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Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In its recent decision in Quach v. Mitrux Services Ltd., 2020 BCCA 25 [Quach], the BC Court of Appeal offered some helpful guidance and clarity on several important employment law issues, ...
Gowling WLG
The BC Supreme Court recently considered the enforceability of arbitration clauses in employment contracts, as was addressed in Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc. et al, 2019 ONCA 1 ("Uber").
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Does your company operate or use of the services of personnel placement agencies or temporary foreign worker recruitment agencies in Quebec, or does it hire temporary foreign workers?
Miller Titerle + Company LLP
Recently, the BC Court of Appeal commented on several foundational issues that arise in wrongful dismissal litigation. Particularly, the following are of interest to employers:
McMillan LLP
Cormier v. 1772887 Ontario Limited c.o.b. as St. Joseph Communications is an important reminder that contractors may be entitled to reasonable notice upon termination without cause.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Federal Government has released the long-anticipated Report of the Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards (the "Expert Panel Report").
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The termination of a long-term employee can cost a business up to two years of salary, benefits, and pension payments for that employee.
Aird & Berlis LLP
More and more commonly, employers are offering alternatives in how they compensate their employees, such as the granting of share options and restricted share units.
McMillan LLP
Consideration (or something of value exchanged for something else of value) is a fundamental principle of contract law.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On January 1, 2020, the provisions of the new Regulation respecting personnel placement agencies and recruitment agencies ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In yet another decision pertaining to the enforceability of a termination clause, the Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court holding that will require employers to take greater care in...
Torkin Manes LLP
For Canadian employers, one of the most important purposes of written employment contracts is to lawfully limit ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In 2019/2020, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) made a number of significant changes to the law and regulations governing DIFC employment relationships.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Many readers will be surprised to learn that the obligation to give notice of termination of employment is two-sided.
In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed that years spent as a dependent contractor may count for calculating notice of termination for a contractor turned employee who was terminated without cause.
McMillan LLP
For the past half-decade, the interpretation of termination clauses have been front and centre in employment litigation in Ontario.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
Written contracts are one of the many tools that enable employers to minimize their legal exposure and potential liabilities.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In other words, unlike in the United States, Canada does not have employment at-will.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In light of the evidence, the Superior Court first found that the contract of partnership constituted an adhesion contract for the Defendan
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal ("ONCA") held that a termination clause containing language aimed to "save" or "cure" the provision was insufficient
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