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Changes to the New Brunswick Occupational Health and Safety Act: What You Need to Know Before April 1, 2019

November 26, 2018

As an employer chances are the state of your internal policies is not the most pressing thing on your mind.

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Celebrating 20 Years of Positive Change!

August 15, 2018

Highlights from our 20th Anniversary celebrations held at Charlottetown’s Holman Grand Hotel on July 6, 2018.…

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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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SCC Decision re: Human Rights covers Discrimination with Nexus to Employment

December 22, 2017

Employers Responsible for Discrimination Against Employees Whenever Discrimination has Sufficient Nexus with the Employment Context

In British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v.

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Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Reasonable and Fair Exercise of Employer’s Management Rights Under Collective Agreement

November 29, 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on the reasonable and fair exercise of employer’s residual management rights in Association of Justice Counsel v.

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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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Innovate 2017 – New Horizons in Coaching (May 11 -17, 2017)

February 8, 2017

The Atlantic Chapter of the International Coach Federation(ICF) is hosting a two day conference May 11-13 in Halifax.…

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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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Business Development Manager – HZPC

November 3, 2016

HZPC Americas Corporation, located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island is the North American seed potato partner of the HZPC Group (Netherlands). …

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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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Why do some boards feel they should be involved in the operations of their organization?

February 18, 2016

What Governance questions do you have?…

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Emily MacDonald and Selina Pellerin complete Workplace Investigations Certificate Program with HRPA

October 16, 2015

Consultants earn Workplace Investigation Certification.…

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Ask the Panel – Mental Health and Wellness in the Workplace – Oct 6

September 16, 2015

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More Positive Change

June 23, 2015

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Kathryn Coll and Patsy MacLean complete Workplace Investigations Certificate Program with HRPA

June 8, 2015

Consultants earn Workplace Investigation Certification

Congratulations to HR Atlantic consultants, Kathryn Coll and Patsy MacLean, on their completion of the Workplace Investigation Certificate Program with HRPA (Human Resources Professionals Association).…

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HR Atlantic Welcomes Emily MacDonald

May 26, 2015

HR Atlantic is pleased to welcome Emily MacDonald.…

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HR Atlantic runs Bluenose Marathon

HR Atlantic was proud to be part of the 2015 Bluenose Race Weekend.  …

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Carol Gabanna attains Professional Certified Coach credential

December 17, 2014

HR Atlantic is pleased to announce that Carol Gabanna has recently completed her Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential with the International Coach Federation (ICF), which offers the internationally recognized credentialing program. …

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Kathryn Coll Appointed to Standards Council of Canada

October 29, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Kathryn Coll has been appointed to the Standards Council of Canada.  …

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What’s in a Name? HRA is Now HR Atlantic!

October 22, 2014

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HR Atlantic takes a walk through history.

September 30, 2014

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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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Kathryn Coll appointed to the Board of the Charlottetown Airport Authority

December 13, 2013

Congratulations to our Managing Partner, Kathryn Coll, on her appointment to the Board of Directors of the Charlottetown Airport Authority. …

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Congratulations to the Island’s Francophone community

French Language Services Act is set for full proclamation on December 14. …

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Celebrating 15 Years!

June 25, 2013

Yes, it’s hard to believe that HR Associates Inc.…

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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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International Women’s Day

March 8, 2013

Studies show that women’s rights and economic development coincide. …

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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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Congratulations to the PEI Business Women’s Association’s Directors

February 26, 2013
  • Congratulations to the PEI Business Women’s Association’s Directors:
  • President: April Ennis (Tinker Media),
  • Vice:Constance Robinson (HRA),
  • Treasurer: Kimberley A.
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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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