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Minden Gross LLP
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called a federal election for October 21, 2019. As Canadians prepare to head to the polls
Clark Wilson LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, MacFarlane v. Canadian Universities Reciprocal Insurance Exchange
Lawson Lundell LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal in Dawe v. The Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada, 2019 ONCA 512 ("Dawe") confirmed that 24 months constitutes ...
Dentons
In a recent Ontario decision regarding the Crown's obligation to disclose documents in an Occupational Health and Safety Act prosecution, the Court held that the prosecution did not have an obligation to disclose to the...
Dentons
As part of the Ontario Ministry of Labour's Construction Sector Compliance Plan 2019-2020, from August 6, 2019 until September 27, 2019, Ministry of Labour Inspectors will be conducting "focused
CCPartners
CCPartners has blogged on a number of court decisions over the last five years that have dealt with the enforceability of termination clauses
Fasken
It's now federal election time! As an employer, you may be wondering what your obligations are towards your employees. Below is an overview of the applicable rules ahead of election day on October 21, 2019.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In light of the upcoming federal election, which was officially launched today, this is a timely reminder for employers on their statutory obligations to provide employees
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Canadian employers subject to federal regulation will want to take note of changes to the Canada Labour Code that came into force on September 1, 2019.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Employers should investigate further before immediately dismissing employees for violating workplace drug and alcohol policies. An employee's diagnosis of substance dependence
Vey Willetts LLP
People quit their jobs at various times and for various reasons. Often, when a worker quits his/her job they provide their employer with a written letter
Siskinds LLP
I have previously discussed the enforceability of termination clauses in former blog posts, available here and here. In short, a long history of inconsistent and amorphous
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Mikelsteins v Morrison Hershfield Limited[1], the Ontario Court of Appeal held that an employee was not entitled to compensation over his common law notice period in connection
Fasken (French)
La dernière augmentation a été octroyée aux salariés de l'entretien ménager le 31 octobre 2017.
Fasken
A former Senior Vice President (D) was awarded 30 months' notice.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Have you heard statements like these thrown around casually by both employers and employees: "My boss harassed me at work today to finish my project";
Littler Mendelson
The Federal Court of Canada recently confirmed in Bank of Montreal v. Li, 2018 FC 1298 CanLII (Bank of Montreal), that an employee's signed release and settlement agreement will not preclude
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On August 10, 2019, the Federal Government proposed amendments to the Employment Equity Regulations (the "Regulations") under the federal Employment Equity Act (the "Act").
McMillan LLP
On August 29, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada denied the application brought by three municipalities
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Upcoming amendments to the Canada Labour Code will impose obligations on temporary help agencies with employees working for federally regulated employers (the Amendments)
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Major changes to the Canada Labour Code are coming into force on September 1, 2019.
McLennan Ross LLP
In 2018, provincially regulated employers saw significant changes to provincial employment standards legislation such as found in Bill 17 (Alberta), Bill 176 (Quebec). and Bill 148 (Ontario).
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Federally regulated employers should be aware of certain changes proposed by Bill C-86 that will become effective on September 1, 2019.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Dermann v. Baker, 2019 ONCA 584, the Court considered the qualifying of certain witnesses as experts for the purposes of r. 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a recent Alberta Provincial Court decision, Dunbar v. Northern Air, 2019 ABPC 179, the court reminds employers that layoff is not another word for termination despite their frequent interchangeable use in common parlance.
Fasken
Can an employer use "litigation privilege" to prevent the disclosure of an internal report written by a human resources agent that recommends the dismissal of an employee?
MacDonald & Associates
In Acumen Law Corporation v Ojanen, 2019 BCSC 1352, Ms. Melissa Ojanen ("Ms. Ojanen") was hired as an articling student at Acumen Law Corp ("Acumen")
Stikeman Elliott LLP
La plupart des organisations ne sont pas tenues de procéder à la vérification des dossiers de police lorsqu'elles sélectionnent des candidats
Langlois lawyers, LLP
For several years now, a case law controversy has been repeatedly resurfacing regarding the obligations of an employer in the case of the administrative dismissal of a worker for incompetence
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Part III of the Canada Labour Code (Code) and its accompanying regulations, which provide labour standards for federally regulated employers, are scheduled to undergo significant changes pursuant
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