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Monday, 10 August 2015 08:00 Written by Pascale Daigneault
Employee assessments are opportunities for a firm to re-energize and refocus its staff. Negativity, unproductiveness, and job dissatisfaction are magnified in small firms. These burdens spread more quickly compared with large firms, and there are fewer staff members to bear the total weight of them. Periodic employee assessments are a proactive way to address such issues.
Canadian Lawyer announces the 2015 Top 25 Most Influential figures in the Canadian justice system and legal profession. The list, now in its sixth year, honours select Canadians in one of five categories: Changemakers, Government/Non-Profit/Associations, Criminal Law/Human Rights, Corporate/Commercial, and The World Stage.
Happy Birthday, CASL! Congratulations on celebrating your first birthday. It has been slightly more than a year since those sections of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law dealing with commercial electronic messages have come into force. What have we learned from the CRTC so far? What still remains a mystery? A few observations relating to decisions from the CRTC follow.
The headline in the local news is: “Province hires external consultant to review practice of hiring external consultants.” This follows a report from Newfoundland and Labrador’s auditor general, who found that costs for consultants had been double (or, in one case, quadruple) the original estimate. As reported by the CBC: