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100th Anniversary of the Meredith Principles

October 2013 marks the 100th birthday of the creation of the Meredith Principles.  The Meredith Principles were developed by an Ontario lawyer, politician and Judge Sir William Meredith.  Sir William Meredith laid the foundation for the system of Worker’s Compensation program in Canada. The historic purpose of the Meredith Principles, however, is the “idea that […]

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Termination with dignity

It is an unfortunate fact of our economic times that some employers will have to downsize their operations and lay-off staff.  When laying-off an employee there are some basic best practices HR pros counsels their clients to consider:     The goal of any termination meeting should be to preserve the employee’s dignity while meeting […]

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