When you receive that job offer that you've been hoping for, be sure to read it carefully before signing on the dotted line. Increasingly, employers are stashing hidden clauses in your contract that can come back to bite you later.
Think you're entitled to severance or some sort of compensation if you suddenly lose your job? Maybe not. There are three fairly common circumstances where an employer has no obligation at all to provide any sort of a severance package to a departing staff member.
We've written in the past about the perils of being too attractive and how that can potentially get in the way of your landing a job. Well, a story that made headlines last week adds a new twist to the situation.
Can a person sexually harass a coworker who is not in the room at the time? And if so, can this behaviour constitute legal grounds for dismissal? A recent court case says yes to both questions. What happened?