A Court considers all circumstances of an injury, the place where the injury occurred and the activity being undertaken.
This High Court decision will have implications for all employers who employ workers to work days longer than 7.6 hours.
The FWC recently ruled in favour of the employer by reducing the redundancy payouts owed to four of its employees.
This newsletter links to COVID-19 updates, media releases, reports, cases and laws relating to work health & safety.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Earlier this year, we wrote about proposed class actions related to COVID-19. Now another potential trend reflecting current events appears ...
The Federal Government recently announced an extension to the Canada Emergency Relief Benefit (CERB).
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Many Ontario employers document the terms of the employment relationship in a written employment agreement.
The Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc. was released on June 17, 2020 and is the latest in a series of recent decisions which have...
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
As British Columbia moves from Phase 2 into Phase 3 of its Restart Plan, employees will increasingly be asked to return to work and resume work as before...
Specific protections against harassment and violence will be extended to federally-regulated employees with Bill C-65 and accompanying regulations coming into force on January 1, 2021.
The Ontario government is somewhat quietly considering just the latest in a long line of legislative amendments aimed at addressing the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Phase Two of the decision United Food and Commercial Workers International Union v. MedReleaf Corp., the Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal (the tribunal)...
On 26 June this year the Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Ordinance (the "Amendment Ordinance") came into force.
On 9 July 2020, the Legislative Council passed the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 enhancing the maternity leave benefits of female employees who are employed under a continuous contract of employment.
Obhan & Associates
Time and again the question has come before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India ("Supreme Court") on how to determine whether a person is an employee or not.
Mr Pollock was employed by David Allen (the Appellant in this appeal), an accountancy firm, as a business service analyst.
The Jersey Employment Tribunal (the Tribunal) in David Slater v Consolidated Minerals sought to consider an interesting question concerning discovery.
The wage supplement scheme introduced by the Maltese government in March categorised businesses into Annex A and Annex B according to their NACE code.
Organisations who contract workers through labour hire companies could be liable for grievances raised by those workers.
The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation has held that linking the term of an employment contract to a service agreement with a customer is unlawful.