I had a dentist ask me whether they have to give a good/bad/any reference for an employee who no longer works for them. They were concerned, because it is a relatively small industry, that anything less positive they said about the employee would come back to hurt them. My response? Just tell the truth. This simple and effective position was recently confirmed in a case in an Ontario Court. Read More →
I’ve finally had a chance to review the 280-page federal budget for this year (building upon the work done by Michael Carabash on our blog) with an eye to employment law and what dentists need to know. Here is my brief overview of changes we can expect as a result of the 2017 Federal Budget: Read More →
In 2011 employers only had to write a harassment policy and inform their workers about the policy. No other duties were imposed on employers by the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act). So, when an employee lodged a complaint against its employer for failing to investigate a complaint of harassment, the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) denied him on the basis that the Act does...
I just read a good case out of British Columbia that still has an effect here in Ontario – and I know applies to Dentists (who hire employees on probation without a written contract). Read More →
Times were good. You know – when government was smaller and left small businesses alone to start, build themselves up, save taxes, reinvest and expand. To create jobs. To run marketing campaigns. To renovate. To spend on innovation. To buy new equipment. To save / defer taxes. To increase the GDP. And now the current government is making it harder by shifting focus. The current government...
A group of Canadian dentists, hygienists, dental students, Henry Schein reps and support staff work hard to provide free dental treatment and education at Grange Hill in Jamaica (September 2016)
Dental Lawyers David Mayzel and Michael Carabash speak to a room packed full of dentists and dental students at Patterson Dental (in Mississauga) about buying a dental practice.
Branding Your Practice – Part 2
David and Michael speak at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre about branding your dental practice (Part 1)
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