Stewart McKelvey

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It’s all in the attitude: insolence & insubordination

05/03/2013 One of the most challenging issues in the workplace is dealing with bad attitude and employees refusing to perform the work for which they were hired…

False/unfounded allegations: what about the unsubstantiated complaints?

23/10/2015 As long as there are harassment and respectful workplace policies that provide employees an opportunity to file complaints against their fellow…

Do you have to pay an employee for hours of work spent “closing” up shop?

01/06/2015 The Vice-Chair of the Nova Scotia Labour Board, Lorraine Lafferty, recently considered this issue in Webb v. Spry Bay Campground & Cabins 2015 NSLB 26…

Discipline and mental health in the workplace

10/03/2016 Disciplining employees who are suffering from mental illness can pose particular difficulty for employers. Although there is a duty to accommodate…

Reasonable people doing questionable things: conflicts of interest and just cause

05/03/2013 The Atlantic Employer' Counsel provides current information on case law and legislation affecting labour and employment in Atlantic Canada.

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