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Business columnist Robert Smithson B.C. employers are required to pay their employees in bucks, not bitcoins.
Feb. 9 is the 50th anniversary of The Fab Four famously performing on the Ed Sullivan show—the start of the British music invasion.
Employers commonly fall into the trap of thinking they can lay off employees without any ramifications.
It’s as if (to me, anyway) the whistleblower is in the position of being presumed guilty (or wacko) until proven innocent.
Tale of Edward Snowden is one that might be a deterrrent to other potential whistleblowers
Your union is your legal representative in your employment relationship.
Legal columnist Robert Smithson talks about the ongoing legal battle over alcohol and drug testing in the work place.
Supreme Court decision rules against workplace policy desired by Irving Pulp & Paper Ltd. in New Brunswick.
If there’s a lesson this story brings home, it’s that…reacting effectively is the key to success.
There are gaps in that language large enough to drive a truck through.
For Ford and for Wallin and for Duffy, the excrement may just now be hitting the fan.
Investing in workers’ safety is a whole lot better for the corporate brand than paying for their deaths.
Boston was a live demonstration, for me, of how important the words are that we use in our work.
The one thing sports does well—depressingly so—is reveal the moment in time when an athlete’s best years have passed on by.
Once an employer demonstrates it's an “inherently dangerous” operation, a policy calling for mandatory testing seems acceptable.
Few legal mechanisms are more effective in getting rid of unsuitable employees than the probation period.
In the employment world, for instance, just about every aspect of the working relationship is governed by an administrative body.
The death of Stompin’ Tom Connors gave me a sad reason to…tell the story of the collapse of Vancouver’s Second Narrows Bridge.
This whole episode was of particular interest to me because, for the last half-year, I’ve been working from home every second week.
In the real world, dress codes tend not to be all that exciting but they do come up for scrutiny by adjudicators now and then.