Brandon Hillis

Theft is theft: firing for shoplifting candy bar upheld at arbitration

A recent arbitration decision confirms that theft is a serious employment offence deserving of termination, even where the stolen item is of nominal value. In Canada Post Corp. vs. Canadian Union of...

Employer and employee lessons from the Bryan Colangelo saga

May and June the Bryan Colangelo Twitter affair took the sporting world by storm. For those who do not follow the National Basketball Association (NBA), Colangelo was the president and general...

Planning to quit your job? Not providing notice could be costly

The amount of notice owed to a terminated employee is a central element of most employment disputes. In the absence of a written agreement, employees terminated without cause are typically entitled...