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Integritas Workplace Law Corporation
In this decision, the SCC expanded the scope of the "workplace" in relation to human rights.
In March 2017, Susan Crawford of CCPartners successfully obtained a decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal in Kielb v. National Money Mart Company which upheld a clearly worded bonus limitation clause.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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Crowe Soberman LLP
Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum wage in Ontario increased to $14 per hour, representing a 21 per cent increase ...
According to data from other jurisdictions that have already adopted similar legislation, the legalization of cannabis could lead to an increase in the consumption of cannabis because of the decrease in the stigma associated with it.
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
It is increasingly common for Canadians to be living on their own as they enter retirement: it is a living arrangement that some plan for, while others do not.
McLennan Ross LLP
According to recent surveys conducted by Abacus Data and Insight West, more than half of adult women in Canada have experienced sexual harassment over their careers.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Following the recent increase in Ontario's minimum wage from $11.60 to $14.00, the decision by a Tim Horton's franchisee to reduce employee benefits to compensate for such increase caused an international uproar.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
n August 2017 the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ordered Detour Gold Corp. to pay a fine of $1.4 million after it pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal negligence causing the death of an employee.
Miller Thomson LLP
With the expected coming into force in July 2018 of Bill C-45, which intends to legalize the recreational use of marijuana...
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
As usual, 2017 was a year filled with interesting labour and employment law developments. What follows are a few of the highlights from a Manitoba perspective.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Canadian government introduced Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, in the House of Commons on April 13, 2017 and has indicated it intends to bring the legislation into force no later than July, 2018.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Canada Labour Code (the "Code") has been recently amended by Bill C-63.
Integritas Workplace Law Corporation
In The Employee v. The Company and the Owner, 2017 BCHRT 266, the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") refused to dismiss a complaint despite a settlement agreement between the parties.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The risk of additional costs can be avoided by including a carefully crafted termination clause in all employment agreements.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This morning, Premier John Horgan announced changes to BC's minimum wage. The current hourly minimum wage of $11.35 was implemented on September 15, 2017.
It may not measure up to damage awards you'll find south of the border but a recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has shown that the right set of circumstances can lead to hefty damage awards against employers.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Premier John Horgan announced today the next steps in British Columbia's planned move toward a $15 per hour minimum wage, which was a central component of the NDP's political platform in the 2017 provincial election.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Changes to maternity and parental leaves are among the amendments in effect since January 1, 2018.
McInnes Cooper
Many employers use written workplace policies as a day-to-day workplace management tool;
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Our annual thought leadership report is now available to download.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
On January 1, 2018, the section of Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000 dealing with public holiday pay is revised.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As we look forward in our crystal ball to looming issues on the horizon for 2018 and onwards, one that certainly comes to the fore is the regulation of those who provide financial advice and financial planning services, ...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On December 15, 2017, Bill 30: An Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of Working Albertans [Bill 30] received royal assent...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In December, 2017 an Ontario court issued a surprising decision that should be noted by employers across Canada
Lawson Lundell LLP
Last week, we discussed a recent Ontario case where four former employees of Soulpepper Theatre filed sexual harassment suits alleging sexual touching, groping and harassment over a period 13 years
Integritas Workplace Law Corporation
He also stated that the Commission knew that, notwithstanding his proposal, he was seeking better accommodation.
Miller Thomson LLP
The start of a new year is often a time for setting objectives and preparing for the year ahead.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
It seems like every day a new story surfaces about allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood elites and other celebrities. Each time, the online world erupts and anyone with a computer can have their say.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Medically authorized marijuana is currently legal in Canada and in 2018, it is expected that recreational marijuana will become legal as well.
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