Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
The Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned a trial decision and found that when an employee resigned from employment
Siskinds LLP
"Privity of contract" is a common law tradition. The rights and obligations imposed by contracts are private – strangers to the contract generally have no entitlement to enforce such rights
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On August 30, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed the employer's appeal in Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc. (Andros),1 thereby affirming the motion judge's finding ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On September 12, 2019, the Québec Court of Appeal rendered its ruling in the case of Singh c. Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnerships
MLT Aikins LLP
As of October 1, 2019, Manitoba's minimum wage will increase 30 cents – from $11.35 per hour to $11.65 per hour.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Reza Baraty alleged he was constructively dismissed from his position with Wellons Canada Corp. ("Wellons"). He considered: (1) his position to have been eroded...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In other words, if an employee has three consecutive voting hours that fall outside of working hours, an employer does not have to provide time off to vote.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On July 26, 2019, the National Energy Board ("the Board") released its decision concerning the Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project ("CGL Pipeline").
MLT Aikins LLP
On October 21, 2019, Canada goes to the polls. It is important for employers to be aware of their obligations under the Canada Elections Act, SC 2000, c 9 (the "Act")
Lawson Lundell LLP
Employers of unionized workforces often face different challenges and legal issues than employers of non-union workforces. The biggest difference is that in a unionized workforce the terms and ...
MLT Aikins LLP
Starting October 1, 2019, the minimum wage in Saskatchewan will increase from $11.06 per hour to $11.32 per hour.
McLennan Ross LLP
Workers' Compensation is a government-run, mandatory no-fault insurance program that provides compensation to injured workers without regard to fault or the employer's ability to pay.
Cox & Palmer
On November 1, 2019, employees on Prince Edward Island will be entitled to up to three (3) days leave with pay and an additional seven (7) days...
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
As of January 1, 2020, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (the "WSIB") will be replacing its current Schedule 1 employer classification system and premium and experience ...
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
When it comes to resignations, the facts matter and the decision of Nagpal v. IBM certainly proves it.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) has announced a "one-time opportunity" to avoid incurring summary ...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
The Quebec Court of Appeal recently rendered an important decision in the area of labour relations.
Many employers may be unaware that they have obligations to their employees in respect of the upcoming October 21, 2019 federal election,...
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In the recent case of Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal held that a termination clause was unenforceable
Aird & Berlis LLP
Canadian employment law shares many similarities with U.K. employment law by virtue of Canada having inherited its common law system from the U.K. Nevertheless, it is important for U.K. employers ...
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Major changes to the Canada Labour Code are coming into force 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
Torys LLP
In response to federal legislation legalizing cannabis, the Québec government passed laws banning the possession of cannabis plants and the cultivation of cannabis
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).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
More draft legislation is set to be tabled in Parliament imposing obligations on Canadian companies' supply chains.
Aird & Berlis LLP
As with the first regulation, there are changes to the manner of airborne measurement and calculation of worker exposure.
Clark Wilson LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, MacFarlane v. Canadian Universities Reciprocal Insurance Exchange
Cassels Brock
More often than not, a resignation letter from a valued employee will be as welcomed by employers and human resources professionals alike as a skunk at a company picnic.
Littler Mendelson
A massive overhaul of the Canada Labour Code (CLC) is pending, with significant amendments coming into force on September 1, 2019, just prior to the Canadian federal election in October.
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