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The New Laws of The Workplace
What employers need to know
On November 22, the government of Ontario passed what has become known as the minimum wage bill. The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 will come into effect on January 1, 2018. Here’s what you need to know...
LINK:  Province of Ontario Press Release
LINK:  Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

CNL Interim Fire Solution For Deep River
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and the Town of Deep River signed an interim agreement that will see CNL’s Fire Operations provide training, organization and management of the Town’s fire services from December 4, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
LINK:  Interim Fire Services Agreement Press Release
LINK:  Town of Deep River

Book Club: You Win In The Locker Room First
By: Jon Gordan & Mike Smith

You Win in the Locker Room First draws on the extraordinary experiences of Coach Mike Smith and Jon Gordon - consultant to numerous college and professional teams—to explore the seven powerful principles that any business, school, organization, or sports team can adopt to revitalize their organization.


Marketing: Taking Control of Your Marketing
By: Jennifer Layman

Last month, I had a discussion with a business owner who was struggling with how to manage online reviews he had received about his business. He had engaged a few people to provide him some advice on responding to this kind of thing and they had given him some options. One suggested a plan to write rebuttals to “save” his reputation.


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