By Marie-Gabrielle Bélanger The purchaser of all the assets of a bankrupt business will be bound by the employment contracts of the bankrupt company and must therefore honor these contracts. So ruled the Court of Appeal of Quebec in a recent decision, Aéro-Photo (1961) Inc. c. Raymond (available in French only).
Month: November 2014
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has settled four cases and filed yet another pregnancy discrimination case. A sheet metal contractor will pay $215,000 to settle a gender discrimination suit, an environmental remediation services contractor settled a class race and gender discrimination suit for $415,000 and a grocery wholesaler and manufacturer agreed to pay $735,000 […]
Ryan, who recently shared her expertise in a webinar presented by BLR® and HR Hero®, is a certified Worksite Wellness Program Consultant and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts.
As we head into 2015, the scope of recruiting and retention is constantly shifting, and we’d like to know a little bit more about how it’s being handled out there. What’s happening on this front with your organization in the real world? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!
On Wednesday, we looked at 5 common situations that can get you sued over the mishandling of family leave. Today, 4 more—plus an invitation to a 1-day California-specific event that will get all of your trickiest leave questions answered once and for all.
by Richard Yurko The challenges facing HR managers can be daunting. Amendments to the law, new and changing federal and state administrative policies, and a diverse workforce all contribute to the difficulty of appropriately resolving employee issues. As we enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, here are some things for which every HR manager should be thankful. […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, River Software’s Randy Emelo and HP’s Becky Simeon, PhD, talked about the big changes in corporate learning and, particularly, the move toward social learning. Today, the benefits of social learning systems.
In the 90s, we all went to e-learning, says River Software’s Randy Emelo, but today, it’s all about micro-learning—bite-sized chunks of learning, the shorter the better. You tear it apart, then talk about what you are doing—that’s social learning.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we heard from Randy Emelo and Becky Simeon, PhD, about the movement toward social learning and how it has dramatically changed corporate learning. Today, the positive effects of social learning systems.
When TicketNetwork, Inc. heard that many employees with long commutes were carpooling to save on gas, the Connecticut-based company decided to offer a vanpool to some employees who lived near New Haven. But this isn’t the usual vanpool—it’s the answer to Janis Joplin’s prayers. Employees arrive at work like rock stars—in a Mercedes Benz!