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Mental Health Support in the Workplace

The current pandemic has brought workplace health and wellness into the spotlight, but much of the focus has been on our physical health. COVID-19 has also taken a huge toll on our mental health and it is important that employers are ready with support in the workplace.    A Culture of Support   One of… Continue reading

Infectious Disease Emergency Leave in the Province of Ontario

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit in early 2020, no one was prepared for the effect it would have on the workforce. From designated essential services to forced closures to social distancing measures, this has truly been an unprecedented process for both employers and employees to adapt to. The possibility of a second wave is… Continue reading

Working Parents and Accommodations for Online Learning

Just when we think we’ve got the working from home thing all figured out, 2020 throws one more hurdle into our path. With school boards across the country introducing new virtual learning plans and revised in-class schedules, many working parents have been left scrambling to accommodate this “new normal”. Let’s take a look at the… Continue reading

What Happens When There is No Employment Contract?

In our last blog, we took a look at the importance of a clear and concise employment contract for both the employer and the employee. Let’s now take a look at what happens when there is no employment contract in effect, especially when issues arise.  There have been so many instances where our clients have… Continue reading

The Importance of Employment Contracts

What do you think is the most important thing that an employer can do to protect themselves, no matter the size of their business or their industry? Having an employment contract that has been reviewed by an employment lawyer and that clearly defines the nature of the employment relationship is so very valuable to all… Continue reading

Promoting a Mentally Healthy Workplace

The Advantages of Promoting a Mentally Healthy Workplace

Health is, really, the only leg we must stand on. As soon as we’re feeling unwell, everything else in our lives tends to crumble; we don’t have the energy to nurture our relationships, our quality of life slips away, and you can forget about any substantial level of productivity at work. In all likelihood, the… Continue reading

Millennial Burnout

Millennial Burnout

Adding to the stereotypes of Millennials being self-absorbed, spoiled, and dependent on handheld technology, Millennials are now often being referred to as the “burnout generation”. Of these qualities, the latter may be the only one with a ring of truth to it – it’s also the one that should give employers the most cause for… Continue reading