Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Recently, in the case of Palumbo v. Quercia 2018 ONSC 503 ("Palumbo")
Langlois lawyers, LLP
On March 2, 2018 we discussed a judgment rendered by the Court of Québec which found construction contractor Sylvain Fournier guilty of manslaughter ...
Aird & Berlis LLP
The change dealing with on-call employees comes into effect on January 1, 2019.
Dentons
An Assistant Fire Chief has won his wrongful dismissal suit after he was fired following a 90-day administrative driving prohibition for impaired driving while off-duty.
Cox & Palmer
Recent legislative changes in New Brunswick have introduced a new employment leave available for employees: Domestic Violence Leave, Intimate Partner Violence Leave or Sexual Violence Leave ("Violence Leave").
MacDonald & Associates
Formerly, the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41 did not require an employer to compensate a part-time, temporary, casual or contract employee the same as full-time employees doing substantially similar work.
Vey Willetts LLP
Wrongful dismissal disputes are fairly common. In our experience they often resolve through negotiation and infrequently progress far into the litigation process.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In a recent case, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario held that employers cannot discriminate against job applicants who do not have Canadian permanent resident status or citizenship...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
L'entrée en vigueur de la Loi modifiant la Loi sur les normes du travail[1], ayant eu lieu officiellement le 12 juin dernier, alimente nombre de conversations entre spécialistes en ressources humaines
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Loi fédérale sur l'accessibilité et engagements du gouvernement de la Colombie-Britannique à adopter une loi similaire
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Le ministre fédéral du Travail a annoncé qu'un le projet de loi visant à moderniser le Code canadien du travail (le « Code »), vieux de plusieurs décennies, sera déposé cet automne.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
À compter du 17 octobre 2018, l'usage du cannabis à des fins récréatives au Canada sera légal. Aussi bien les employés que les employeurs ont des questions au sujet de l'incidence que ce changement...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Recreational use of cannabis in Canada will be legal as of October 17, 2018
Lawson Lundell LLP
Traditionally, independent contractors have been excluded from the purview of employment standards protections.
McCague Borlack LLP
In English v Manulife Corporation, 2018 ONSC 5135, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered the legal question of whether an employee who has resigned by way of a notice of retirement ...
Gowling WLG
It is not always clear when an organization will be liable for the intentional wrongs committed by its representatives.
CCPartners
In a recent lower court decision in Ontario, the issue of frustration of contract was revisited. In the employment law context, a frustration of contract occurs when an unforeseen event renders...
Miller Thomson LLP
In our June 6, 2018 blog post we discussed the case of Lewis v. Westjet Airlines Ltd. and concerns around workplace harassment and discrimination claims being advanced through class action litigation.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
There is a correlation between the number of complaints being filed and women's views of harassment in the workplace.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Patrick Essiminy, partner in the Employment Group, discusses the employment challenges surrounding the upcoming legalization of cannabis in Canada.
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Stikeman Elliott LLP
As Shanin Lott described, we challenged ourselves to use design thinking as a way to bring fresh ideas to the goal of advancing women in the legal profession.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As we look forward in our crystal ball to looming issues on the horizon for 2018 and onwards, one that certainly comes to the fore is the regulation of those who provide financial advice and financial planning services, ...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Comme Shanin Lott l'a indiqué, nous allons tenter d'utiliser la réflexion conceptuelle pour mettre des idées nouvelles au service de l'avancement des femmes dans la profession juridique.
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Following the Senate's historic vote in favour of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, the Federal Government announced yesterday that recreational marijuana will become legal on October 17, 2018.
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
In a recent decision released by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal), the Tribunal found that an employer discriminated against a potential employee on the basis of citizenship...
Dale & Lessmann LLP
The federal government is legalizing recreational use of marijuana/cannabis effective October 17, 2018 – the Cannabis Act (Bill C-45).
Baker & McKenzie LLP
The Ontario Superior Court recently pronounced that alleged acts of workplace sexual harassment, including alleged incidents occurring in the workplace, are not connected to employment...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Canadian employers will soon encounter a new landscape when it comes to drug and alcohol testing in safety sensitive workplaces as cannabis use is set to be legalized in October 2018.
Torys LLP
An employer with operations in multiple jurisdictions is still required to meet local employment law standards, regardless of where its head office is located.
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
In Filice v. Complex Services, the Ontario Court of Appeal provided valuable guidance regarding constructive dismissal, investigative suspensions of employees without pay and proper damages assessments.
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