Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
Stringer LLP
Given the ever-increasing mobility of today’s workforce, employers need to protect themselves from the damage that can be caused by departing employees.
McMillan LLP
The abstract concepts of "tracking data" and "biometric information" may well become increasingly prevalent in Canadian courts.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
On November 6th, Howard Levitt was interviewed on Sun TV discussing the topic of the harassment cases for both Jian Ghomeshi and the development of cases against two MP’s on Parliament Hill.
Dentons (Canada)
The Ontario Ministry of Labour is proposing amendments to safety laws as part of a broader national and international initiative to implement the "Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals", known as "GHS", which is a worldwide system of classifying and providing information about hazardous workplace chemicals.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In our posts over the past two weeks, we discussed some of the myths surrounding target benefit plans (TBPs).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In the recent decision UFCW, Local 1400 v Prairie Pride Natural Foods Ltd, 2013 CanLII 82240 (SK LA), a Saskatchewan arbitration board upheld the dismissal of a long-term employee for workplace violence and harassment threats.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
With the holiday season fast approaching, many organizations are in the midst of planning their annual holiday parties.
Dentons (Canada)
The Ontario Ministry of Labour is proposing that all Ontario workers be protected from excess noise in the workplace.
McMillan LLP
Generally, the Ontario Employment Standards Act ("ESA") requires employers to provide employees with notice of termination or termination pay in lieu of notice.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Since Unifor was created from the merger of Canadian Auto Workers and Communication, Energy and Paperworkers Union last year, another merger of unions in Canada has seemed likely.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
Non-competition and non-solicitation clauses in employment contracts (collectively referred to as "restrictive covenants") can be a source of frustration and uncertainty for employers and employees alike.
Rudner MacDonald LLP
Over the course of the last few days, my partner and I have been asked to comment on the Jian Ghomeshi situation repeatedly...
McLennan Ross LLP
Following the removal of two liberal MPs from Justin Trudeau's liberal caucus over allegations of sexual assault, and the ongoing Jian Ghomeshi affair
Minden Gross LLP
The recent case of Fernandes v. Peel Educational & Tutorial Services Limited provides a useful insight into an issue which has had employers gnashing their teeth for years.
In King v 1416088 Ontario Ltd., 2014 ONSC 1445 the common law doctrine for "common employer" was reaffirmed by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
As described in previous Blakes Bulletins, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) requires public and private organizations in Ontario to take proactive steps to eliminate barriers to the participation of individuals with disabilities in Ontario society.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The United States Department of Labor recently commenced legal action against a plan investment manager who failed to diversify plan investments, then sold the portfolio and left the proceeds uninvested for a period of two months, causing $7 million in losses.
On October 26, 2014, Jian Ghomeshi was fired from his position as a radio host with the CBC.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In the recent decision of TWU v Telus Communcitations Inc, 2014 ABCA 154, the Alberta Court of Appeal addressed the issues of when accommodation is required and whether there is a procedural duty to accommodate, in Alberta human rights legislation.
Davis LLP
On November 6, 2014, the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (the "Act"), also known as Bill 18, passed third reading in the Ontario legislature.
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Levitt & Grosman LLP
Jian Ghomeshi played a high risk, high stakes game. And he lost almost all of it. Now he could lose what may be the last chip he has left to play in his defence — the backing of his union.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The fundamental legal relationship between employer and employee is one of contract.
Torkin Manes LLP
One of your employees calls or emails that they are off today due to "stress". That employee provides you with no further information. What can you do or what should you do in the circumstances?
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
When one hears "constructive dismissal", one typically thinks of situations such as reducing an employee's salary or benefits or taking away an employee's job responsibilities.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The last few years has seen some major changes to the rules governing the ability of Canadian employers to bring temporary foreign workers into Canada.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The CBC announced that information had come to its attention recently that in its judgment precluded it from continuing its employment relationship with Mr.Ghomeshi.
McMillan LLP
In Canada, privacy is a relatively new and evolving area of law that is governed by a complex network of provincial and federal legislation as well as the common law.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
Mere weeks from the municipal election, the sudden news of Rob Ford’s cancer diagnosis brings to mind how devastating illness can be to one’s career.
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
Revenue Procedure 2014-55 purports to make US tax filing easier for US citizens or residents who own Canadian Registered Retirement Savings Plans.
Kranc Associates
Currently, there are essentially three programs by which skilled workers can seek permanent residence (in addition to provincial programs).
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