Cooper Grace Ward
Any new systems and methods for the collection and use of sensitive employee information must be legally compliant.
Rice v Shell Global Solutions Canada Inc. – a recent decision by Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench...
Lawson Lundell LLP
In the recent case of Quach v. Mitrux Services Ltd., 2020 BCCA 25 (CanLII), the British Colombia Court of Appeal clarified how mitigation applies to fixed-term contracts...
As a result, the employee's action for constructive dismissal was barred by the WSIA.
On January 24, 2020, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld the decision in Bank of Montreal v. Li.
Cox & Palmer
Employers are obligated to accommodate disabled employees to the point of undue hardship. Accommodation often requires arranging an employee's job ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the recent Decision No. 1227/19, the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT or the Tribunal) held that the worker's right...
ONCA affirmed a $100,000 punitive damages award against the employer.
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").
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:
Last week Mike MacLellan blogged on a case where a unionized employee was terminated for sexually harassing another employee. This week we're reviewing a termination case that involved
A recent decision of the WRC provides helpful guidance in relation to the ‘exceptional category' of circumstances in which an employee should be allowed to avail of legal representation in a ...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
We have an employee who was absent from work due to a shoulder injury. They have been certified by their GP as being fit to return to work to do lighter duties.
Mamo TCV Advocates
Most employers are aware of the importance of given warnings (and therefore a second or third chance) to employees prior to dismissal. However, this may sometimes backfire if it goes on for too long.
The Industrial Tribunal recently heard the following four cases simultaneously, (Dr. Jeremy Debono representing the absent Gordon Clark vs Dragonara Gaming Limited, ...
Often employment law disputes at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ("the CCMA") or the Labour Courts are resolved by way of an award of compensation in favour of an aggrieved party.
On 18 February 2020, the Council of Ministers approved the Royal Decree Law 4/2020 (hereinafter, "Royal Decree Law 4/2020"), of 18 February, (which has entered into force last 19 February 2020).
Clyde & Co
Coronavirus, now officially named COVID-19, was declared a global health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organisation on 30 January 2020.
In an unfair dismissal claim, the employer must show that the reason, or if there is more than one reason
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In Woolf v. Strada, decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in February 2020, the court considered whether the...