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PCC Employment Lawyers
This Month in Review considers recent workplace matters and employment law in the news and in the courts.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Falsely claiming personal/carer's leave amounts to misconduct because it is a breach of an employee's duty of good faith.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Small business employers must learn about obligations to employees under employment law, as breaches can be costly.
Austria
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
Short-time work is a temporary reduction in normal working hours and pay due to temporary economic difficulties.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
Im Zuge der COVID-19-Pandemie haben die Sozialpartner gemeinsam mit der Bundesregierung und dem AMS eine neue Form der Kurzarbeit entwickelt.
Canada
Taylor McCaffrey
The case involves a wrongful dismissal claim by an employee seeking damages because the employer failed to provide common law "reasonable notice" for the dismissal.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
A key way employers control severance cost risk is to hire employees under written employment contracts that specifically limit what the employee's severance entitlements will be upon termination.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On May 29, 2020, the Ontario government issued a new Regulation 228/20 (the Regulation) intended to adjust termination liability under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the ESA)...
Torys LLP
On June 17, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned a lower court's decision on the enforceability and severability of termination clauses1. In doing so, the Court determined that an unenforceable "for cause" termination...
Littler Mendelson
On June 17, 2020, in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc.,1 the Ontario Court of Appeal rendered a decision pertaining to the enforceability of termination provisions in employment contracts.
Cassels
As many employers in Ontario know, courts will carefully scrutinize termination provisions in employment agreements to ensure compliance with the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the ESA).
Stikeman Elliott LLP
En Ontario, un contrat de travail écrit (ou "lettre d'offre") peut préciser les droits d'un employé en cas de licenciement sans motif sérieux.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Le Règlement prévoit un nouveau motif pour lequel les employés seront réputés en congé spécial non payé avec protection de l'emploi en vertu du sous-alinéa 50.1(1.1)(b)(vii) de la LNE.
Germany
lus Laboris
Whether a reduction in staff is notifiable under s17 of the Consumer Protection Act depends on the thresholds set out in that section. The numbers of employees must be determined for each ...
Guernsey
Walkers
The menopause affects all women at some point in their lives - and increasingly, employers are becoming aware of it's implications on their workforces and their obligations to their people.
Ireland
Arthur Cox
Permanent TSB v Christopher Callan was a rare example of a dismissal case relating to fitness and probity in the regulated financial sector and was the focus of a briefing earlier this year
Walkers
Where employees of regulated financial services providers who perform controlled function roles breach the standards required of them to perform their role, dismissal may...
Kazakhstan
lus Laboris
Kazakhstan has made major changes to its employment rules and conditions, including the introduction of a new system of registration for employment contracts.
Poland
lus Laboris
The last stage of work on the new support package for companies in Poland affected by the coronavirus crisis is in progress with the introduction of the Anti-Crisis Shield 4.0 bill.
lus Laboris
If the employee decides to work on vacation in his sole discretion, the company is not required to pay, determined the St. Petersburg City Court.
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