discipline and Termination Discrimination, Harassment & Sexual Harassment Employment Agreement Review Human Resources Policies Human Rights and [...]

By |2022-03-17T11:45:01-04:00March 17th, 2022|Governments|0 Comments

Termination ‘without cause’ In Ontario – What Is It?

An employee in Ontario can be terminated in two ways: with cause or without cause. A without cause termination is when an employer terminates an employee at any time without any reason. Is Termination Without Cause Legal? As can be seen in the legislation, an employer can terminate an employee without cause legally. Nevertheless, [...]

By |2022-03-17T11:39:31-04:00March 17th, 2022|Governments|0 Comments

Can My Employer Force Me to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine?

Following the rollout of vaccine passports, many Canadians felt closed out of everyday life. One of the few spaces left for people to escape was the workplace. However, with the increasing uncertainties caused by the vaccine’s new and highly infectious variants, more and more employers are considering mandating it. There are many Canadians who [...]

By |2022-03-17T11:38:42-04:00March 17th, 2022|Safety|0 Comments

What You Need To Know About Mental Health Disability Leave in Ontario

Every third person in the world is facing a mental health disability these days. The primary cause behind these issues has been reported as workplace stress. With these alarming demographics, it has become mandatory for employers and HR departments to take specific measures in this regard. Employees need support from the workplaces, including  leave [...]

By |2021-12-05T15:53:15-05:00December 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Is There Still Discrimination In The Work Place?

Workplace discrimination is a severe and highly prevalent problem. It’s based on certain prejudices and refers to the unfavorable treatment of an employee or job candidate because of age, disability, genetics, national origin, pregnancy, race or skin color, religion, or sex. For instance, the employee has the required qualifications for the job but [...]

By |2021-12-05T15:43:20-05:00December 5th, 2021|Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Employers Should be Concerned with Their Employees Mental Health

Of all the good and bad ways that social media has impacted our lives, one of the most powerful campaigns to see exposure and growth is acceptance for mental health issues. From inspirational memes that promote self-care, to supportive networks and groups that you can share with, there are plenty of online communities that can [...]

By |2021-09-16T10:37:33-04:00September 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Current Pay Equity Struggles in Ontario

Netflix has a new documentary out called “This Will Change Everything”. It’s about the struggle women in Hollywood have faced, advocating for equal pay. A 2017 study comparing the highest-paid male and female actors showed that men averaged a salary of $57.4 million dollars, while the highest paid women made $21.8 million. That means women [...]

By |2021-09-16T10:01:54-04:00September 16th, 2021|Financial|0 Comments

How You’re Protected from Workplace Bullying

Nobody likes a bully. So much so, in 2010, Bill 168 was introduced in Ontario to get rid of them. Also known as theOccupational Health and Safety Amendment Act, Bill 168 aims to eliminate violence and Harassment in the workplace.   Bullying at work is hurtful, targeted behaviour. It builds a pattern that diminishes the [...]

By |2021-07-19T15:15:46-04:00July 19th, 2021|Safety|0 Comments

Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination happens in the workplace. Usually based on unequal treatment stemming from certain characteristics. This could include (but isn’t limited to) religion, sex, age, ethnicity, family status, and sexual orientation. In Ontario, these characteristics are protected by the Human Rights Code. The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) is responsible for hearing cases to determine [...]

By |2021-06-10T16:46:12-04:00June 10th, 2021|Safety|0 Comments
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