Civil Servants Share $6B ‘Severance’ Without Losing Jobs

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At first glance, it seems like a good idea. The federal government wants to scrap its severance program for public servants, claiming it will save them up to 500 million dollars a year. But first, they’re handing out what will probably be 6 billion dollars in special “severance” cheques to hundreds of thousands of federal… Read more »

Ontario Extends Protection for Discrimination Against Gender Identity and Gender Expression

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At Employment Professionals Canada, we consider it mandatory to keep up on the law as it pertains to unemployment. We would like to share with you a recent decision by the Ontario legislature. On June 13, 2012, the legislature passed an amendment to the Ontario Human Rights Code that extends protection against discrimination on the… Read more »