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Caution: Toxic Work Environment

Caution: Toxic Work Environment

Nothing is more toxic and contagious than workplace drama. Whether it stems from a tyrannical manager, vindictive co-workers, or overall organizational disarray; workplace drama can be extremely damaging to employee morale and productivity. If ignored, a toxic workplace plagued by drama and disorganization can manifest into a serious problem for both the employee and the employer. Therefore, it is crucial to recognize the warning signs of toxicity before your company culture is permanently infected.

Human Resources Fundamentals for Non-HR Professionals – What You Need to Know

Human Resources Fundamentals for Non-HR Professionals – What You Need to Know

Dates: February 13, 2020 and April 8, 2020
This program will provide participants with an overview of the fundamental human resources skills required to establish a productive and positive work environment. Key takeaways from this session include how to deal with difficult employee situations, how to effectively manage people using a proactive approach, and how to promote a positive employee relations environment.

My Dog Ate My Car Keys: Managing Absenteeism in Today’s Workplace

My Dog Ate My Car Keys: Managing Absenteeism in Today’s Workplace

In the eyes of the employee, acts that qualify as employee absenteeism are usually considered harmless or unavoidable. However, persistent workplace absenteeism is a worrisome behaviour that can be detrimental to an organization’s goals. The key to managing absenteeism is to find a balance between what is right and fair to the employee while meeting the needs of the business.

The Link Between Psychological Health and Safety and Occupational Health and Safety

The Link Between Psychological Health and Safety and Occupational Health and Safety

The Occupational Health and Safety Act in Ontario does not prescribe measures related to psychological health and safety, except for workplace harassment, workplace sexual harassment and workplace violence, and in 2017 the MOL issued 11,662 Orders for violations of workplace violence and harassment requirements, topping the list of top 10 health and safety violations.

HR Meets Happy Hour 2019

HR Meets Happy Hour 2019

Date: Thursday May 30th, 2019
Our HR Meets Happy Hour Event 2019 was an opportunity for employers to learn more about Employee Relations. Our HR and Employment Law experts facilitated this informative session and gave valuable insight regarding this topic. Check out our social media and website for upcoming events.

Moving Forward After #METOO: Building A Safe & Respectful Workplace

Moving Forward After #METOO: Building A Safe & Respectful Workplace

At its peak, the #MeToo movement was all over the internet, TV and radio. It seemed that everywhere you turned, new and serious allegations surrounding your favourite stars and business leaders were coming to the forefront. Although the movement seemed primarily focused on high-profile Hollywood celebrities, there are many elements that can be adopted as best practices in your workplace today.

How to Effectively Integrate Psychological Health and Safety into the Workplace Culture

How to Effectively Integrate Psychological Health and Safety into the Workplace Culture

The impact of mental health on the health, safety and productivity of workers today is more evident than ever before. The National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace recognizes the need to integrate prevention of mental harm, promotion of mental health, and conflict resolution into the culture of the organization.