HR Matters

  The Workplace Bullying Institute defines bullying as “repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one or more persons (the targets) by one or more perpetrators that takes one or more of the following forms: • Verbal abuse • Offensive conduct/behaviours (including non-verbal) which are threatening, humiliating, or intimidating • Work interference (sabotage) which hinders/prevents victims from getting…

Contrary to popular belief, a Contract of Employment does not have to be in written form to be legally valid. There is no statutory obligation to have the Contract of Employment or the written statement of particulars signed. Once the applicant has accepted the job, there is a legally binding contract of employment between the employer and…