Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
Bennett Jones LLP
On October 29, 2014, the following three new job-protected leaves of absence will come into effect under Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
Employers should take note that complaints of being overworked are not simply a symptom of workplace dysfunction, they can be a cue for a lawsuit.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
"You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you," is a phrase familiar to anyone who watches crime dramas on television.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In its decision in King v. 1416088 Ontario Ltd., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the Court) recently reaffirmed a common law doctrine of "common employer."
Dentons (Canada)
A British Columbia judge has considered an employer’s concerns for the safety of replacement workers, in granting an injunction against picketing workers.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Part II and III of this series, we focused on how decumulation strategies can increase DC plan value.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In 2001, the Applicant, Sharon Fair, commenced disability leave related to general anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Miller Thomson LLP
Bill 21 introduces three new leaves to Employment Standards Act, 2000: Family Caregiver Leave, Critically Ill Child Care Leave, and Crime-Related Child Death or Disappearance Leave.
Davis LLP
An employer was liable for discrimination against a female employee on the basis of sex by sponsoring an event that was only for male sales executives and male clients.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
A caller to my CFRB employment law talk show last week said she had found a free severance pay calculation online.
CCPartners
Employers should keep in mind their obligations under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 as they relate to ensuring employees have adequate time off to vote.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In 2012, we referenced a case in which a complainant, terminated for breach of his employer’s drug and alcohol policy, failed to establish that the termination was discriminatory.
Cassels Brock
For employers that have employees with families in west Africa who have recently visited or who are currently visiting, the issue may be real and immediate.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Tribunal released a decision respecting the responsibility of employers for the conduct of third parties, and the responsibility to take coordinated action against harassment in the workplace.
Dentons (US)
An arbitrator has upheld the dismissal of a unionized employee for one incident of sexual harassment and threats on Facebook.
Stringer LLP
A freshly filed statement of claim in a class action lawsuit appears to combine two of the ongoing trends in employment litigation.
McInnes Cooper
The Regulations don’t specify the process to request the Director to review an officer’s orders or decisions; presumably, a party could initiate a review by filing a written request.
Benson Buffett PLC Inc.
Newfoundland and Labrador was the seventh Canadian province to enact whistleblower protection legislation, which came into force on July 1, 2014.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This month, we introduce a new series focusing on occupational health and safety issues to help employers ensure health and safety in the workplace.
McInnes Cooper
On October 15, 2014, the Nova Scotia government introduced legislation that will, if passed into law, permit Pooled Registered Retirement Pension Plans in NS.
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Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program was overhauled on June 20, 2014. Many of the changes were effective immediately, while others will be phased in.
Kranc Associates
Currently, there are essentially three programs by which skilled workers can seek permanent residence (in addition to provincial programs).
Kranc Associates
Ever since the ‘Royal Bank Scandal’ in 2013, the Canadian immigration system continues to implement further guidelines, restrictions, requirements and constraints for employers.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The fundamental legal relationship between employer and employee is one of contract.
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.
 Blumberg Segal LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently undermined the established practice of determining damages for wrongful dismissal.
McMillan LLP
The development of portable technology has dramatically altered the relationship between professional and personal life.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 5, 2013, the Government of Ontario introduced Bill 21, Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2013.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently rendered its decision in "Irving Pulp & Paper Limited v. Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 30".
FWCanada Inc.
Get Canadian Permanent Residence through nomination by Morden, Manitoba, under the Manitoba Pronvincial Nominee Program
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