Mondaq Canada: Labour and Employment Advice Centre

The Labour & Employment MAC has been produced by leading experts in the sector, with extensive domestic and international experience in all aspects related to both employer and employee matters.

Focusing on the commercial goals of our users, the Labour & Employment MAC provides an overview of the delicate employment issues that can arise at any time.

Navigating MAC Content:

Content selection: The “Related Guides” tab, located at the right of your screen, is your navigation hub. Core topics break down into more detailed and specific topic areas.

Search results: After selection a collated list of results can be found in the main body of the MAC page.

Document types: Three are currently available for selection:

  • Practice guide

  • Checklist

  • Template precedents

Title selection: Click to view full content page and to print, email or forward on. Via the right hand column, navigate to “Other Guides” and where available, to relevant “Supporting Documents”.

Follow up actions: The bottom section of each page presents a number of actionable options for users:

  • Contact the author

  • Download template

  • Email firm

  • More from this firm

  • View website

  • Meet the experts

In addition to the key search and filtering functionality, the Labour & Employment MAC offers a number of other useful services, including:

  • Related articles

  • Significant recent cases

  • Useful resources, including relevant associations and sector insight

  • Upcoming events

  • Sponsor details

Our Labour and Employment Advice Centre Experts:

CCCA Events & Resources

CBA Leadership Conference for Professional Women

Oct. 20-21, 2017
Calgary AB

The 2017 CBA Leadership Conference will bring together women to discuss the challenges and opportunities we face as the legal industry continues on a path of unprecedented change. Join us as we discuss the demographics, trends, and issues that impact you, techniques for coping with the pressure to adapt, and strategies for navigating your career during this period of transformation.

CBA Administrative Law, Labour and Employment Law Conference

Nov. 17-18, 2017
Ottawa ON

Navigating the pathways of administrative law and labour & employment law is difficult. New obstacles challenge settled principles. And finding the way forward often means looking back to trace our steps. Join us in Ottawa on November 17 and 18, 2017 as we discuss emerging issues in these areas with experts and participants from across Canada. Now in its 18th year, this joint conference of the CBA National Administrative Law and Labour & Employment Law Sections is the foremost gathering of academics, practitioners, decision-makers, and judges working in these areas. Take advantage of this opportunity to discuss the latest legal developments, enhance your professional skills, network with colleagues in these challenging fields.

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Significant Recent Cases
Blaneys@Work is a site produced and run by Blaney McMurtry LLP’s Employment and Labour Group. It is full of useful information regarding recent events and decisions in the world of labour and employment law.
Useful Resources
Latest updates regarding current employment and labour issues.
Employment standards are essentially the foundation for creating productive workplaces, help protect the rights of workers and and provide the necessary conditions for a productive economy.
Federal labour standards set out the minimum standards that federally regulated employers and employees must follow.
The right to fair wages and working conditions extends to trades workers employed on construction sites under federal contracts, and is guaranteed under the Fair Wages and Hours of Labour Act and Regulations.
If you are an employee legally entitled to work in Canada, you have certain protections under the Wage Earner Protection Program Act concerning payment of your wages, vacation, severance and termination pay if your employer becomes bankrupt or subject to a receivership under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
The minimum wage is a basic labour standard that sets the lowest wage rate that an employer can pay to employees who are covered by the legislation.
Canadians have the right to be treated fairly in workplaces free from discrimination.
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