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Why Giving a Counter Offer is Never a Good Idea

July 14, 2015 | Recruitment

Having seen an increase in employers offering, and employees accepting, counter offers, we outline why it is never a good idea to go the counter offer route when one of your employees hands in their notice.

Are Your Employees Saving Enough for Retirement?

January 11, 2015 | Work Environment and Policies

Most Ontarians are not saving enough for retirement and up to 1.3 million workers in Ontario do not have access to a pension plan.  Employers should be aware that legislation has just been tabled to institute both an Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) modelled on the federal CPP and a Pooled Retirement Pension Plan (PRPP).

When Do I Need to Pay Overtime?

July 08, 2014 | Work Environment and Policies

Many business owners are under the incorrect assumption that if an employee is salaried or has “manager” in their job title, that employee is not entitled to overtime pay.  This blog outlines how overtime works in Ontario and dispels the myths surrounding it.

Does my Employee Accrue Vacation While on Maternity Leave?

March 10, 2014 | Work Environment and Policies

This is perhaps the most frequently asked question we receive from clients.  We will tackle this question for the Ontario work environment, recognizing that many provincial jurisdictions and the federal Canada Labour Code have similar employment standards when it comes to accrual of vacation under protected leaves of absence.

It’s That Time of Year Again!  Tips on a Smooth Salary Increase Process

March 21, 2013 | Performance Management

As the snow melts (hopefully!) and robins reappear, spring heralds that dreaded time of year for many organizations when HR folks and business owners are busy scrambling to finalize their salary increases.  We have a few tips and tricks to make the process smoother, less rushed, and error-free.

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