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À moins de la commission d’une faute grave, tel que l’entend la Loi sur les normes du travail, par le salarié ou d’une entente avec le salarié, la réponse est NON.
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Here are the highlights of these changes, which now apply throughout Canada except Quebec (with the exception of increased processing fees).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Saskatchewan Labour Arbitrator Daniel Ish decided a policy grievance relating to the management of SaskTel extended sick leave program and individual grievances.
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The Supreme Court of Canada in IBM Canada v Richard Waterman considered whether employees’ pension benefits should be deducted from damages for wrongful dismissal.
McMillan LLP
In Québec, employment law requires that the employer provide reasonable notice or indemnity in lieu of notice when terminating an employee without cause.
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A very recent Supreme Court of Canada decision considered the parameters of the duty to bargain in good faith.
Dentons LLP
A recent Ontario decision suggests that laypersons - such as supervisors – may assess whether a person is impaired from drugs or alcohol.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A few years back, the human rights system in Ontario was overhauled. The Human Rights Commission was to no longer investigate complaints.
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Un salarié réclame en Cour supérieure de son ancien employeur une indemnité substantielle en délai-congé par suite de son congédiement sans motif sérieux.
The Ontario Superior Court grappled with the question of whether an employer is entitled to deduct STD and LTD benefits from wrongful dismissal notice award damages.
Bennett Jones LLP
In Ontario, employees are entitled to notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice of termination in accordance with the Employment Standards Act, 2000.
Bennett Jones LLP
It is estimated that one in five Canadians will experience a mental health disability or addiction in their lifetime.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Our colleagues in Québec have produced a helpful summary of the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision involving a Wal-Mart in Jonquière, Québec.
Dentons LLP
A new Ontario Bill will give unpaid trainees the protection of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The OHSA currently gives that protection to paid workers only.
Davis LLP
In Marquardt v Strathcona County, 2014 AHRC 3, the Alberta Human Rights Commission considered the validity and enforceability of an employment release.
Stewart McKelvey
…after her employment was terminated for refusing to undergo a background check, the defendant embarked on an email campaign with her former employer that culminated in threats and conduct akin to extortion.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 22, 2014, the Alberta government approved the long-awaited regulations to its new Employment Pension Plans Act (New Act).
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Now that the half-way point of 2014 has come and gone, employers that have not already considered the next set of requirements under Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (the AODA) would be wise to do so.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Quebec, employees’ rights to statutory holidays and annual vacation are governed by the Act Respecting Labour Standards.
Cassels Brock
The Ministry of Labour has recently published a new version of the "What You Should Know About The Ontario Employment Standards Act" poster.
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Canada's immigration programs are in the process of undergoing some of the most significant changes that have been made in recent memory.
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Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced significant reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The fundamental legal relationship between employer and employee is one of contract.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
An Alberta judge upheld a master’s decision to strike the statement of claim of a worker seeking to sue his employer for injuries resulting from workplace harassment.
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Employment and Social Development Canada has announced further sweeping changes to its Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).
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New employee rights, and concomitant employer obligations, are springing up with such frequency that this weekly column barely has room to catalogue them. Following is the latest addition.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
On June 20, 2014, Ministers Jason Kenney and Chris Alexander held a press conference to introduce the International Mobility Program (IMP).
Bennett Jones LLP
The Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations could substantially increase the number of Canadians using lawfully prescribed medical marijuana.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On June 1, 2014 the minimum wage in Ontario will increase from $10.25 to $11 per hour. Effective 2015, increases reflecting the Consumer Price Index will be announced annually each April and take effect the following October.
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The Supreme Court of Canada has denied an employee’s claim for workers’ compensation benefits for "chronic stress".
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