About once a month, a dentist will call our office and say that their long-time Dental Hygienist is going to resign in one week and the dentist is left scrambling. Other times, an employee will tell their employer that they “want a severance package” from their employer.
What is an employer to do?
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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
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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).
As many of us know, Canada’s population is aging. In the most recent census (2016), nearly 23% of Canadians are over the age of 60. For this reason, questions about accommodation in the workplace for family reasons has come up more and more. Read more
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