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Appleby
Whether the decision of the Employment Tribunal was wrong.
Stewart McKelvey
Last week's Nova Scotia Court of Appeal's decision in Halifax Herald Limited v. Clarke, 2019 NSCA 31, is good news for employers.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Recently an interesting summary judgment decision on a wrongful dismissal case was released in Alberta. In Belanger v. Western Ventilation Products Ltd. (Belanger), 2019 ABQB 571
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Imagine being told that you owe someone nine years' salary and benefits. And that person had no duty to mitigate their damages. And that effectively means you owe that person more than $1 million.
Siskinds LLP
"Privity of contract" is a common law tradition. The rights and obligations imposed by contracts are private – strangers to the contract generally have no entitlement to enforce such rights
Charles Russell Speechlys
As we head towards Halloween with the various permutations of a deal, a further delay to Brexit (most likely) or crashing out of the EU,
Withers LLP
Companies should take note of the substantive changes to the Employment Act (the "EA") that came into effect on 1 April 2019.
Andersen Tax & Legal
The legal question was whether she was entitled to compensation at the end of his temporary contract.
Hogan Lovells
Workers are protected against being subjected to a detriment on the ground that they have refused to comply with a requirement
Hogan Lovells
Protected conversations, or "pre-termination negotiations" as they are referred to in law, were introduced in 2013
Hogan Lovells
Workers are protected against being subjected to a detriment on the ground that they have refused to comply with a requirement
ICSA
In the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder Limited the Supreme Court (SC) considered whether or not words could be removed from a non-compete clause to make it enforceable.
Gowling WLG
The historic Supreme Court hearing and judgment on the proroguing of Parliament was hands down the case of the month.
Dentons
In a recent Scottish case, the Court of Session has held that an Employment Tribunal (ET) was entitled to re-label the potentially fair reason for an employee's....
Dentons
Privilege is a well-known right entitling a person who is involved in legal proceedings, in certain circumstances, to withhold documents from inspection by their opponent during the disclosure process
Dentons
The public interest test was introduced as an additional requirement for whistleblowing protection in 2013
Dentons
In instances of serious misconduct, an employer may in certain circumstances want to suspend an employee who is being investigated as part of a disciplinary process
Butler Snow LLP
Unlike employees in private companies, government workers have much better job protection when it comes to speaking their mind about politics or other matters of public concern.
McDermott Will & Emery
Although multi-jurisdictional compliance is a challenge in relation to every aspect of employment law, the structure of employment contracts and the enforcement
STA Law Firm
Redundancy is one of the most contested and controversial aspects of employment, especially with regards to economies with unfavourable economic climates.
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Herrington Carmichael
In the case of Okwu v Rise Community Action, the EAT found that, in relation to whether a protected disclosure was in the public interest or not, it only requred the employee to have reasonable belief that it was.
Herrington Carmichael
We are pleased to provide you with the Herrington Carmichael LLP employment law update for September 2019.
Cassels Brock
More often than not, a resignation letter from a valued employee will be as welcomed by employers and human resources professionals alike as a skunk at a company picnic.
CCPartners
CCPartners has blogged on a number of court decisions over the last five years that have dealt with the enforceability of termination clauses
Vincent Young
This recent Federal Circuit Court decision reminds us of the need for employers to ensure that redundancies are implemented on the basis of genuine operational reasons.
Vincent Young
Each financial year, the Fair Work Commission's (FWC) Expert Panel for wage reviews undertakes it annual wage review and subsequently publishes its decision
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Banerji decision supports employers who seek to protect their reputation from being undermined by employee conduct.
DLA Piper
It is no surprise that the workplace is not immune to the changes seen in the transition from one generation to the next.
Swaab
The article examines employer compliance with consultation requirements in the context of redundancy and unfair dismissal.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In the recent case of Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal held that a termination clause was unenforceable
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