McLennan Ross LLP
A recent decision out of the Ontario Court of Appeal, Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc., 2020 ONCA 391, casts some doubt on the protections afforded by termination clauses contained...
Minden Gross LLP
The recently-decided case of Battiston v. Microsoft Canada Inc. is a useful reminder to employers to specifically draw a prospective employee's attention to clauses in a proposed employment or related agreement ...
As COVID-19 seemed to put the world on "hold" for some time in 2020, Ontario courts were still busy at work releasing decisions with significant implications for employers.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Government of Alberta has passed Bill 32, the Restoring Balance in Alberta's Workplaces Act, 2020 (Bill 32) to amend the Employment Standards Code (ESC) and the Labour Relations Code (LRC).
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Respondent used her own tools, supplies, and
In the recent decision in Manthadi v ASCO Manufacturing, the Ontario Court of Appeal has provided a potentially helpful framework
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
De nombreux employeurs ont adopté le télétravail depuis le début de la pandémie.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
En décembre 2017, des changements législatifs apportés à la Partie III du Code canadien du travail (« Code ») ont été adoptés afin de limiter les stages...
The Czech Republic has introduced new assistance for the newly unemployed and those whose employment is under threat.
L'employeur qui licencie pour faute grave un consultant sûreté d'une société assurant des prestations de sécurité et de défense pour des gouvernements...
Does an employer who dismisses for serious misconduct an employee working as security consultant for a company providing security and defense services to governments
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, under the advice of the Government, many employers were forced to allow staff to work from home, significantly reducing the number of employees working...
The governor of Karnataka on July 31, 2020 promulgated the Industrial Disputes and Certain Other Laws (Karnataka Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (the "Ordinance") ...
An employee who alleged that she had been discriminated against on the grounds of disability and had been constructively dismissed when she was forced to retire...
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
This increase in working time shall be limited to what is strictly necessary. It must be adequate and proportionate to the aim pursued.
Maltese law allows employers to legally dismiss an employee during the probation period without giving a reason for such dismissal. Nevertheless, in terms of S.L. 452.91
The Equal Pay Amendment Bill, which amends New Zealand's Equal Pay Act 1972, clarifies obligations on employers to prevent gender discrimination and introduces a ...
The content of main prohibition in the field of discrimination and harassment has been amended and completed to include any direct or indirect discrimination towards ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on trade, supply chains and financial markets, with a particularly devastating impact on certain industry sectors such as aviation, tourism and services.
Adams & Adams
Employers are not precluded from dismissing employees during the national lockdown, provided that such dismissals are implemented in terms of the LRA.