Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
Dentons (US)
An arbitrator has upheld the dismissal of a unionized employee for one incident of sexual harassment and threats on Facebook.
Stringer LLP
A freshly filed statement of claim in a class action lawsuit appears to combine two of the ongoing trends in employment litigation.
McInnes Cooper
The Regulations don’t specify the process to request the Director to review an officer’s orders or decisions; presumably, a party could initiate a review by filing a written request.
Benson Buffett PLC Inc.
Newfoundland and Labrador was the seventh Canadian province to enact whistleblower protection legislation, which came into force on July 1, 2014.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This month, we introduce a new series focusing on occupational health and safety issues to help employers ensure health and safety in the workplace.
McInnes Cooper
On October 15, 2014, the Nova Scotia government introduced legislation that will, if passed into law, permit Pooled Registered Retirement Pension Plans in NS.
Dentons (Canada)
The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an Ebola Web Page providing information on Ebola and how to protect workers.
Torkin Manes LLP
Various situations arising in the workplace can trigger the need for an investigation
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On May 22, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that a partner in a BC law firm could not invoke human rights protection against age discrimination in employment to prevent his mandatory retirement
Miller Thomson LLP
Anyone who is unfamiliar with Québec’s current events and public debates might be puzzled by the sight of police officers wearing funky cargo pants.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
As of October 29 the statute will be amended to include "family caregiver," "critically ill child care," and "crime-related child death and disappearance" leaves of absence.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In our last post in this series, we considered whether the development of decumulation strategies for defined contribution plans may be a matter of good DC governance.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
In the matter of Commission des normes du travail v. Compagnie d’assurances Standard Life du Canada, the Court of Québec had to decide whether an employer could file a counterclaim against an employee in proceedings in which Quebec’s Labour Standards Commission
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
As set out in a prior update, the Canadian government announced significant changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in June.
Lerners
In September 2008, an employee of BMO was suspended pending an investigation into a harassment complaint, after which he was disciplined.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Read Marino Sveinson's article "Assessing WorkSafeBC’s bullying prevention policies one year on" featured in the October 7-13, 2014 edition of Business in Vancouver.
McLennan Ross LLP
A recent Ontario case illustrates how recognition of past service with former employers can impose increased liability for reasonable notice of termination.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In August 2011, the B.C. Court of Appeal held that pension benefits received by an employee during the reasonable notice period were not to be deducted from wrongful dismissal damages.
Torkin Manes LLP
Carolyn Johnston discusses human rights and accommodation including what a request for accommodation is, what common mistakes businesses make in the accommodation process, what are the consequences and what to do to prepare your business for accommodation requests
Dale & Lessmann LLP
There are two types of statutorily mandated pay that an employer may be required to provide an employee upon termination.
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Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program was overhauled on June 20, 2014. Many of the changes were effective immediately, while others will be phased in.
Kranc Associates
Currently, there are essentially three programs by which skilled workers can seek permanent residence (in addition to provincial programs).
Kranc Associates
Ever since the ‘Royal Bank Scandal’ in 2013, the Canadian immigration system continues to implement further guidelines, restrictions, requirements and constraints for employers.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The fundamental legal relationship between employer and employee is one of contract.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The collective agreements for all teachers in the Province of Ontario expired on August 31, 2014. Teachers' unions have given notice to bargain.
 Blumberg Segal LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently undermined the established practice of determining damages for wrongful dismissal.
McMillan LLP
The development of portable technology has dramatically altered the relationship between professional and personal life.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 5, 2013, the Government of Ontario introduced Bill 21, Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2013.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently rendered its decision in "Irving Pulp & Paper Limited v. Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 30".
FWCanada Inc.
Get Canadian Permanent Residence through nomination by Morden, Manitoba, under the Manitoba Pronvincial Nominee Program
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