Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Ministry inspectors have very broad powers to enter the workplace and inspect company documents to ensure compliance with the Employment Standards Act, 2000.
Dentons (Canada)
An employer that dismissed an employee after a harassment investigation did not breach a previous safety-reprisal settlement with the employee.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The recent decision of Justice Kane in Paquette v. Quadraspec Inc. has arguably changed employees’ entitlement to severance pay on the termination of employment.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a recent arbitration decision involving a utility company, an Ontario arbitrator reiterated the importance of trust in the employment relationship.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
It is only recently that effective whistleblowing laws and procedures have begun to be studied comparatively and become one of the priorities of the G20.
Davis LLP
More Ontario employers may face liability for severance pay after a recent decision cast doubt on the meaning of "payroll" under the Employment Standards Act, 2000.
Miller Thomson LLP
An emerging issue in the workplace is the expanding definition of "family status" and the obligation of employers to accommodate the childcare needs of employees.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
2014 is shaping up to be the year of the minimum wage increase across Canada.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The recent B.C. Supreme Court decision in Khan v. All-Can Express Ltd. confirms a growing trend across Canada.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Employers often debate whether to engage people for an indeterminate period, or for a fixed term.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
On September 4th 2014, Howard Levitt was quoted in The Toronto Star in regards to the labour dispute between Richtree Markets and Unite Here Local 75.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
Many employees foolishly decide to save the hour or so in legal fees to have their contracts reviewed, only to then forfeit vastly greater amounts.
Dentons (Canada)
An employee’s lack of knowledge of safety laws was a proper consideration in his employer’s decision to deny him a promotion.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Effective September 1, 2014, the new Alberta Employment Pension Plans Act and Employment Pension Plans Regulation came into force.
CCPartners
One of the most hotly contested issues on termination is whether an employee is entitled to a bonus that would have been payable at a later date.
Sherrard Kuzz LLP
It can be challenging for an employer to navigate the obstacles presented when attempting to accommodate an employee with a physical or mental disability.
Dentons (Canada)
A 19-year-old has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder after he stabbed to death a youth worker at a supported independent living facility in Alberta in 2012.
Dentons (Canada)
The purpose of the amendment is to protect recipients of LTD benefits from reductions in their benefits when their employer faces financial challenges.
Stringer LLP
While employee theft is frequently grounds for termination, shades of grey do appear in the case law.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In this post, we discuss the amendments in the new Employment Pension Plans Act and the accompanying Employment Pension Plans Regulation.
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Currently, there are essentially three programs by which skilled workers can seek permanent residence (in addition to provincial programs).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
So much for the rule of thumb that an employee should receive one month of notice for every year of service.
Stewart McKelvey
On June 20, 2014, the Government of Canada announced a series of reforms to overhaul the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The fundamental legal relationship between employer and employee is one of contract.
Dentons (Canada)
Every now and then, it’s worth it for even the most seasoned HR professional to receive a reminder about best practices in the workplace.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
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.
Minden Gross LLP
Let’s begin our analysis with a review of the distinction between employees and independent contractors.
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.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
For the majority of employees, vacation time, vacation pay and public holidays will be set out in the terms of their employment contract.
FWCanada Inc.
Get Canadian Permanent Residence through nomination by Morden, Manitoba, under the Manitoba Pronvincial Nominee Program
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