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Updated – Executive Director, PEI Nurses’ Union (PEINU)

August 7, 2018

The Prince Edward Island Nurses’ Union (PEINU) provides a strong, credible and respected voice for more than 1200 Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners working across the province within acute care, long term care, community care, mental health and addictions.…

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Small Claims Limit in PEI Doubles – Impact on Access to Justice and Employers

September 7, 2017

Small claims section of the Supreme Court is the court for actions where the debt of damages do not exceed a set limit.…

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Organization Fails to Meet Occupational Health & Safety Standard for Incidents of Workplace Violence

January 31, 2017

In Ontario Public Service Employees Union, LOCAL 548 v Cota Health, a not-for-profit organization was found in breach of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) for a failure to provide protection from harassment and violence in the workplace.…

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Patsy’s recent appointment to Queen’s Counsel celebrates her commitment of service to others

February 19, 2016

Patsy MacLean, of Cornwall, was one of only two distinguished Prince Edward Island lawyers to have earned the prestigious Queen’s Counsel designation for 2015.…

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Breach of confidentiality clause in grievance settlement leads to repayment

February 25, 2014

Employers are sometimes reluctant to consider settlement on principle, even though the business case for doing so rather than expending large amounts on fighting a grievance. …

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Leave with pay or without pay while criminal charges are pending?

February 20, 2014

It is not unusual for employers to be advised to suspend unionized employees with pay if there are criminal charges pending that may impact their employment status. …

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Determining an Employee’s Start Date

February 16, 2014

by Selina Pellerin and Constance Robinson

When it comes to the start of an employment relationship, it sometimes can be a bit confusing, and yet the answer to this question can have a significant impact on the employer’s obligations to an individual. …

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January 28 is Data Privacy Day: Do you protect your employees’ information?

January 27, 2014

Data Privacy and your workplace: Is your employee data secure?

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Gifting ourselves

December 24, 2013

No, this isn’t about shopping for ourselves, but rather about giving of ourselves. …

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Get informed about information

June 6, 2013

Think you don’t need to worry about privacy and access to information?…

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The Bridge to the Stars

April 11, 2013

People rarely achieve truly great feats by serendipity or happenstance.…

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Strike out bullying

March 2, 2013

HRA’s team for Big Brothers Big Sisters-PEI Bowl for Kids Sake did their part to support a great cause. …

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Workplace harassment damages awarded against managers personally as well as employer

January 23, 2013

Human rights tribunal finds managers personally liable as well as the company for damages caused by workplace discrimination and harassment.…

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