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Job Candidates Deserve Fair Treatment of Their Applications

I have applied for many jobs in both the private and public sectors in Canada. Some were full-time, most were part-time. Several employers follow a long, drawn-out application process involving several phases: asking for numerous personal and work experience referees;written examinations; telephone calls;  and occasionally requiring flights out of province or drives to other cities […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Independent Contractor or Employee

With business culture evolving, we see increasingly varied means to manage one of the most expensive and critical components of a business – human capital.  Whether a business is motivated to reduce labour costs, streamline available skills, or minimize staff during slower periods, At first blush, it may appear easy to determine whether individuals are employees […]

Authors:

Caitlin Butler
Caitlin Butler, CPA, CA, is a designated accountant splitting her time between Vancouver, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta. She is a member of the Video Tax News editorial board and is a co-writer and presenter of the Video Tax News National Personal Tax and Corporate Tax update courses.
 

You Can’t Do or Say That: Constraining individual conduct in a public and commercial world

Greek triple-jumper, Voula Papachristou, was expelled from the 2012 London Olympic Games because of a disparaging and racist tweet she broadcast days before the Games. European soccer players making negative comments about officials on or off the field now face suspension. An 18-year-old Canadian junior water polo athlete received a two-year suspension from the national […]

Authors:

Hilary Findlay
Hilary Findlay is an Associate Professor with the Department of Sport Management at Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario.
 

Changing Terms of Employment

Introduction Darrell Wronko started work at Western Inventory Service Limited (WIS) in 1987, right after graduating from university. He worked at the company for 17 years, including four years as Vice President of National Accounts and Marketing. In 2000, he signed an amended employment contract, which included a significant improvement to his termination clause. The […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Colleen Hoy
Colleen Hoy recently earned her MBA from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 


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