Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
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.
Dentons LLP
Ontario’s government introduced workplace legislation on July 16, 2014 that would affect five labour and employment statutes in the province.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
With Damocles’ sword of constructive dismissal lawsuits looming over employers who wish to reassign staff, even a minor misstep can prove costly.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On June 27th, the Supreme Court of Canada released a decision in the Wal-Mart saga that will have a major impact on employment law in Québec.
Miller Thomson LLP
On July 16, 2014, the Government of Ontario re-introduced legislation to amend various employment-related statutes.
Minden Gross LLP
The recent decision in Miller v. A.B.M. Canada Inc. provides a useful lesson on the extent to which one can rely on the termination provisions in an employment contract.
Davis LLP
Even today, there can be little doubt that most employers still depend heavily on references in making hiring decisions.
Stewart McKelvey
You may recall our blog last year, "Take me out to the ball game": Too sick to work, but able to play softball? that dealt with a telecommunications employee alleging he was too sick to work, but was then observed playing in a slow-pitch softball tournament on the same day he called in sick.
McMillan LLP
Last August, we advised of proposed amendments to the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41 ("ESA") that would establish three new leaves for Ontario employees:
Davis LLP
One of the major challenges facing employers in Canada today is the management of employee disabilities.
Dentons LLP
As of July 1, 2014, Saskatchewan employers who violate certain occupational health and safety laws may be issued a Summary Offence Ticket.
Miller Thomson LLP
Another employer has run afoul of privacy laws in Canada, and, the employer’s actions may have been lawful if the employer had a clearly communicated policy in place.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Jana Steele recently co-authored the C.D. Howe Institute paper "Target Benefit Plans in Canada – An Innovation Worth Expanding".
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Ontario Human Rights Commission recently released its "Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions".
McMillan LLP
Electronic cigarettes with nicotine and cartridges of nicotine solutions are widely available to consumers despite Health Canada's warnings.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On Friday, June 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Wal-Mart will have to compensate the former employees of its Jonquière establishment.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
It’s one of those pension administration nightmares – someone of pensionable age shows up at your door claiming he was an employee 20 years ago and asks for his pension.
Stewart McKelvey
The grievor was a crane operator with three years seniority. He complained about a co-worker on Facebook.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
On June 20 2014, Howard Levitt was interviewed on CKWF-FM "The Wolf 101.5 (Peterborough)" discussing issues surrounding addictions in the workplace privacy.
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Lawson Lundell LLP
Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced significant reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Davis LLP
Canada's immigration programs are in the process of undergoing some of the most significant changes that have been made in recent memory.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The fundamental legal relationship between employer and employee is one of contract.
Kranc Associates
Employment and Social Development Canada has announced further sweeping changes to its Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).
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.
Green and Spiegel LLP
It’s been two weeks since the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada imposed a moratorium on the Food Services Sector’s access to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in response to allegations that the program was being abused in order to displace Canadian workers.
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.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
On June 20, 2014, Ministers Jason Kenney and Chris Alexander held a press conference to introduce the International Mobility Program (IMP).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program allows for the transfer of Executives, Senior Managers and Specialized Knowledge workers from a foreign entity.
Dentons LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has denied an employee’s claim for workers’ compensation benefits for "chronic stress".
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