The terms of a services agreement may prove not determinative of the true relationship and the reality of the engagement.
The case illustrates why it is important for employers to have current, applicable employment contracts in effect.
Tauil & Chequer
Quanto a concessão e pagamento do Benefício Emergencial de Preservação do Emprego e da Renda, estas ficarão condicionadas às disponibilidades orçamentárias.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has recently rendered a judgment on how an employee's entitlements to bonuses and long-term incentive awards should be assessed as damages...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its decision in Matthews v Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited, 2020 SCC 26, awarding a constructively dismissed employee with $1.1 million dollars in damages ...
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
Recently, in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that a wrongfully dismissed employee will be entitled to incentive plan and/or ...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 14 octobre dernier, nos collègues Gary T. Clarke, David M. Price et Maja Blanchette ont publié un billet sous l'angle de la common law portant sur la décision rendue par la Cour Suprême du Canada
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On October 14, our colleagues Gary T. Clarke, David M. Price and Maja Blanchette published a post, from a common law perspective, on the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Matthews v. Ocean
Ending an employment relationship can be fraught with legal risks. Sometimes these risks arise even before the employee has started working for the employer.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A very recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada applies further pressure on employers in the area of "post-termination" incentive compensation.
The Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released an important decision in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited,
Perfect Circle Trust
Companies of foreign interest registered in the Republic of Cyprus, including former offshore companies and Cyprus shipping companies, are entitled to employ third country nationals under specific circumstances, as described below.
Discussing the possibilities of employee dismissals following the government schemes issued in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A position is made redundant in Hong Kong and you have been asked how much the employer should offer the employee as an ex gratia payment.
It is increasingly common for employers and employees in Hong Kong to agree cessation terms. In such cases, an employee may be asked to enter into a separation agreement.
As we approach the bonus season, many employers in Hong Kong will be looking back on an unusual year to work out what bonus, if any, to award their employees.
The COVID-19 disease is regularly imposing changes on the world.
Mayer Brown Employment & Benefits partners Duncan Abate and Hong Tran (both Hong Kong) predict few employers will move forward with mass employee COVID-19 testing.
Many employers in Hong Kong have had to implement work-from-home (WFH) arrangements for their employees.
Obhan & Associates
The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 ("OSH Code") received the President's assent on September 28, 2020