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It’s Not A Termination, It’s Alumni Building

“I feel more like an Alumni than someone who just go fired”! – Terminated employee at the conclusion of the termination meeting.   Terminating an employee, or group of employees as the case may be, is not a pleasant experience for either party.  It’s even a little less pleasant when termination(s) isn’t based on poor […]

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What is my obligation around vacation time-off?

In Nova Scotia it is a legal requirement for employers to provide employees with both vacation time-off and vacation pay.  Many employers do not understand the concept of vacation time-off versus vacation pay. In laymen’s terms, employees with less than 8 years’ service are entitled to 2 weeks’ vacation time-off.  Their vacation pay, however, is […]

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