When an employer as seemingly sophisticated as the White House can miss clues that someone has falsified his or her resume, it’s likely most employers could, too. Taylor Weyeneth was recently demoted from his post as an administrative leader in President Donald Trump’s Office of National Drug Control Policy after an investigation revealed a lack of experience and misrepresentations on his resume.
As of July 2018, recreational use of cannabis will be legal in Canada. In light of this, it becomes even more important for Canadian employers to adopt clear policies on the use of drugs and alcohol by their employees.
As U.S. employers create more jobs with in-demand skills, businesses, workforce development advocates, educational institutions and the government are turning to apprenticeships to bring workers up to speed.
Restrictions on the deductibility of employee achievement awards were sustained by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. But if employers abide by the rules, they can avoid taxes on noncash awards that help to attract talent, foster engagement and promote retention.
The Ontario Court of Appeal restored an employment termination clause that a motion judge struck down as invalid for lack of "consideration," defined as anything of value exchanged by the parties to the contract.
California employers must obtain warrants and subpoenas from immigration agents and provide certain notices to employees. The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement recently developed a template that employers may use to notify employees about an upcoming inspection.