*** Please read the entire post right through to the end. Thank you. *** Journey to Diversity Workplaces (J2DW) was born out of the idea we need to work better. We need ethical, moral workplaces, where employees are empowered, and treated fairly. Those who fall under ‘disabled’ or other distinct categories should be treated well, […]
Two scientific papers in South Africa have raised questions among critics about the quality — and potential biases — of international peer review. July 22, 2019 by Sarah Wild As soon as Barbara Boswell began reading the journal article, the associate professor of English at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa says […]
12 June 2019 Lee Tappenden, President & CEO Wal-Mart Canada Corp. 1940 Argentia Road Mississauga, ON L5N 1P9 Dear Mr. Tappenden, Recently, it came to our attention Walmart Canada made policy changes greatly affecting your employees, disabled customers, and First Nations customers. I was visiting your South Barrie store the other day when I discovered […]
A Canadian federal employee’s guide to PIPEDA First, let’s quickly overview PIPEA: What is it? The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, also known as PIPEDA, is a law passed by the Parliament of Canada respecting privacy for the private sector and applies to personal information collected during the course of commercial activities. (Wikipedia […]
Backgrounder information Councillors vote to reprimand Keenan Aylwin, following Integrity Commissioner report Aylwin faces reprimand for breaching Barrie council’s code of conduct Letter to the Mayor of the City of Barrie 1 June 2019 Jeff Lehman, Mayor City of Barrie 70 Collier St. P.O. Box 400 Barrie, ON L4M 4T5 Your Worship, We are writing […]
Warning: This article is for general purposes only. For specific legal advice please consult your attorney. Wiktionary defines consent as: “To express willingness, to give permission.” In the era of Me Too, so many people seem to have forgotten a basic concept about consent… It’s about more than just sex. What is the best part? […]
We are fortunate to see an increase in visits to our website in 2018 with lots of help from our active volunteers! Now we present the top 5 articles visitors read on our website in 2018. 5. How to deal with religious accommodations in the Workplace Freedom of religion, in Canada, is a constitutionally protected […]
Doctor’s notes are a tax on the poor because neither the Ontario Health Insurance Plan or the employer pay for them.