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Sickness and time off

What happens if my employee is called up for jury duty?

An employee being called up for jury duty can come out of the blue. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Monday, Feb 12, 2024

Workplace challenges

Are workers entitled to an extra day's pay in a leap year?

There’s an extra day in February this year, but do you need to pay your employees an extra day’s wages? Read on to find out.

Thursday, Feb 01, 2024

Industry news

HR Heartbeat: Lessons in terminations, pre-employment drug tests and...

In this week’s HR Heartbeat, we look at why it’s important to disclose disabilities during the hiring process, best practices for conducting terminations and so much more.

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2024

Employee wellbeing

Blue Monday 2024: Tips to keep your team happy and motivated

Blue Monday, Brew Monday, or Boo, Monday! Whether you believe the hype or not, check out our handy tips to support your team’s mental health in January.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2024

Employment law

2024 Employment law updates you may have missed in January

As we step into 2024, it's your responsibility as an employer to keep tabs on any changes in employment law. Here’s a recap of new laws you may have missed this January.

Monday, Jan 15, 2024

Industry news

HR Heartbeat: New statutory holidays, deadlines for payroll estimates, and…

In our first HR Heartbeat of 2024, we look at what employers must have in place for the new statutory holiday in Manitoba, why businesses in Alberta must file their annual payroll estimates before the deadline and so much more.

Tuesday, Jan 09, 2024

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