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By Terra Welsh, Kristin Kersey
As usual, 2017 was a year filled with interesting labour and employment law developments. What follows are a few of the highlights from a Manitoba perspective.
By B Douglas Tait
Hacks, leaks and cyber attacks dominated the news in 2017. However, while these events were generally driven by the hackers intent to gather information ...
By Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
In May of 2016, Catherine Metrycki came up with the idea for Callia when one of her friends got promoted and Catherine wanted to send flowers, as a congratulatory gift.
By John Stefaniuk
On November 20, 2017 Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced at a public event that the federal government will support Bill C-262, an NDP Private Member's Bill requiring the Government of Canada ...
By Stéphanie Tétreault
Recently, a number of significant and complex proposed changes to Canada's tax legislation were announced, which could result in many privately held corporations becoming redundant.
By Colton Hnatiuk
An employee's legal ability to use cannabis for medical purposes was confirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada in 2015 in the decision R v. Smith.
By Colton Hnatiuk
Any violation of the employer's workplace policies in this regard could result in discipline, up to and including termination.
By Andrew Sain
Builder's risk (also known as course of construction) insurance policies almost always contain some form of exclusion relating to the cost of repairing or replacing faulty or improper material...
By Megan Smith
Restrictive covenants in employment agreements, commonly known as non-competition or non-solicitation clauses, are notoriously difficult to enforce.
By John Stefaniuk
Disputes are often resolved through arbitration. Arbitrators often interpret and apply the law in arriving at a decision.
By Scott J. Hoeppner, Robert W. Olson
Words such as harassment, bullying, and sexual harassment are fast becoming a staple of workplace vernacular and, with headlines like those above, it's really no surprise.
By John Stefaniuk, Melanie LaBossiere (Summer student)
Disputes are often resolved through arbitration. Arbitrators often interpret and apply the law in arriving at a decision.
By Scott J. Hoeppner
In the world of human resources, issues surrounding employee misconduct and discipline are becoming increasingly complex and difficult to navigate
By Leilani Kagan, Melissa Malden, Stephen Porco
On July 18, 2017, Finance Minister Bill Morneau released a consultation paper and a draft legislative proposal to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada).
By Jennifer McRae
The GTS has two categories, Category A and Category B.