Liquid Lunches: When Drinking with Clients is Part of the Job

Sometimes, the course of our work includes client meetings. And, sometimes these meetings include alcoholic drinks. These are sometimes colloquially known as “liquid lunches.” because t is sometimes thought that only liquid gets consumed at these events. Despite the slang,…

Recognizing Violence and Harassment Hazards in the Workplace

Violence and harassment in the workplace is a serious issue. According to Statistics Canada, 17% of all violence and harassment reports in Canada happened in the workplace. That’s a total of 365,000 workplace violence and harassment incidents occurring in Canadian…

Cannabis and the Workplace: What Employers and Managers Need to Know

Recreational cannabis is now legal in Canada, and with that legalization comes a lot of questions for employers and managers. A recent study by Deloitte revealed that 22 percent of the Canadian adult population consumes recreational cannabis at least occasionally,…