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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The scheduling of work is one of many areas that would see significant revamping under Ontario's proposed Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (Bill 148).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Parties to an asset transaction should carefully consider the implications of the proposed acquisition on existing employment arrangements, including, non-competition agreements...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada, the Court had occasion to apply the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Wilson v Atomic Energy of Canada ltd (Wilson) for one of the first times.
McMillan LLP
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has affirmed an Ontario Superior Court trial decision which upheld an employee bonus limitation provision despite describing the limitation as "somewhat draconian.
Aird & Berlis LLP
In what may prove either to be a landmark decision or a mere outlier confined to its unique facts, the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
McMillan LLP
Brake v. PJ-M2R Restaurant Inc. (2017 ONCA 402) is an important decision on employers' potential liability in wrongful dismissal actions.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
An employer based in Brampton failed to pay 43 employees more than $125,000 in wages, and has been sentenced to 30-days in jail.
Cox & Palmer
Earlier this year, the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal unanimously upheld the decision of the Trial Division in Evans v Avalon Ford Sales (1996) Limited.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
Part I reviewed the recent legislative changes and broadly how they will apply to employers in Canada. This Part II provides suggestions for what employers should do to ensure compliance...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 15, 2017, the SCC released its decision in Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp. Stewart is a welcome decision for employers looking to improve and enforce alcohol and drug policies...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 15 juin 2017, la Cour suprême du Canada a rendu la décision Stewart c Elk Valley Coal Corp., facilitant ainsi le congédiement par les employeurs des consommateurs de drogues ayant violé...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 1, 2017, the first reading of Bill 148, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and to make related amendments to other acts...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The special minimum wage rates for liquor servers, students under 18, hunting and fishing guides, and homeworkers will increase by the same percentage as the general minimum wage.
Earlier this year the British Columbia Court of Appeal issued a decision that should assist unionized employers dealing with accommodating employees.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Summer is at hand (almost) and summer vacations as well. Every year at this time, employers become concerned about their obligations in connection with the St. John the Baptist Day National Holiday.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Over the past couple of weeks the government has discussed and unveiled a number of workplace reforms in the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This proposal represents the largest increase to the minimum wage in the province's history.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The proposed Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) represents the first major overhaul of Ontario's employment and labours in over two decades.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The employer, Elk Valley Coal Corporation, operated an open pit coal mine near Hinton, Alberta.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In this case, the Appellant was terminated when he tested positive for cocaine after being involved in an accident, driving his loader.
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McMillan LLP
In a quick follow-up to the measures announced in its 2017 Budget, and following consultations on pension solvency conducted in 2016, the Ontario government has announced proposed changes that will ease the burden on single-employer defined benefit pension plan sponsors.
McMillan LLP
In a recent article, Changing Workplaces Review Recommends Significant Changes to Ontario's Labour and Employment Laws, we provided readers with a summary of the most notable proposed changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995,
Howie, Sacks & Henry
When you see the words Canada Pension Plan, or its familiar acronym CPP, your mind probably turns to happy thoughts of retirement.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Social media has drastically changed the way people communicate and do business.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The recent Supreme Court decision of Glimhagen v. GWR Resources Inc., 2017 BCSC 761, illustrates how an independent contractor can become a dependent contractor –
Field LLP
Bill 17: The Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act, was introduced in the Alberta Legislature on May 24, 2017.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On May 23, 2017, The Changing Workplaces Review – Final Report (Report) was released, recommending major changes to the province's employment standards and labour relations legislation.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On May 24, 2017, the Government of Alberta tendered and passed first reading of Bill 17: Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act (the "Bill").
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On May 24, 2017, Alberta's NDP government introduced Bill 17, the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act, after weeks of speculation that it would make changes to the Employment Standards...
By now we all know that an employer has a duty to accommodate an employee with a disability to the point of undue hardship.
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