Posts tagged Canada.

"It could have been worse" edition.

Only in America.

British Columbia has recently amended its health and safety law to prohibit employers from requiring employees to wear high heels to work.

No High Heels.flickrCC.TineSteiss
Spike 'em!

Maybe this isn't too big a deal in an office environment, but there are some less-sedentary workplaces in which employees are on their feet all day long. It is not fair to require female employees to be running around in five-inch ...

For better or worse, it won't be much longer before the 2016 election is over. In honor (?) of the occasion, we've updated our Employer's Guide to Employee Voting Rights, and it's available now on our website -- both in html and as a (free) downloadable and printable pdf.I Voted.flickrCC.BrettNeilson

The Guide covers time-off-for-voting laws, employer rights, and employees' rights (if any) against coercion or ...

Riddle me this:

Lion.flickrCC.Tambako the Jaguar
A lion, but not Cecil the Lion.

Employee sues her boss for sexual harassment. Case settles for $127,500, and she has to agree to confidentiality and non-disparagement.

About nine years later, boss becomes an internet pariah for allegedly poaching a beautiful and beloved lion in Zimbabwe. Somebody in the media finds out about the sexual harassment settlement (how'd ...

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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