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Mechalchuk v. Galaxy Motors

In Mechalchuk v. Galaxy Motors, the Supreme Court of BC ruled that Galaxy Motors, an automotive retail company, had a valid reason to fire a senior employee who claimed personal meal expenses as business expenses. The accumulation of expenses in dispute totaled approximately $250 CAD. 

Brittany Pietsch firing

The recent viral TikTok video of Brittany Pietsch, a former account executive at Cloudfare terminated on Zoom by 2 HR professionals has sparked outcry about HR practices.  But it's never that simple. Here's an HR perspective. 

the simplest performance review ever

The holidays are just around the corner, as is performance review season for many organizations. For those who would rather eat a bowl of glass than conduct a review, may I suggest the simplest performance review form - ever.

Consequences of no Sexual Harassment Policy

A recent Human Rights case illustrates the consequences of not having a sexual harassment policy in the workplace. 

Can your employer discipline or fire you for expressing your opinions on the Hamas-Israel conflict

Does a Canadian employer, such as Moxies, have the right to discipline or fire you for your on or off-duty conduct and social media posts related to the current Hamas-Israel conflict?  The answer is, it depends.