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MLT Aikins LLP
The Board has recently clarified that supervisory employees may be excluded from existing bargaining units upon an application to the Board, which differs from a previous 2017 Board ruling.
In Iriotakis, the plaintiff was a 56-year-old sales employee with just over two years of service whose earnings were based heavily on commission.
Siskinds LLP
Employers beware, the Ontario government announced Wednesday, March 3, 2021, that it has hired over 100 additional occupational health and safety inspectors...
Miller Thomson LLP
On March 3, 2021, the federal government announced that it intends to extend the current rate structures for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support from March 14 to June 15, 2021.
MLT Aikins LLP
Saskatchewan's new Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2020 (2020 OHS Regulations) come into effect on April 1, 2021.
Lawson Lundell LLP
This is the second installment of a two-part blog discussing sweeping changes to Alberta's workers' compensation and occupational health and safety legislation.
Fasken (French)
Dans le feu de l'action, un employé bouleversé peut démissionner.
Miller Titerle + Company
Aggravated and punitive damages are reserved by the courts for exceptional circumstances. In December 2020, the BC Supreme Court found that twenty-six-year-old Carly Fobert's
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
As many ushered in a new year, federally regulated employers welcomed the coming into force of changes to the Canada Labour Code (the Code) pursuant to Bill C-65, An Act to amend the...
Gowling WLG
Presented by Gowling WLG and led by Advocacy Research Centre for Disabilities (ARCH) lawyers Lila Refaei and Kerri Joffe, this interactive webinar covers how workplaces can best accommodate individuals with physical disabilities.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In Kovintharajah v. Paragon Linen and Laundry Services Inc., 2021 HRTO 98, Vice-Chair Best held that the employer violated the Human Rights Code.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Vacation may not be top of mind for employees in Ontario right now: March Break is postponed, public health officials continue to advise against non-essential travel...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
It is sometimes said that the legal system is behind the times. This is often most apparent in areas of technology and communication.
Taylor McCaffrey
As reported recently in the news, CUPE Manitoba's President was removed from his position after he was arrested for an alleged sexual assault. This situation provides an opportunity
Lawson Lundell LLP
This is the first installment of a two-part blog discussing sweeping changes to the Alberta Workers' Compensation Act (WCA) and Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) made as part of the government's initiative to "cut red tape."
A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal sheds light on statutory claims that may be asserted against corporate directors in a wrongful dismissal proceeding for unpaid wages and vacation pay.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On January 28, 2021, the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") ordered the Government of British Columbia to pay a total of $974,167 – including a record-shattering $176,000 on compensation...
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal for Ontario upheld the lower court's decision awarding a former employee over $1.274 million as a result of the employer unilaterally imposing a number of changes to the terms of employment.
Stringer LLP
COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruption in the economies all over the world. Employers who have had to lay off or terminate employees are facing ever-increasing demands for larger settlements from lawyers representing employees.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In a recent decision, the Superior Court of Justice for Ontario recognized a new tort: harassment in internet communications. While the Court of Appeal for Ontario previously held...
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