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Dentons LLP
It was not "harassment" for a manager to mention the College of Nurses of Ontario and remind nurses of their professional obligations, an arbitrator held.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Justice Mongeon of the Superior Court of Quebec issued an important decision on the status of pension plan claims in the context of a CCAA restructuring.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The government of Alberta tabled Public Sector Pension Plans Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 9), which proposes significant changes.
Dentons LLP
Does a "kick in the butt" excuse a punch in the mouth? That was the question facing the Court in the recent case of Li v Furguson.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Alberta appears to be moving forward with its pension reform agenda.
Miller Thomson LLP
On April 1, 2014, Bill C-45, also known as the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, came into effect, amending parts of the Canada Labour Code.
Dentons LLP
Ontario’s government has introduced a Bill that would result in harsher penalties for distracted driving.
Dentons LLP
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ruled that an employer is not liable for discriminatory and harassing texts sent by a rogue employee.
Dentons LLP
A Ministry of Labour inspector has ordered an Ontario school board to revise its workplace violence policy.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In December 2012, the Alberta government gave royal assent to Bill 10, the new Employment Pension Plans Act.
Dentons LLP
Does a "kick in the butt" excuse a punch in the mouth? That was the question facing the Court in the recent case of Li v Furguson.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On April 15, 2014, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia issued a report regarding the use of police information checks in British Columbia.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 28, 2014, the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities released "Guideline No. 8: Defined Contribution Pension Plans Guideline".
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The former Labour Minister, Agnès Maltais, announced in February 2014 the increase to the minimum wage in Quebec effective May 1, 2014.
Stringer LLP
The internal responsibility system is an essential part of an organization’s due diligence program.
Field LLP
In an ongoing debate, an Alberta Arbitration Board found that an employer’s random drug and alcohol testing policy is unreasonable.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Ontario Human Rights Commission published a new comprehensive Policy on preventing discrimination because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
April 1st, 2014 marked the date of the coming into force of certain changes to Part III of the Canada Labour Code.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently released its decision in Kartna v. Toronto.
Stringer LLP
In unionized industries, there are well established rules governing when multiple companies can be considered a single employer under the law.
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BlackBerry Limited v. Marineau-Mes is a refreshing case for employers that wish to hold their employees to the terms in their employment agreement.
Stewart McKelvey
I wrote a blog about managers and supervisors who recommend their employees on LinkedIn in October 2012.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Can you fire an employee who has been away from work for a lengthy period of time due to an illness or disability?
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The fundamental legal relationship between employer and employee is one of contract.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
About 90% of us are employees or employers — generally, even those who call themselves independent contractors and even many partners are employees.
Roper Greyell LLP
In Price v. Top Line Roofing, Top Line laid off two of its oldest journeymen, Mr. Price, who was 53 and a colleague, who was in his 60s.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A recent Florida decision provides some valuable guidance for Canadian employers wishing to keep settlement agreements strictly confidential.
McLennan Ross LLP
Employees who suffer mental distress by bullying or harassment in the workplace are barred from suing for damages if subject to workers’ compensation insurance.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
In the latter half of 2013 there have been significant changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), and specifically to the rules relating to obtaining Labour Market Opinions (LMOs).
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".
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