Articles By: Lisa C. Cabel

Workplace Accommodation of Employees Caring for Parents
Workplace Accommodation of Employees Caring for
Elderly Parents

The Ontario Human Rights Code recognizes and protects employees against discrimination on the basis of “family status”.  Traditionally, employees have requested accommodation on the basis of family status relating to obligations associated with child care; however, as the population of ...

Posted: April 10, 2013|Legal Update|0 comments

Taking leave for family emergencies
Taking leave for family emergencies

Family emergencies can impose urgent and important responsibilities on us at any time. When you have to take time off work to help a relative or deal with a personal emergency, how does the law protect your job and your ...

Posted: August 7, 2012|Legal Update|1 comment

Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and blogs: Managing social media at work
Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and blogs: Managing social
media at work

A recent article in the Globe and Mail described how Canadians spend on average approximately 43.5 hours a month on the Web, which is, almost twice the worldwide average of 23.1 hours. With numbers this high, hospitals have to wonder: ...

Posted: November 2, 2011|Legal Update|0 comments

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