By LeeAnn Cupidio and Steven Indig If your organization does not have a technology policy in place to deal with the use of electronic devices such as work-issued computers, Blackberrys and cell phones, now is the time to get one. For those organizations savvy enough to have one, it no doubt needs … [Read more...] about Private Information on Work Computers and the Need for Clear Policies and Procedures
Hilary Findlay recently wrote a chapter on contracts for coaches in an edited book about women in sport called “Taking the Lead: Strategies and Solutions from Female coaches”. The book has been described as “ground-breaking” by the Coaches Association of Canada. Here is a description of the book … [Read more...] about Taking the Lead: Strategies and Solutions for Female Coaches
The recent Ontario court decision of McKee v Reids Heritage Homes Ltd (RHH) has created yet another installment of the already confusing definition between who is an employee and who is a contractor. Specifically, this case distinguished between an employee and a contractor and what significance … [Read more...] about Employee or Contractor? A New Perspective
This Guide, authored by Barb Schimnowsky, is a human resources handbook to support the professional development of local sport clubs and associations. Designed for club executive members and administrators to assist in the management of paid employees, the Guide offers best practices, employment … [Read more...] about Human Resources Guide for Community Sport: Managing Employees
Curiously, we have been approached three times in the last month by sport organizations confronted with requests from employees to be paid out for significant accumulated overtime hours. In all cases, these claims have proved legitimate. A warning bell is ringing here! We would like to share this … [Read more...] about Overtime: A Ticking Time Bomb?
A fundamental principle in employment law is that when terminating a contract without cause, an employer must give reasonable notice. This principle is not absolute however, as it does not apply to fixed-term contracts, as these contracts simply run their course and then cease. It comes as no … [Read more...] about Case Law Comment – Ceccol v. Ontario Gymnastics Federation (1999)