Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Summary of the 5 options available under the new laws for paying an annualised salary.
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:
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.
The number of people infected with corona increases daily. This also increases the fear of being infected at work. Does that mean employees can refuse a business trip to China?
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
In its decision, the German Federal Labor Court (BAG) recently distinguished between temporary and "limited" permanent employment contracts.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The January 2019 Summer Transfer Window was an exciting beehive of European football transfer activity.
A recent case decided by the South African High Court has examined the curious interplay of an employee's rights as they arise from both the written contract of employment and, at the same...
Entrepreneurs who have worked hard to grow their business and wealth, want to spend their money as they choose in their later years and recognise that this could include covering care costs.
The number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to rise – at this writing, topping 40,000 infected with more than 900 deaths – and the world is on high alert.
The Court of Appeal decision in Guest Services Worldwide Ltd v Shelmerdine found that a non-compete covenant...
United Arab Emirates
Clyde & Co
On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Coronavirus disease, now renamed COVID-19, a "public health ...
Valentine's Day offers an annual reminder to every employer that Cupid's arrow can strike at the workplace
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Workplace romances are inevitable. According to a recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, one out of every three American adults is or has previously been in a workplace romance.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
2019 was an active year for Colorado labor law, with the legislature and courts making many changes that will impact employers in the state.
When outside forces pose a threat to people's livelihood, people will go to great lengths to fight back.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Among other things, AB 51 makes it unlawful for employers to impose arbitration agreements on employees as a condition of employment, even if employees are permitted to opt out.